“An AOL spokesperson told BetaNews that the ads were spread across the political spectrum and represent both Democrats, Republicans and their aligned interest groups. “The Internet is obviously merging as a platform that politicians are using more effectively and more actively than they have in the past,” said the spokesperson.
As first reported by BetaNews, AOL has debuted new 30-second live action video advertising units called AIM Buddy List Super Video. AOL has integrated controls that enable users to silence videos in an attempt to strike a balance between revenue generating promotions and the quality of the AIM user experience.”
This is very sad to see, and a major reason why you should never give your information to organizations, even if you think it will be for a good reason.
Read the full story at BetaNews
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