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# ads - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

This new Dove ad celebrates dads, and it's super cute
# Daddy
From The Daily Edge
# Daddy

This new Dove ad celebrates dads, and it's super cute

Jan 21st 2015, 8:56 AM 1,619 Views 0 Comments

Go on our dads.

# ads - Thursday 15 January, 2015

This haunting, powerful ad featuring guide dogs is going viral and with good reason
# Haunting
From The Daily Edge
# Haunting

This haunting, powerful ad featuring guide dogs is going viral and with good reason

Jan 15th 2015, 9:03 PM 4,640 Views 2 Comments

Chills.

# ads - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Would you pay to avoid Youtube ads? You may get the choice soon
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Would you pay to avoid Youtube ads? You may get the choice soon

Oct 29th 2014, 8:05 AM 10,461 Views 34 Comments

YouTube is working on an ad-free subscription service, which would allow users to avoid ads for a set fee.

# ads - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Burger King's claim that its Satisfries have 30% less fat doesn't cut it
# Ad Enough
# Ad Enough

Burger King's claim that its Satisfries have 30% less fat doesn't cut it

Oct 28th 2014, 3:14 PM 18,221 Views 20 Comments

The FAI, Eircom and Volkswagen were also hit with complaints.

# ads - Friday 24 October, 2014

WATCH: This ad for Sony's 4K HDTV is unbelievably beautiful
# Minds Blown
# Minds Blown

WATCH: This ad for Sony's 4K HDTV is unbelievably beautiful

Oct 24th 2014, 4:40 PM 12,806 Views 15 Comments

Watching Winning Streak on this thing would be a religious experience.

# ads - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Snapchat ads are coming to the app 'soon', says CEO
# Revenue
# Revenue

Snapchat ads are coming to the app 'soon', says CEO

Oct 9th 2014, 9:58 AM 6,278 Views 8 Comments

But don’t worry, you can choose not to watch them if you want.

# ads - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

This new GoPro ad is properly epic
# Gopro
From The Daily Edge
# Gopro

This new GoPro ad is properly epic

Oct 1st 2014, 11:30 AM 2,119 Views 1 Comment

It may give you chills.

# ads - Friday 5 September, 2014

WATCH: Hard-hitting road safety ad shows one man's final journey
# Shocking
# Shocking

WATCH: Hard-hitting road safety ad shows one man's final journey

Sep 5th 2014, 2:44 PM 48,814 Views 138 Comments

SLOW. DOWN.

# ads - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Cats have taken over a Japanese Pizza Hut
# Pizza Cat
From The Daily Edge
# Pizza Cat

Cats have taken over a Japanese Pizza Hut

Aug 23rd 2014, 12:32 PM 3,527 Views 2 Comments

… and they’re not doing a very good job.

# ads - Monday 18 August, 2014

This has to be the worst 'back to school' ad ever made
# Boots And Pants
From The Daily Edge
# Boots And Pants

This has to be the worst 'back to school' ad ever made

Aug 18th 2014, 8:03 AM 4,268 Views 0 Comments

Get yourself an outfiiiit.

# ads - Sunday 10 August, 2014

12 ads that will give you all of the feels
# Chopping Onions
From The Daily Edge
# Chopping Onions

12 ads that will give you all of the feels

Aug 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 36,202 Views 44 Comments

Prepare your emotions.

# ads - Monday 14 July, 2014

A third of ads for financial services 'do not meet guidelines'
# Banks
# Banks

A third of ads for financial services 'do not meet guidelines'

Jul 14th 2014, 12:31 PM 5,107 Views 8 Comments

A Central Bank survey assessed almost 300 advertisements from 23 different firms.

# ads - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site
# Downloads
# Downloads

Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site

Jul 1st 2014, 1:48 PM 4,217 Views 1 Comment

The company has announced the acquisition of TapCommerce, which will help Twitter push ads that encourage app downloads, and opened up its app ad platform to all advertisers.

# ads - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

This 'banned' mustard ad will delight your inner child
# Poup-on
From The Daily Edge
# Poup-on

This 'banned' mustard ad will delight your inner child

Jun 17th 2014, 4:20 PM 4,247 Views 0 Comments

What do you Poup-on?

