That decision caused an uproar over the ad itself, the sponsor (the conservative organization Focus on the Family), and the prospect of politics seeping into a three-hour block where most Americans are trying to escape from the daily grind.But after CBS on Friday rejected a potentially controversial ad from Man Crunch, a Toronto-based gay dating site, it opened itself up for criticism – which came fast and furious.“Ads on the TTC cannot promote illegal activity.” The TTC received about 10 complaints concerning the ads themselves but it was only after TTC officials investigated Squirt.org’s service that they decided to pull the advertisement, he said.“If the advertiser were to resolve the promotion of illegal activity on its site, we would gladly reassess their desire to advertise,” he said.A CBS rep told Fox News that "the ad is still under review, the process takes a little while....Hardly a week goes by without another new think piece about online dating either revolutionizing society or completely ruining our ability to have real relationships.Sources tell the Hollywood Reporter that the network felt the site was trying to generate free publicity by the “tried-and-true" method of submitting an ad they know will be rejected.
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It’s the website the ads promote which the transit agency officials say encourage sexual activity in public.
“TTC staff looked at the website of the advertiser based on a concern raised with us that the site promotes sex in public places, including public washrooms,” Ross said.
And here I thought it was all about my charming personality. Does anyone else get ads this creepy from Facebook? Oh, and I’m now back into the realm of no relationship status.
I can’t deal with anymore targeted ads that only target one facet of my humanity.