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# ads - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Google can now feature you (yes, you) in its ads
# Hello You
# Hello You

Google can now feature you (yes, you) in its ads

Nov 12th 2013, 11:55 AM 12,388 Views 33 Comments

Don’t worry – you do get a say on whether your image or name will appear in ads.

# ads - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Instagram starts displaying ads
# Instagram
# Instagram

Instagram starts displaying ads

Nov 2nd 2013, 11:32 AM 6,579 Views 8 Comments

Facebook has moved to start making money from the smartphone photo sharing service it bought in a billion-dollar deal last year.

# ads - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

5 ludicrous moments from Britney's new video
# Work B**ch!
From The Daily Edge
# Work B**ch!

5 ludicrous moments from Britney's new video

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:01 AM 4,251 Views 1 Comment

Why in God’s name would you have a dressing table in the middle of a desert?

# ads - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Advertisers can now use mobile phone signals to track shoppers
# Placed
# Placed

Advertisers can now use mobile phone signals to track shoppers

Sep 24th 2013, 2:45 PM 6,002 Views 21 Comments

By tracking the movement of individual shoppers, advertisements can take advantage of location-based ad campaigns.

This Mercedes ad for car suspension is very, very clever
# Squawk
From The Daily Edge
# Squawk

This Mercedes ad for car suspension is very, very clever

Sep 24th 2013, 10:01 AM 1,952 Views 0 Comments

It involves chickens, obviously.

# ads - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Can you make it through these heart-tugging ads without crying?
# Ads
From The Daily Edge
# Ads

Can you make it through these heart-tugging ads without crying?

Sep 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 15,819 Views 16 Comments

Many tears were shed in the creation of this piece.

# ads - Monday 26 August, 2013

These Irish ads from the early 90s will take you back
# Nostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia

These Irish ads from the early 90s will take you back

Aug 26th 2013, 7:00 PM 7,490 Views 0 Comments

Can you sing along with the Cadet song?

# ads - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Facebook to remove ads from pages with sex and violence after complaints
# Over Sharing
# Over Sharing

Facebook to remove ads from pages with sex and violence after complaints

Jun 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,155 Views 20 Comments

Advertisers including Marks and Spencer and BSkyB pulled ads from Facebook after they appeared alongside pages showing pictures of teenage boys.

# ads - Saturday 8 June, 2013

11 of the worst job ads of all time
# Jobfairy
From The Daily Edge
# Jobfairy

11 of the worst job ads of all time

Jun 8th 2013, 8:15 PM 43,784 Views 15 Comments

Are you experienced?

# ads - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Coca Cola are now making bottles entirely made of ice
# Ice Cold
From The Daily Edge
# Ice Cold

Coca Cola are now making bottles entirely made of ice

Jun 6th 2013, 4:00 PM 3,082 Views 3 Comments

We might need them if this weather continues!

# ads - Friday 31 May, 2013

The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today
# Badvertising
From The Daily Edge
# Badvertising

The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today

May 31st 2013, 10:18 AM 5,748 Views 0 Comments

Rub it on, rub it on yeah.

# ads - Monday 13 May, 2013

13 ads that make you want to stick knitting needles in your eyes and ears
# SHUT IT
From The Daily Edge
# SHUT IT

13 ads that make you want to stick knitting needles in your eyes and ears

May 13th 2013, 1:31 PM 4,477 Views 19 Comments

Wimax, Go Compare, 1890, they’re all there.

# ads - Thursday 9 May, 2013

16 of the cleverest ads from around the world
# Very Clever Indeed
From The Daily Edge
# Very Clever Indeed

16 of the cleverest ads from around the world

May 9th 2013, 1:00 PM 41,201 Views 11 Comments

One of them is horrifying. See if you can figure out which one.

# ads - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Remember when this was the most terrifying thing on television?
# Sheep Worrying
From The Daily Edge
# Sheep Worrying

Remember when this was the most terrifying thing on television?

May 7th 2013, 1:47 PM 8,498 Views 3 Comments

Do you know where your dog is?

# ads - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Facebook unveils Android software suite
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook unveils Android software suite

Apr 4th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,090 Views 43 Comments

The software will be available for download from 12 April.

# ads - Friday 29 March, 2013

9 incredibly clever ads for real jobs
# Clever Clogs
From The Daily Edge
# Clever Clogs

9 incredibly clever ads for real jobs

Mar 29th 2013, 8:15 PM 45,318 Views 14 Comments

We’re kind of gutted we can’t apply for these.

# ads - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

12 ways Viagra has changed the world in 15 years
# Under The Covers
From The Daily Edge
# Under The Covers

12 ways Viagra has changed the world in 15 years

Mar 27th 2013, 6:00 PM 17,878 Views 23 Comments

Happy Birthday Viagra, you old dog you.