# ads - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Facebook plans to share your web browsing activity with advertisers
# Data Sharing
# Data Sharing

Facebook plans to share your web browsing activity with advertisers

Jun 12th 2014, 12:36 PM 8,581 Views 37 Comments

Facebook will now take data from users’ smartphone and other websites to help improve its ad targeting services, but it also includes opt-out and privacy controls.

# ads - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Kodaline think that Kellogg's new ad sounds VERY familiar
# All I Want
From The Daily Edge
# All I Want

Kodaline think that Kellogg's new ad sounds VERY familiar

Jun 11th 2014, 2:46 PM 13,721 Views 5 Comments

Kellogg’s are now ‘looking into the facts’.

# ads - Monday 9 June, 2014

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched
# Terminal Illness
# Terminal Illness

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched

Jun 9th 2014, 3:00 PM 11,042 Views 8 Comments

In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.

# ads - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Google wants to bring ads to all your devices, including your fridge and car dashboard
# Smart Devices
# Smart Devices

Google wants to bring ads to all your devices, including your fridge and car dashboard

May 21st 2014, 5:31 PM 7,643 Views 36 Comments

When explaining why it didn’t disclose mobile ad revenue, Google said it could be serving ads and other content to smart devices like thermostats, glasses and watches.

# ads - Monday 12 May, 2014

Mozilla plans to test sponsored ads on Firefox
# Experimental Ads
# Experimental Ads

Mozilla plans to test sponsored ads on Firefox

May 12th 2014, 11:01 AM 5,707 Views 32 Comments

Sponsored content and ads will be part of a number of experiments Mozilla will be carrying out over the next few months.

# ads - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Twitter takes more inspiration from Facebook by pushing mobile app ads
# Mobile Ads
# Mobile Ads

Twitter takes more inspiration from Facebook by pushing mobile app ads

Apr 17th 2014, 4:32 PM 5,710 Views 7 Comments

The new ads will allow users to download apps through promoted tweets and outside the app itself.

# ads - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Dan the Lucozade Guy goes gallivanting around Ireland in new ad
# Awesome Kinda Energy
From The Daily Edge
# Awesome Kinda Energy

Dan the Lucozade Guy goes gallivanting around Ireland in new ad

Apr 10th 2014, 4:46 PM 4,672 Views 0 Comments

Bog-snorkelling, seaweed-bathing, Sandycove-ing…y’know, the usual stuff.

# ads - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

This ingenious 3D newspaper ad will mess with your head
# Ad-rock
From The Daily Edge
# Ad-rock

This ingenious 3D newspaper ad will mess with your head

Apr 9th 2014, 4:27 PM 4,225 Views 1 Comment

Trippy.

Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs
# Ad Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Ad Fail

Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs

Apr 9th 2014, 9:54 AM 5,476 Views 3 Comments

The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.

# ads - Thursday 3 April, 2014

These 'inspiring' make-up ads are going viral - by revealing women's real skin
# Face Off
From The Daily Edge
# Face Off

These 'inspiring' make-up ads are going viral - by revealing women's real skin

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:00 PM 6,627 Views 0 Comments

Two women with skin conditions talk about their experiences.

# ads - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

WATCH: The video that summarises every modern ad in existence
# So Inspirational
# So Inspirational

WATCH: The video that summarises every modern ad in existence

Mar 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,639 Views 10 Comments

“See how this guy in a lab coat holds up a beaker? That means we do research.”

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women
# Hollaback Boys
From The Daily Edge
# Hollaback Boys

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women

Mar 26th 2014, 5:30 PM 6,558 Views 5 Comments

OI! THAT COLOUR REALLY WORKS ON YOU.

# ads - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?
# What The...
From The Daily Edge
# What The...

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?

Mar 18th 2014, 5:20 PM 2,013 Views 0 Comments

Anyone? Bueller?

# ads - Friday 14 March, 2014

Your Facebook news feed is going to get busier as auto-play video ads arrive
# Busy Busy Busy
# Busy Busy Busy

Your Facebook news feed is going to get busier as auto-play video ads arrive

Mar 14th 2014, 9:09 AM 7,831 Views 35 Comments

The new video ads, which will be 15 seconds long and will autoplay without sound in the news feed, will be rolled out slowly to both web and mobile users.

