Vegetarians save money on their car insurance? What the…?
Seriously. This was one of the ads I saw on my Facebook page:
I clicked through and it was even more ridiculous:
Entering my zip code and clicking through took me to an insurance company’s webpage which, of course, had nothing to do with me being a vegetarian. So it’s a clear example of companies using the information about me that they have purchased from Facebook to steer ads in my direction.
Makes you wonder if I had put “masturbation” as one of the interests in my profile I would have gotten this ad:
I’m just sayin’…