The Art of Subvertising on Facebook

Teresa Valdez Klein talks about infiltrating Facebook’s advertising with non-commercial messages:

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  • charlieprimero

    More like “subvertising” on the part of FaceBook to sell more ads.

    ” Hey kids!  Did you know Advertising on Facebook can be *subversive* !

    Subversive is awesome ! ”

    I wonder if the idea of avoiding negative advertising by not logging onto FaceBook ever crossed her mind.

    • Liquidself

       Right. because there’s no advertising anywhere else.

      • Chaorder Gradient

        Theres no advertising in a forest.

        • Calypso_1

          Depends on whether or not you know how to read signs.

  • ellipse

    yeah sure, you’re not pathetic reading fb ads, it’s the advertisers who make you feel bad… 

  • JaceD

    OMFG! Da adz on ma facebook makz ma soooo sad 2 LOLZ!

    Fuck you human race.

    • Andrew

      You’re not human?

      • JaceD

        No, I’m God.

        • Andrew

          We’re entirely your fault, you know.

          • JaceD

            I gave you free will, it’s not my fault you self obsessed apes squandered the gift I bestowed upon you to develop meaningless bullshit which only degrades my precious creation further.

          • Andrew

            Typical victim-blaming bullshit from the one with all the power, who set up the entire game.  Going to blame gays for your “precious creation” AIDS next?

          • JaceD

            I blame Satan for AIDS.

          • Andrew

            You made him too, knowing just what he’d do.

  • Goodfellowsmith

    I do not agree with facebook subvertising on facebook.

  • Garry

    Just want to say; Never used Facebook, don’t have a FB page, and you’re all dumb for using it.  

    • Andrew

      We don’t all use it.

      • Garry

        Why do you say that, because you don’t use it?  

        • Andrew

          Yes, because you said we all use it, and I don’t.

          • Garry

            If your not using it then your not lumped into the “All” category. All as in all the people who use it. Why even respond to my comment if you don’t use it. Do you want to be recognized for being a non-user? Do you need attention? Do you want to argue? Just be happy you aren’t part of the data mining hell hole that is Facebook. 

          • qigeek

            Who is looking for attention, here?

          • qigeek

            Who wants to be recognized for being a non-user?

          • Andrew

            I responded to your comment because it was unclear, and seemed to imply all Disinfo readers besides you are dumb Facebook users.  Now that you’ve clarified your statement, I have no beef with it.

  • Tchoutoye

    Why would you fight Facebook’s tactic of making you insecure and miserable by giving Facebook more money? Has this chick never heard of Adblocker? It’s free!

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