The Trouble With Ad Networks, Continued

TechCrunch points out that my two most recent posts — Steve Jobs’s medical leave and deceptive ads served by Yahoo’s Right Media — have a connection. At least within the flawed logic of the ad-targeting machines used by ad networks and context targeting engines. The screenshot below, from TechCrunch, shows a Kaplan University ad (“Jobs Become Obsolete. Talent Doesn’t.”) alongside a story on the Steve Jobs situation. An added wrinkle: The Washington Post owns Kaplan.

Wash Post Steve Jobs News with Bad Jobs Ad

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