Reply to post: Re: Good luck trying to use my Facebook account or Google searches to predict how I will vote...

Like a grotty data addict desperately jonesing for its next fix, Google just can't stop misbehaving

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Re: Good luck trying to use my Facebook account or Google searches to predict how I will vote...

The internet is full of people saying "no one can influence my vote". Those same people are always the ones who say "advertising doesn't work on me". I mean, there are probably 80% of people who will either vote for or against Trump and nothing will change their mind. They don't care about those people, they want the 20% who aren't certain yet. There are a lot of people who will only buy Pepsi or only buy Coke. They don't care about those people, they care about the ones who can be influenced.

Overall these things are effective on enough people that advertising/influence marketing is a multi billion dollar industry.

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