Sunday, May 17, 2020

VCR Wrestling shares a screenshot

@VCRWrestling is a wrestling fan and frequent Twitter troll.  He recently made a series of tweets claiming that Bryan Alvarez and the F4W website were getting money from Donald Trump to run Trump ads on the site's homepage.  He included a screenshot from what was presumably his phone: 

You can see that the Trump ad in the photo was delivered through Google AdSense.  My understanding is that Google AdSense will tailor ads based on whoever is viewing the website.  If Google AdSense thinks you're a Trump supporter, then the odds increase of Google Adsense showing you Trump ads.  When I visited recently, I got ads for the WWE Network and Yeshiva University:

Honestly, I can't tell if VCR Wrestling knew the meaning of the little Google AdSense icon.

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