- 8 May 2018
FOI reference: FOI/18/00993
Date received: 28 March 2018
Date responded: 19 April 2018
A list of individual, paid-for social media campaigns and audience targeting information used by the Scottish Government in each of the last five years.
To include campaign name, department/individual, audience targeting information in full, and the platform (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
I have enclosed a copy of all the information you requested, in the format that you requested (this is attached as a separate Excel file).
Advertising on social media platforms is a cost-effective way of targeting Scottish Government marketing campaigns to the particular audiences amongst whom we seek to influence attitudes or change behaviour.
All campaign targeting utilizes aggregated and anonymised first-party data and is fully compliant with current Data Protection laws.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House