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# 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 22,792 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 21,226 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 21,037 Views 27 Comments

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

# ads - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

How bookies, e-cigarettes and kids meals can advertise changes today
# Unhappy Meal
# Unhappy Meal

How bookies, e-cigarettes and kids meals can advertise changes today

Mar 1st 2016, 6:07 AM 16,566 Views 8 Comments

Food advertisements and ads for health and beauty products will now also be subject to more stringent examinations.

# ads - Monday 15 February, 2016

This Foil Arms & Hog sketch wonderfully takes the piss out of awful Irish TV ads
# Matt Warehouse
From The Daily Edge
# Matt Warehouse

This Foil Arms & Hog sketch wonderfully takes the piss out of awful Irish TV ads

Feb 15th 2016, 8:31 PM 4,910 Views 0 Comments

No better mats.

# ads - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Another nail in Flash's coffin as Google plans to ban it from ads
# Nail In The Coffin
# Nail In The Coffin

Another nail in Flash's coffin as Google plans to ban it from ads

Feb 10th 2016, 2:04 PM 18,120 Views 13 Comments

Google will ban Flash-based ads at the start of next year, continuing its move to phase it out of its products entirely.

# ads - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

A new Twitter account wonderfully takes the piss out of the most annoying ads
# Honest Billboards
From The Daily Edge
# Honest Billboards

A new Twitter account wonderfully takes the piss out of the most annoying ads

Jan 27th 2016, 7:54 PM 7,598 Views 1 Comment

Refreshingly honest.

# ads - Sunday 17 January, 2016

10 ad jingles Irish 90s kids will never be able to forget
# Ooh Arr
From The Daily Edge
# Ooh Arr

10 ad jingles Irish 90s kids will never be able to forget

Jan 17th 2016, 8:15 PM 17,716 Views 14 Comments

Warning: You will leave this article with at least one earworm.

# ads - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

9 important observations about this year's crop of Christmas ads
# Xmas Ads
From The Daily Edge
# Xmas Ads

9 important observations about this year's crop of Christmas ads

Dec 16th 2015, 6:12 PM 6,266 Views 1 Comment

“So what do I get the girl who has everything?”

# ads - Sunday 13 December, 2015

6 vintage sexist ads that show how marketers saw Irish women
# For The Birds
From The Daily Edge
# For The Birds

6 vintage sexist ads that show how marketers saw Irish women

Dec 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,418 Views 14 Comments

Will your man like you better in acrylic?

# ads - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Here's (almost) every film released this year in nine minutes
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Here's (almost) every film released this year in nine minutes

Dec 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 8,273 Views 1 Comment

Sit back and watch this.

# ads - Monday 30 November, 2015

10 things people are sick of seeing on TV ads
# Yoghurt Orgasm
From The Daily Edge
# Yoghurt Orgasm

10 things people are sick of seeing on TV ads

Nov 30th 2015, 9:35 PM 9,986 Views 12 Comments

Ah here.

# ads - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

How Well Do You Know These TV Ads?
# Telly
From The Daily Edge
# Telly

How Well Do You Know These TV Ads?

Nov 18th 2015, 6:20 PM 11,807 Views 16 Comments

Have you been paying attention?

# ads - Monday 9 November, 2015

Just how popular is Snapchat video right now? It now generates 6 billion views a day
# Watching Closely
# Watching Closely

Just how popular is Snapchat video right now? It now generates 6 billion views a day

Nov 9th 2015, 9:51 AM 8,583 Views 5 Comments

The figure has tripled in the space of six months.

# ads - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Apple bans hundreds of iPhone apps that secretly spied on users
# Bad Apples
# Bad Apples

Apple bans hundreds of iPhone apps that secretly spied on users

Oct 20th 2015, 12:01 PM 16,785 Views 13 Comments

The ad software used by these apps was able to gather personal information without anyone, even the app developers themselves, knowing.

# ads - Saturday 10 October, 2015

We challenge you to watch this ad and not turn into an emotional wreck
# Sobbing
From The Daily Edge
# Sobbing

We challenge you to watch this ad and not turn into an emotional wreck

Oct 10th 2015, 2:03 PM 9,251 Views 2 Comments

Oh God, we’re actually crying at a chewing gum ad.

# ads - Friday 9 October, 2015

The new Vodafone ad is giving Irish people all the feels From The Daily Edge

The new Vodafone ad is giving Irish people all the feels

Oct 9th 2015, 12:10 PM 11,253 Views 0 Comments

The little pig!

# ads - Saturday 3 October, 2015

12 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made
# Please Your Man
# Please Your Man

12 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made

Oct 3rd 2015, 11:15 AM 47,686 Views 85 Comments

“Most husbands, nowadays, have stopped beating their wives.”

# ads - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Denis O'Brien's Digicel is taking on Google, Facebook, and Yahoo
# Ad Blocking
# Ad Blocking

Denis O'Brien's Digicel is taking on Google, Facebook, and Yahoo

Sep 30th 2015, 8:11 PM 20,798 Views 79 Comments

The company is introducing ad blocking at a network level.

# ads - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Tech companies are frantically searching for ways to make us click on ads
# Clickety Click Click
# Clickety Click Click

Tech companies are frantically searching for ways to make us click on ads

Sep 27th 2015, 10:15 AM 10,705 Views 14 Comments

Will this one work?

# ads - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors "bulls**tters"
# By The Horns
# By The Horns

Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors "bulls**tters"

Sep 22nd 2015, 11:50 AM 15,639 Views 35 Comments

One person was worried it would offend tourists.

