California Food Fight Pits Corporate Ads Against “Status Updates”

From Tech Crunch:

Genetically modified food promises to cheaply feed the world, but is it dangerous? The agriculture industry will tell you no, organic food advocates will tell you yes, and science won’t give you a firm answer because test results are inconclusive so far.

TechCrunch, meanwhile, won’t tell you much on food tech topics like this because we usually focus on what’s interesting in Silicon Valley (which hasn’t been an agriculture hub for the last 70-odd years).

However, one long-time tech entrepreneur is trying to draw attention to the issue using the latest social media tools, and has gotten some interesting results from Facebook’s new Promoted Posts feature (which gives us a convenient angle to cover the larger issue).

Read on, here!

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