The Village Idiots are Running Social Media and Other Tech News.

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Seriously, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, can you make one intelligent decision? This year is not your year. Facebook has a massive problem, and people are finally taking notice. I feel like the village idiots finally got the power they always wanted. It’s going to be an interesting show.

Show Topics:

  • Facebook and the terrible mess
  • The reaction to the Facebook mess
  • Twitter’s unclear rules
  • Who is running this business?
  • YouTube is going to piss off people
  • What you should do about it.

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Facebook has no love for ad blockers

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Today’s Episode

Ad blockers, the necessary evil of online browsing. Most people use it to do anything on the web. Ads have become a problem. They are disruptive to the flow of posts. There are full-page ads that disconnect the consumer from the content. Publishers and marketers created this mess. This is a big problem. My professional pushed people to use ad blockers. Now, Facebook has to do something drastic. They need to make sure people are seeing ads. This is where the majority of their revenue comes from. More ad blockers used, then no money generated. I may not like Facebook, but, I understand why they are doing it. I also talk about the state of social media marketing. It’s similar to tech. There’s a lot of new tech being used and video is the dominant medium for this space. The future is interesting.

Anyways, listen from more of my insight.

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It’s a fact, native ads suck and Facebook loves ads

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Today’s Episode

I’ve said it before, marketers and advertisers do not make great ads. They are usually ok, but, mostly bad. The new reports show that publishers and marketers care about the impressions than trust. If we do not find a way to make them better, there go the profits. However, Facebook is doing well in that aspect. They also love to stuff anything with ads. They are ad happy. That’s a problem. It’s why people use ad-blockers. The problem is, it’s only going to get worse. We need to find a better way. I hope we can strike a balance between revenue and trust. Trust is hard to get back.

Marketers know that trust is everything. Let’s continue to build that trust between our company and customers. Anyways, on with the show!

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