Authentic advertising

People are increasingly finding that their web images are snapped up by companies without their consent. This is in large part because advertisers are interested these days in putting forth a more “authentic” image, namely schmoes like us. Just look at the difference between a “nerdy teen” on Flickr and iStockPhoto to see why marketers might be tempted.

8 thoughts on “Authentic advertising

  1. That’s so funny. I am totally working on two different projects involving exactly this. We should talk about it next time I see you.

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