Category Archives: data-mining

  1. Advertising and the annals of absurdity

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    June 18, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    File this one under “A” for “absurd” – or maybe it should be “C” for candid. An article in Advertising …
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  2. Prism, privacy and marketing.

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    June 10, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    There is a great article in Advertising Age about the effect the recent revelations about the government’s data mining efforts …
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  3. Google and world domination

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    June 5, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    Well, maybe not really. According to this piece in Advertising Age, Google is “happy” to answer any questions the Federal …
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  4. McDonald’s doesn’t sell junk food…according to McDonald’s

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    June 5, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    This item appeared in the Tulsa World last month concerning criticism of its marketing practices at its annual shareholders meeting. …
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  5. Cognitive customer service

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    May 30, 2013 by Tamara Piety

    An article in Advertising Age asks whether marketers are ready for “cognitive customer service.”  Basically the pitch is to use …
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