advertising is a psychoeconomic predator whose mechanism of operation is to financially capture artists and induce them to create in ways that collate individuals into a legible cultural taxonomy for behavioral influence. ideological media is the labor, attention is the raw resource, and minds primed for suggestion to mass behavior are the product.
the advertising hyperpredator and other propaganda has existed and been utilized in a primitive form since time immemorial, but its latest avatars have colonized almost every publicly viewable surface, and they dominate all communication and media infrastructure. even diy subcultures are within its taxonomy and influence and necessarily reproduce its behavior in order to survive.
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