Facebook Advertising: “Less than Useless”

Buying Popularity

That sounds so lame doesn’t it. Like the script of a bad Hollywood nerd movie. Yet that’s what Facebook appears to be selling…And Washington’s State Department appears to be buying in a big way.

The world of Facebook is awash in followers who are not what they seem. In January, Tyler Durden of Zero Hedge posted “It’s a Click Farm World,” about the illusion of millions of followers.

Fast forward one month….

Facebook Advertising is Vaporware

Have a look at this fascinating YouTube video, documenting an experiment conducted on the efficacy of advertising a page on Facebook. The results are…less than impressive.

Durden points out that this information is “…concerning when the entire US stock market appears propped up by an ever-shrinking layer of “social media”…”

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