Software engineers are indoctrinated to believe: "People only hate ads when they aren't relevant." This doctrine has led to over 20 years of mass data collection. It's a lie, and if more engineers dared to question it, we'd get a lot further on #privacy.
@kylerankin how many times have you ever clicked an ad online
@kylerankin yeah that's what I thought. Online ads are seen as scams and bad deals.
Even ads on roadside signs have more credibility than an online ad.
They really need to rehabilitate online ads image. I mean most of us don't block then cuz we hate being advertised to, we just hate the security risk and the tracking.
And whenever there's a malicious ad that installs bullshit on your computer? Oh it's no one's fault. Bah.
@kylerankin it's a lot less about relevance. It's much more about legitimacy.
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