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  • Writer's pictureJ.R. Bjornson

When Targeted Ads Think They Know Your Marriage Better Than You Do

We've all been there – innocently scrolling through our social media feeds, chuckling at cat videos, and suddenly, bam! An ad pops up, implying that your marital ship is sinking faster than the Titanic. But hold the lifeboats, folks! In reality, your marriage is riding high on the waves of wedded bliss. Let's dive into the hilarious world of targeted ads that think they've got your relationship status all figured out.

The Sudden Plot Twist:

So, there you are, sharing a cozy moment with your significant other, when an ad for marriage counseling pops up. You look at your partner, they look at you, and you both burst out laughing. The audacity of these ads insinuating that your Netflix-and-chill is a SOS distress signal! Your marriage is stronger than ever, thank you very much.

The "You Know Too Much" Dilemma:

You start to wonder if your phone has morphed into an amateur marriage therapist, analyzing your every 'like' and 'share' as signs of impending doom. Perhaps it's time to ask your phone for its psychology degree and license to practice couple's therapy.

When Ads Get Personal – Too Personal:

Who knew that your recent search for a new couch would lead to an onslaught of ads suggesting "couples therapy for furniture harmony"? Or that browsing a recipe for spaghetti would result in ads for "relationship-saving spaghetti sauces"? Well, algorithms, I didn't realize spaghetti had relationship-fixing properties, but thanks for the tip!

The "Weird Flex, But Okay" Moment:

Targeted ads, are you suggesting that a vacation to a deserted island would miraculously transform my marriage into a Hollywood romance? Sorry, but we'd rather have a barbecue in the backyard and laugh about your overly ambitious matchmaking.


In the grand symphony of social media, targeted ads are like that one out-of-tune trumpet player who's convinced they're hitting all the right notes. Sure, they can be comically off-key at times, but let's not forget their occasional gems – like suggesting the perfect cupcake recipe when you're craving a sweet treat. Until then, raise a toast to your thriving marriage and the hilariously misguided ads that come with it. Cheers to a love that's solid enough to withstand even the most creative ad campaigns! 🥂📱❤️

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