That’s the big thing for me with advertising. There’s something really creepy – in a dirty trenchcoat and mismatched socks way – about people who are willing to expertly manipulate others, but not come talk to them as though they were human.
I love it. And the main post ain’t bad either:
There will, of course, be much pushback to tho the growth of online advertising by people who just want to avoid, not have to deal with, the advertising crammed into our eyballs and minds by people who are NOT participating in the interaction available on blogs (for example). I will be one of the people pushing back.
It is not about distrust of blogoshpere commercialisation or some kind of purism. It is about etiquette and respecting the people engaging in a conversation using blogs as a medium. There is another way then interrupting that conversation and ’stealing’ our attention for mind-numbing ads…