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# ads - Friday 27 December, 2019

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020
# US Election
# US Election

Spotify to suspend political advertising in 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 8:04 PM 7,292 Views 7 Comments

The company said it does not have the necessary level of robustness in its systems to responsibly validate and review this content.

# ads - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Twitter announces it is banning all political advertisements
# Political Ads
# Political Ads

Twitter announces it is banning all political advertisements

Oct 30th 2019, 8:20 PM 7,127 Views 18 Comments

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the change in policy this evening.

# ads - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Watchdog to review use of term 'unlimited' in phone plan advertising
# Ads
# Ads

Watchdog to review use of term 'unlimited' in phone plan advertising

Aug 20th 2019, 1:47 PM 12,229 Views 34 Comments

The ASAI said new guidelines will help to ensure certain marketing terms are not misleading to consumers.

# ads - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals
# Illegal
# Illegal

EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals

Mar 20th 2019, 3:43 PM 8,753 Views 6 Comments

The fine brings Google’s total tab with the European Union to €8.2 billion in less than two years.

# ads - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories
# Obesity
# Obesity

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

May 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,872 Views 21 Comments

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

# ads - Thursday 24 May, 2018

This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online
# Transparency
# Transparency

This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online

May 24th 2018, 5:03 PM 22,594 Views 131 Comments

Google said that it was blocking ads – but Google isn’t the only way for campaigns to place ads online.

# ads - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year
# Data Privacy
# Data Privacy

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

May 15th 2018, 9:38 PM 11,202 Views 54 Comments

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

# ads - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Facebook feature shows official Eighth Amendment campaign pages are being managed by accounts located abroad
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Facebook feature shows official Eighth Amendment campaign pages are being managed by accounts located abroad

May 12th 2018, 9:30 AM 27,912 Views 157 Comments

A new Facebook feature silently went live for a period yesterday showing where managers of pages are located.

Poll: Should junk food ads be banned on Irish public transport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should junk food ads be banned on Irish public transport?

May 12th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,044 Views 49 Comments

The Mayor of London is proposing to bring in such a change to the English capital.

# ads - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Facebook announces a ban of all Eighth referendum ads from foreign sources
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Facebook announces a ban of all Eighth referendum ads from foreign sources

May 8th 2018, 1:33 PM 11,704 Views 59 Comments

Facebook said that it will not allow any ads coming from foreign sources which are deemed to be “attempting to influence the outcome of the vote on May 25″.

# ads - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Does Facebook really not sell your data to advertisers?
# Third Parties
# Third Parties

Does Facebook really not sell your data to advertisers?

Apr 15th 2018, 3:30 PM 14,468 Views 31 Comments

We take a look.

# ads - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Model quits L'Oreal ad campaign due to alleged 'anti-Israeli' tweets
# Amena Khan
# Amena Khan

Model quits L'Oreal ad campaign due to alleged 'anti-Israeli' tweets

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:37 AM 28,780 Views 101 Comments

Khan was to be the first woman in a hijab to front a mainstream shampoo campaign.

# ads - Sunday 21 January, 2018

10 iconic lines from ads that no Irish person will ever be able to forget
# Terenure
From The Daily Edge
# Terenure

10 iconic lines from ads that no Irish person will ever be able to forget

Jan 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 23,644 Views 12 Comments

For better or for worse.

# ads - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Government spent over €200k promoting the Public Services Card
# PR
# PR

Government spent over €200k promoting the Public Services Card

Jan 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 13,079 Views 35 Comments

The rollout of the card sparked a storm of publicity about its use last year.

# ads - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Government to oppose regulation of political ads as it would ban TDs advertising their local clinics
# Endorse This Message
# Endorse This Message

Government to oppose regulation of political ads as it would ban TDs advertising their local clinics

Dec 12th 2017, 9:25 PM 8,526 Views 27 Comments

Fianna Fáil said the new Bill will ensure the government stay within the definition of what is political advertising.

