RE: memetics-digest V1 #1023

From: Lawrence DeBivort (
Date: Fri Apr 19 2002 - 14:57:57 BST

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    > Steve Drew:
    > I think [advertisers] have learned the 'cruder' techniques such as the
    'sex sells'
    > example you mentioned. I don't think it is because they are that good, but
    > that they stick to ones that have been useful in the past. The
    > problem they
    > face is that everyone's responses are different, and IMO they have not
    > developed enough ideas on how to overcome this yet, but if they do then I
    > agree that things could get rough.

    And that is one of the reasons we should be wary of turning memetics into a
    technology and releasing it publicly. I consider this list a public forum.


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