Facebook – Why Do We See The Ads We See On Facebook

Facebook , we complain and wonder about the ads we see but Facebook now give you the information as to why we see these ads. If you want to see why a brand wants you to see their ad, click the ellipses icon in the top-right of an ad, then click “Why am I seeing this ad?” to learn how you fit the profile the company is targeting. In the past this tool only showed one or two reasons that a user was targeted as above , — for instance, the user fits the demographic and has visited a relevant website. But Facebook claims that users soon will be able to see more details, such as the specific site they visited or Facebook page they liked. The tool will also guide users to a page where they can manage their ad preferences.

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Facebook Posts You Should Ignore – Designed To ” Suck You In “

You will occasionally see Facebook posts encouraging you to , invest , buy something that they have supposedly endorsed These posts are misleading and false so beware but I have seen many people believe what they have seen. Here is an example from my newsfeed this morning If you click on it , you will end up at This is a nonsense piece designed to ” suck you in ” and has been doctored to look like an ABC story

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Facebook -Should We Really Trust Ads For Tech Product Recommendations

So you have seen an ad on facebook for a tech solution / product and think you may download it or buy it – well you really should think twice.

One of the latest examples that has returned is Mackeeper.

The ad features a photo of a knowledgable looking person that is supposedly a Mac expert

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Should We Really Trust Ads On Facebook For Tech Product Recommendations

So you have seen an ad on facebook for a tech solution / product and think you may download it or buy it – well you really should think twice.

One of the latest examples that has returned is Mackeeper.

The ad features a photo of a knowledgable looking person that is supposedly a Mac expert

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