# ads - Sunday 10 December, 2017

11 celebrities who mortified themselves for that sweet, sweet ad money
# Get That Cash
From The Daily Edge
# Get That Cash

11 celebrities who mortified themselves for that sweet, sweet ad money

Dec 10th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,064 Views 3 Comments

Yes, that IS Owen Wilson trying to sell sofas to you before Gogglebox.

# ads - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost
# Open And Honest
# Open And Honest

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost

Oct 25th 2017, 7:40 AM 4,956 Views 10 Comments

Senators behind the Honest Ads Act referred to it as an issue of national security.

# ads - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

This is the first sanitary towel ad to actually show blood, instead of that mysterious blue liquid
# Bodyform
From The Daily Edge
# Bodyform

This is the first sanitary towel ad to actually show blood, instead of that mysterious blue liquid

Oct 18th 2017, 4:07 PM 10,351 Views 24 Comments

It’s about bloody time. (Ah weh weh weh.)

# ads - Friday 22 September, 2017

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat
# Car Trouble
# Car Trouble

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 107,914 Views 84 Comments

AIB was found to be in breach of the advertisers’ code.

# ads - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Watchdog rules against Nissan ad that showed sister standing up to brother's bully
# Ads
# Ads

Watchdog rules against Nissan ad that showed sister standing up to brother's bully

Sep 21st 2017, 12:51 PM 23,440 Views 56 Comments

It did not, however, find the ad was gender stereotyping or that the images were inappropriate.

# ads - Sunday 27 August, 2017

9 feelings everyone has about that An Post ad with the shrieking child
# Make It Stop
From The Daily Edge
# Make It Stop

9 feelings everyone has about that An Post ad with the shrieking child

Aug 27th 2017, 4:32 PM 15,282 Views 11 Comments

Have you ever heard of using your indoor voice?

# ads - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

We need to talk about those grim 'bin the poo' ads in Dublin
# Bin The Poo
From The Daily Edge
# Bin The Poo

We need to talk about those grim 'bin the poo' ads in Dublin

Jun 21st 2017, 7:48 PM 8,341 Views 11 Comments

Make it stop.

# ads - Thursday 27 April, 2017

The internet has unearthed this 1980s Avonmore ad starring a very young Miriam O'Callaghan
# Genuinely
From The Daily Edge
# Genuinely

The internet has unearthed this 1980s Avonmore ad starring a very young Miriam O'Callaghan

Apr 27th 2017, 10:11 AM 13,048 Views 2 Comments

Ah, wouldja look?

# ads - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Old Irish ads from the past 50 years are free to view online from today
# The Irish Adverts Project
# The Irish Adverts Project

Old Irish ads from the past 50 years are free to view online from today

Apr 26th 2017, 9:00 PM 46,470 Views 55 Comments

The Irish Film Institute have been working to restore almost 8,000 rolls of film that had been damaged by mould.

# ads - Friday 7 April, 2017

9 ridiculous things that always happen in feminine hygiene ads
# Have A Happy Period
From The Daily Edge
# Have A Happy Period

9 ridiculous things that always happen in feminine hygiene ads

Apr 7th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,721 Views 16 Comments

Dip the pad in the blue water! Dip it!

# ads - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

People deserve 'decent, honest' ads says broadcasting authority as it launches new rules
# Product Placement
# Product Placement

People deserve 'decent, honest' ads says broadcasting authority as it launches new rules

Mar 28th 2017, 11:00 AM 14,641 Views 24 Comments

Product placement gets a separate distinction to advertising in the revised code.

# ads - Sunday 12 February, 2017

We need to talk about the song on the Permanent TSB ad
# Aqualung
From The Daily Edge
# Aqualung

We need to talk about the song on the Permanent TSB ad

Feb 12th 2017, 4:30 PM 13,611 Views 3 Comments

KEEP GOING.

# ads - Monday 6 February, 2017

Super Bowl ads get political and discuss 'four years of bad hair'
# Trump
# Trump

Super Bowl ads get political and discuss 'four years of bad hair'

Feb 6th 2017, 7:10 AM 23,256 Views 28 Comments

A number of ads touted inclusiveness and diversity.