# ads - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Paul O'Connell's Pinergy ads banned for being "misleading"
# Pay As You Go
# Pay As You Go

Paul O'Connell's Pinergy ads banned for being "misleading"

Feb 25th 2014, 10:13 AM 47,921 Views 59 Comments

The ads can’t be shown again in their current format, the Advertising Standards Authority said.

# ads - Monday 3 February, 2014

Why do Americans go mad for Super Bowl ads?
# Top Five
# Top Five

Why do Americans go mad for Super Bowl ads?

Feb 3rd 2014, 3:30 PM 17,663 Views 47 Comments

Bob Dylan, a horse-and-puppy friendship and a doberhuahua – last night’s commercials were probably better than the football.

# ads - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Intense fans are offering kidneys and wives for Garth Brooks tickets
# Garthmania
From The Daily Edge
# Garthmania

Intense fans are offering kidneys and wives for Garth Brooks tickets

Jan 30th 2014, 5:40 PM 5,824 Views 4 Comments

Wow. These people REALLY like Garth Brooks.

# ads - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Old Spice demonstrates how to 'win' a baby for your woman in new ad
# Wigs On The Green
From The Daily Edge
# Wigs On The Green

Old Spice demonstrates how to 'win' a baby for your woman in new ad

Jan 28th 2014, 7:36 AM 2,320 Views 2 Comments

We’ll take ten bottles.

# ads - Saturday 25 January, 2014

"Thank you", says St Vincent de Paul after generous Christmas donations
# Charity
# Charity

"Thank you", says St Vincent de Paul after generous Christmas donations

Jan 25th 2014, 11:30 AM 10,887 Views 61 Comments

In December, the charity made an appeal for toys and money after stocks ran low.

# ads - Friday 24 January, 2014

Google envisions self-driving cars being used as ad-powered taxis
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Google envisions self-driving cars being used as ad-powered taxis

Jan 24th 2014, 12:50 PM 6,824 Views 18 Comments

The company was awarded a patent which would allow businesses to offer customers a free or discounted trip to their stores.

# ads - Friday 17 January, 2014

Any good deals on Adverts at the moment?
# The Rock
From The Daily Edge
# The Rock

Any good deals on Adverts at the moment?

Jan 17th 2014, 7:21 AM 2,558 Views 2 Comments

Ah yeah.

# ads - Friday 3 January, 2014

Column: Hey, ads! Stop looking at me while I'm on the toilet!
# Column
# Column

Column: Hey, ads! Stop looking at me while I'm on the toilet!

Jan 3rd 2014, 1:30 PM 165 Views 28 Comments

When the ads you never asked to see are so invasive that they even follow you into the toilet, you have every right to take a stand against it, writes Clare Hartwieg.

# ads - Monday 30 December, 2013

Wondering why you suddenly feel rubbish about yourself?
# Take It Easy
From The Daily Edge
# Take It Easy

Wondering why you suddenly feel rubbish about yourself?

Dec 30th 2013, 2:00 PM 4,108 Views 1 Comment

Blame television!

# ads - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Coca-Cola Ireland in hot water on Twitter for removing gay marriage scene from Irish advert
# Advertising
# Advertising

Coca-Cola Ireland in hot water on Twitter for removing gay marriage scene from Irish advert

Dec 29th 2013, 2:16 PM 31,406 Views 110 Comments

The company said that the ad has been tailored for each market and was informed by consumer research in those markets.

# ads - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ryanair to appeal ruling that calendar ads were "discriminatory"
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair to appeal ruling that calendar ads were "discriminatory"

Dec 11th 2013, 8:18 AM 17,470 Views 38 Comments

The calendars raised over €100,000 for a Polish children’s charity last year, but a Spanish consumers group wasn’t impressed with the ads for them.

# ads - Monday 9 December, 2013

Facebook rolls out auto-play videos for mobile users
# News Feed
# News Feed

Facebook rolls out auto-play videos for mobile users

Dec 9th 2013, 1:05 PM 9,176 Views 30 Comments

The feature will pave the way for video advertising, which is expected to arrive sometime next year.