Nick Bergus on the dangers of clicking a “like” button in the name of humor:

Amused, I posted it to Facebook with the line “A 55-gallon drum of lube on Amazon. For Valentine’s Day. And every day. For the rest of your life.” And then I went on with my life. A week later, a friend posts a screen capture and tells me that my post has been showing up next to his news feed as a sponsored story, meaning Amazon is paying Facebook to highlight my link to a giant tub of personal lubricant.

I don’t know what Bergus is thinking here — he didn’t use an affiliate code on his link to the lube. So I have taken the time to do so, buy it from Amazon and I will post a link to your site if you use my affiliate code — you just need to provide me with a short 100-word review of the product.1

Hurry, only 10 left as of this writing.


  1. No, really, I will. 


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