A woman shared her tragic story of how social media kept targeting her with baby ads after she had a stillbirth

Gillian Brockell 

Source: The Washington Post
Gillian Brockell

At one of the saddest times of her life, Gillian Brockell kept seeing ads on social media that twisted the knife in her wound.

In an open letter posted to Twitter and addressed to “Tech Companies,” the Washington Post opinion video editor says she continued to be targeted with motherhood ads after learning that her baby would be stillborn.

At a time when the public is questioning tech companies’ hyper-specific ad targeting, Brockell’s letter highlights the damaging emotional effects this practice can have when these companies fail to adjust their targe