TODAY.COM - For some, this ability accept seemed a little too amusing for amusing media.
On Saturday, Jen Lewis begin a targeted ad for ThirdLove bras apparent on her Facebook feed. It featured a archetypal dressed in a about identical accouterments to the one she was cutting at the time.
Though Lewis, a Brooklyn-based biographer and web designer, showed a faculty of amusement by announcement side-by-side photos of herself and the ThirdLove archetypal — both decked out in a blush button-up blouse and dejected jeans — the cheep went viral at a time back there are apropos over online privacy.
"Uh, Facebook aloof served me a bra ad area a woman is cutting the accouterments that I’m currently wearing," she tweeted.
The abnormally absolute ad landed at a time back there accept been letters that Facebook is exploring technology that would use webcams to barometer users' moods. (A media adumbrative for Facebook did not anon acknowledge to TODAY's appeal for comment.)
Several bodies who replied to Lewis' cheep bidding concern, advising her to awning her camera. But Lewis herself is quick to analyze to TODAY that she "didn't beggarly for this to become a altercation of ad aloofness and afraid cameras," and that she interpreted the accomplished acquaintance as a funny coincidence.
"I got dressed 45 account afore I saw the ad, and there's absolutely no way that anyone could spy on me through my iPhone camera, clue bottomward the outfit, appoint a archetypal to appear in on a Saturday morning, and upload a sponsored video to Facebook aural that time frame," Lewis said by email. "That would be absolutely ridiculous. It's aloof a accepted shirt from Madewell, a actual accepted store!"
By: Ethan Sacks (TODAY)