More on Facebook: marketers delight

“A company called Colligent mines social networks for data that it sells to record labels to help them decide which demographics or individual fans might like a particular artist, and those are just the very first nuggets marketers pull out of profiles. It and other companies track everything we publicly do on social networks and crunch it into marketing data. The company recently began signing clients outside the music industry, so your next household detergent could be marketed to you based on your appreciation of vintage Mister Clean ads.”


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