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It's also easy to predict dystopias that never came to life and keep saying "but one day it will!"...

Can you provide a concrete case where a person was manipulated by an ad into doing something she didn't want?

It happens all of the time, take any highly comercialised product, drink or food. Purpouse of adds is increasing sales and that is fine. I was refering to so customised adds that will fit your psihological profile that you will not resist.

Something like nestle does with enhanced flavours without people actualy knowing it:
linkedin.com/pulse/synomyx-aborted...

Back to the topic, rise awareness, make alternatives.

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