Oh, the irony!


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Spats McGee
April 16, 2014, 05:49 PM
Am I the only one to notice that Bloomberg's latest project is running an ad here at THR?

http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=197382&stc=1&d=1397684953

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Pizzapinochle
April 16, 2014, 05:59 PM
Lots of posts about bloomberg = computer algorithms deciding people on this page care about bloomberg

hso
April 16, 2014, 05:59 PM
http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=744365&highlight=advertising

Thank you Google for helping Mr. Bloomberg to pay for THR and the 2A activism that it represents. :evil:

Actually we're not taking ads from him, but your browsing history let's Google, or some other browswer, know you're interested in this topic and these folks pay the browser to put up ads and send a percentage our way. It is ironic that we'll make a few pennies off of this.

Spats McGee
April 16, 2014, 06:01 PM
hso, I like your take on the matter!

savanahsdad
April 16, 2014, 06:09 PM
just makes me :D

happygeek
April 21, 2014, 08:04 PM
Noticed it too, thanks for the explanation hso.

Hometeached1
April 26, 2014, 10:20 AM
If he only knew. :D

Derek Zeanah
April 26, 2014, 04:31 PM
Yup. They're paying through an ad network to advertise here.

If they can't be bothered to fine-tune their algorithms and want to waste some percentage of their ad buys, I'm not inclined to help them out by inserting a manual block.

(Other stuff that doesn't belong here should be PM'd to me and I'll block that, though.)

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