# ads - Friday 3 February, 2017

'Bud... Weis... Er!' Ranking the 12 best Super Bowl ads of all time
# Classics
From The42
# Classics

'Bud... Weis... Er!' Ranking the 12 best Super Bowl ads of all time

Feb 3rd 2017, 9:30 PM 4,823 Views 1 Comment

How well do you remember these promos from the NFL’s showpiece event?

# ads - Sunday 4 December, 2016

16 signs Christmas had definitely arrived when you were a kid
# Holidays Are Coming
From The Daily Edge
# Holidays Are Coming

16 signs Christmas had definitely arrived when you were a kid

Dec 4th 2016, 8:15 PM 8,558 Views 3 Comments

“Got a whole lot of things for Christmas…”

# ads - Thursday 10 November, 2016

11 of the quickest jokes about the new John Lewis Christmas ad
# Sean O'luas
From The Daily Edge
# Sean O'luas

11 of the quickest jokes about the new John Lewis Christmas ad

Nov 10th 2016, 10:50 AM 14,162 Views 0 Comments

Buster is blowing up the internet today.

# ads - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Sprite ad saying "she's seen more ceilings than Michelangelo" ruled sexually exploitative
# ASAI
# ASAI

Sprite ad saying "she's seen more ceilings than Michelangelo" ruled sexually exploitative

Nov 3rd 2016, 5:18 PM 22,194 Views 50 Comments

The ad campaign was featured on two Irish websites.

# ads - Friday 21 October, 2016

The 11 most iconic Christmas moments on screen
# Sponsored By Budweiser
# Sponsored By Budweiser

The 11 most iconic Christmas moments on screen

Oct 21st 2016, 3:19 PM 28,046 Views 48 Comments

We’re not crying, you’re crying.

# ads - Saturday 17 September, 2016

People are loving this car ad featuring a sad Irish dinosaur
# Jurassic Parking
From The Daily Edge
# Jurassic Parking

People are loving this car ad featuring a sad Irish dinosaur

Sep 17th 2016, 3:10 PM 8,936 Views 0 Comments

This is so sweet.

# ads - Monday 22 August, 2016

7 clever marketing campaigns that went down in history
# Sponsored By Nci
# Sponsored By Nci

7 clever marketing campaigns that went down in history

Aug 22nd 2016, 2:21 PM 36,225 Views 67 Comments

We take a look at some of the best campaigns ever.

# ads - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

This Irish take on THAT Diet Coke ad is beyond gas
# The Irish Take
From The Daily Edge
# The Irish Take

This Irish take on THAT Diet Coke ad is beyond gas

Jul 12th 2016, 10:18 AM 8,527 Views 3 Comments

“I’m destroyed!”

# ads - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Google wants to expand how it tracks you for ads - and it's giving you a choice
# Opt-in
# Opt-in

Google wants to expand how it tracks you for ads - and it's giving you a choice

Jun 29th 2016, 10:57 AM 12,272 Views 17 Comments

And yes, Google still knows quite a lot about you.

# ads - Friday 13 May, 2016

Don't use Facebook reactions if you value your privacy, say Belgian police
# Mood Monitoring
# Mood Monitoring

Don't use Facebook reactions if you value your privacy, say Belgian police

May 13th 2016, 6:01 PM 22,785 Views 27 Comments

It believes that Facebook is using them to serve more targeted ads to users

# ads - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Paddy Power criticised over "money back" ads
# Money Back Not Guaranteed
# Money Back Not Guaranteed

Paddy Power criticised over "money back" ads

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:04 AM 21,210 Views 33 Comments

A complainant wasn’t happy that a footnote was in a smaller font.

# ads - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned
# Coffee And Doughnuts
# Coffee And Doughnuts

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:18 PM 21,013 Views 27 Comments

The advertising watchdog upheld a complaint that the ad appears to reference underage drinking.

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