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AI & Advertising, A Consumer Perspective

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Digital advertising is a booming industry: worth over $300 billion in 2019 alone. It’s also the primary business model sustaining the internet, humanity’s most important communications tool. But as AI-powered advertising grows more pervasive and sophisticated, it is doing so without guardrails. There are few rules to ensure it doesn’t surveil, misinform, or exclude consumers. If the industry doesn’t undergo major




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Harriet Kingaby

Harriet Kingaby

Co-chair of the Conscious Advertising Network and climate misniformation expert at Media Bounty. Advertising, ethics, disinformation and climate change.

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