I’ve had a recent string of targeted ads that are not based on my consumption, but rather my conversations.
Some months ago, after lamenting to my wife about me mutually parting ways with the thickness of my hair (bald!), I started seeing rogane ads on my phone the next day.
Since then, it’s gotten weirder. The latest example was from grocery shopping last week. We walk past the Depends (Adult diapers!) and my wife teases me about acting like a grouchy an old man.
“Ohhhhh should we pick up some Depends for ya? :D”
And a retort with my usual awful humor:
“I guess it DEPENDS on the price!”
Anyway. Every day since then, I’ve been seeing ads for Depends on various Gawker sites...