How to tell if you’re being targeted with emotional advertising
There are lots of different ways to tell whether an advertisement is targeted to you.
You can see if the message is being targeted to your friends or to people in your social network.
Or you can ask for details about the company or the ad.
You could also ask for the location of the ad and, if that’s available, the company’s name and address.
Or if it’s on Facebook or Instagram, you could check whether the ad is being shared by people you know.
But there are also other ways to test whether a company is trying to sell you an advert, such as by asking whether you are interested in the advert or if you have clicked on the link to the advert.
To make the test more accurate, you might want to look at the ad itself to see if it matches the criteria.
But in most cases, a click on the ad does not tell you whether the company is targeting you.
Here are some things to look for: is the advert targeted to a specific user?