# ads - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Some absolute chancer is selling 'Ireland's coolest mobile number' for €400
# Chancer
From The Daily Edge
# Chancer

Some absolute chancer is selling 'Ireland's coolest mobile number' for €400

Aug 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 41,350 Views 27 Comments

Is your phone number cool?

# ads - Thursday 13 August, 2015

7 things that would happen if beauty ads were ACTUALLY honest
# Real Talk
From The Daily Edge
# Real Talk

7 things that would happen if beauty ads were ACTUALLY honest

Aug 13th 2015, 11:17 AM 7,133 Views 3 Comments

Pay attention, beauty brands.

# ads - Saturday 11 July, 2015

These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising
# HEY BIG SPENDERS
# HEY BIG SPENDERS

These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising

Jul 11th 2015, 5:00 PM 28,999 Views 43 Comments

That’s a lot of cash.

# ads - Friday 10 July, 2015

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise
# Drowning
# Drowning

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise

Jul 10th 2015, 6:08 AM 26,353 Views 19 Comments

Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.

# ads - Saturday 20 June, 2015

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture

Jun 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 5,126 Views 1 Comment

Oh, how we loathed Toto Schillaci.

# ads - Thursday 18 June, 2015

11 legendary moments in Irish advertising history
# Is This A Date
From The Daily Edge
# Is This A Date

11 legendary moments in Irish advertising history

Jun 18th 2015, 9:20 PM 18,814 Views 37 Comments

“Kate, it’s me. The guy from the bar.”

# ads - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Six Irish students die after balcony collapses in Berkeley, California
# J1
# J1

Six Irish students die after balcony collapses in Berkeley, California

Jun 16th 2015, 1:08 PM 183,935 Views 92 Comments

As many as nine were seriously injured.

# ads - Friday 5 June, 2015

The wording of this charity ad has caused a lot of confusion on Twitter
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

The wording of this charity ad has caused a lot of confusion on Twitter

Jun 5th 2015, 3:31 PM 5,800 Views 2 Comments

The Motor Neurone Disease Association ad has gotten flack on the internet.

# ads - Thursday 14 May, 2015

This ad for a 'Ladies Tyre Awareness Evening' in Galway is raising eyebrows
# Tyred Out
# Tyred Out

This ad for a 'Ladies Tyre Awareness Evening' in Galway is raising eyebrows

May 14th 2015, 10:04 PM 27,640 Views 52 Comments

It’s about informing women about tyres – but the ad caused much discussion.

# ads - Monday 11 May, 2015

Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with "Ride me all day" sign
# Naked Advertising
# Naked Advertising

Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with "Ride me all day" sign

May 11th 2015, 1:37 PM 30,942 Views 58 Comments

The £3 promotion has caused some uproar.

# ads - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?

Apr 9th 2015, 8:15 PM 11,349 Views 37 Comments

YouTube has plans for a paid subscription service. Will you be signing up?

YouTube will soon let you skip the ads on all videos...
# Sorry To Be So Direct
From The Daily Edge
# Sorry To Be So Direct

YouTube will soon let you skip the ads on all videos...

Apr 9th 2015, 10:01 AM 1,778 Views 0 Comments

… if you give them money.

# ads - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Product placement is here to stay, so we'd better get used to it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Product placement is here to stay, so we'd better get used to it

Mar 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 440 Views 60 Comments

Product placement can be annoying but advertising is a necessary evil of our favourite shows.

# ads - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Brand creates 'unskippable' ad viewers can't help but watch
# AND FREEZE
# AND FREEZE

Brand creates 'unskippable' ad viewers can't help but watch

Mar 3rd 2015, 8:34 PM 38,799 Views 18 Comments

The dog goes to town…

# ads - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Website leaks unretouched Beyoncé photos, fans go MAD
# Pretty Hurts
From The Daily Edge
# Pretty Hurts

Website leaks unretouched Beyoncé photos, fans go MAD

Feb 18th 2015, 8:38 PM 9,483 Views 7 Comments

The BeyHive is accusing the website of photoshopping the pictures to make Beyoncé look bad.

# ads - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Google, Amazon and Microsoft are paying an ad-blocking company to stop blocking their ads
# Bypass
# Bypass

Google, Amazon and Microsoft are paying an ad-blocking company to stop blocking their ads

Feb 3rd 2015, 2:29 PM 10,864 Views 22 Comments

Google, Amazon, and Microsoft are some of the companies paying AdBlock Plus to whitelist their ads.

# ads - Monday 2 February, 2015

The 8 best celebrity cameos from last night's Super Bowl commercials
# Say My Name
From The Daily Edge
# Say My Name

The 8 best celebrity cameos from last night's Super Bowl commercials

Feb 2nd 2015, 10:30 AM 29,931 Views 16 Comments

Oh, hello Liam Neeson. Bryan Cranston, is that you? Wait, MATT DAMON?

# ads - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Everyone is losing it over this adorable Budweiser Super Bowl ad about a lost puppy
# Bestbuds
From The Daily Edge
# Bestbuds

Everyone is losing it over this adorable Budweiser Super Bowl ad about a lost puppy

Jan 29th 2015, 7:38 AM 3,279 Views 0 Comments

Best buds, tears.

# ads - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it's rolling in cash)
# Billions
# Billions

Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it's rolling in cash)

Jan 28th 2015, 9:56 PM 11,981 Views 36 Comments

The social media company’s profits have beaten expectations.