This hilarious skit shows exactly what’s wrong with ads on the Web

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed YouTube funnymen CollegeHumor’s takes on technology: their ‘If Google Was a Guy‘ series is worth rewatching many times over,  and their bit titled, ‘What It’s Like Being In A Group Text‘ totally hit home for me, and their recent one about Facebook’s algorithm was spot on.

This time, the CH crew is taking on how internet ads work – or rather, how they fail to.

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Many sites insist on tracking visitors’ web activity with cookies to find out what they’re interested in, but they almost always use that data in the stupidest way possible – leading to massive wastes of marketing budgets and potential customers’ time.

No wonder people choose to use adblockers.

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