Uncomfortable Talks are provocative, inspirational talks and points of view about marketing & innovation hosted and sponsored by LHBS in Vienna.
The 27th of October, Relax In The Air held a talk with the title “We Created a Monster”.
By focusing on markets, clients, campaigns, stats, profits and on the seemingly miraculous effects of social media, we, agencies and marketers have neglected our responsibility for the newly created users. By focusing on classic interruption we have lost focus on the end user experience and continue to bombard people with classic marketing gimmicks but in new digital platforms. Is there an ‘ethical’ issue in how we do marketing online and keep the user experience and benefits in mind?
Here is a media coverage by Horizont - Der Online-Informationsdienst für Werbung, Medien & Marketing: http://www.horizont.at/newsdetail/news/we-created-a-monster.html