# ads - Friday 1 February, 2013

Spoiler alert: 10 ads you'll see during the Super Bowl
# Commercial Break
From The42
# Commercial Break

Spoiler alert: 10 ads you'll see during the Super Bowl

Feb 1st 2013, 7:00 PM 25,771 Views 20 Comments

Includes appearances from Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, Willem Dafoe and Bar Refaeli.

# ads - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

10 odd but essential services you should purchase for just $5
# Are They For Real
From The Daily Edge
# Are They For Real

10 odd but essential services you should purchase for just $5

Jan 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 21,114 Views 20 Comments

Get onto fiverr.com and change your life, basically

# ads - Friday 25 January, 2013

This ad is really footage of a €15k robbery
# Clever
# Clever

This ad is really footage of a €15k robbery

Jan 25th 2013, 4:35 PM 13,283 Views 9 Comments

A Brazilian menswear store turns the tables on pre-Christmas thieves with their new ad campaign.

# ads - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Football pitch: The 3 worst Super Bowl ads ever
# Commercials
From The42
# Commercials

Football pitch: The 3 worst Super Bowl ads ever

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:01 AM 1,848 Views 2 Comments

Liz Hurley, pandas and transgender surgery. It’s all here.

# ads - Sunday 6 January, 2013

11 old Irish ads which prove things were better back in the day
# Sound Man Brendan
From The Daily Edge
# Sound Man Brendan

11 old Irish ads which prove things were better back in the day

Jan 6th 2013, 6:30 PM 57,913 Views 46 Comments

Wow, these are good.

# ads - Friday 21 December, 2012

Instagram apologises and reverts back to old ads policy
# Instagram
# Instagram

Instagram apologises and reverts back to old ads policy

Dec 21st 2012, 1:02 PM 7,590 Views 19 Comments

A change in policy sparked a backlash from users who were worried that their pictures could be used in advertisements.

# ads - Friday 2 November, 2012

Playstation ad compares new console to woman with four breasts
# Ooh La La
From The Daily Edge
# Ooh La La

Playstation ad compares new console to woman with four breasts

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:23 AM 2,907 Views 6 Comments

The ad for the Playstation Vita appears in a French magazine, and has been faced with accusations of sexism.

# ads - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

'We lied to you, we're sorry': Bodyform comes clean about sanitary towels
# WOAAAAAH BODYFORM
From The Daily Edge
# WOAAAAAH BODYFORM

'We lied to you, we're sorry': Bodyform comes clean about sanitary towels

Oct 16th 2012, 4:14 PM 47,696 Views 58 Comments

Check out the company’s frankly brilliant response to one man’s Facebook rant.

# ads - Friday 12 October, 2012

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children
# Advertising
# Advertising

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children

Oct 12th 2012, 12:10 PM 5,046 Views 28 Comments

Foods high in fat, salt, or sugar will fall under the new regulations – but cheese products won’t.

# ads - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Man's Facebook rant about sanitary towel ads goes viral (VIDEOS)
# WOAAAAAH BODYFORM
From The Daily Edge
# WOAAAAAH BODYFORM

Man's Facebook rant about sanitary towel ads goes viral (VIDEOS)

Oct 11th 2012, 12:13 PM 7,392 Views 9 Comments

Where are all the extreme sports? The uplifting music?

# ads - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Big Fat Gypsy Wedding ads "offensive", says UK watchdog
# Ads
# Ads

Big Fat Gypsy Wedding ads "offensive", says UK watchdog

Oct 3rd 2012, 11:34 AM 10,079 Views 30 Comments

Two out of four Channel 4 poster ads were slammed by Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority, which described them as “offensive and irresponsible”.

# ads - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?

Sep 16th 2012, 6:00 PM 26,388 Views 88 Comments

Bertie in the cupboard, awkward RTÉ Guide man, an overexcited chicken fancier: here are our nominees for some badvertising for distinctly Irish products.

# ads - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

# ads - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Google takes out print advertisements in a bid to show they don't work
# Online Goes Offline
# Online Goes Offline

Google takes out print advertisements in a bid to show they don't work

Aug 16th 2012, 10:30 AM 8,593 Views 24 Comments

Google, famed for their online search engine, have temporarily entered the print advertising market.

# ads - Monday 6 August, 2012

Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won't see these days...
# Celtic Tiger RIP
# Celtic Tiger RIP

Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won't see these days...

Aug 6th 2012, 7:00 PM 41,717 Views 44 Comments

100 per cent mortgages, chandeliers for the utility room: the bubble-era ads that enticed us to buy, buy, buy (on the never-never).

# ads - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row

Jul 25th 2012, 5:20 PM 28,366 Views 28 Comments

Paddy Power celebrate a “victory for common sense” after LOCOG agree to let controversial ad campaign stand.

# ads - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Clinics told to stop advertising 'weight loss' fertility drug
# Diet Pills
# Diet Pills

Clinics told to stop advertising 'weight loss' fertility drug

Jun 12th 2012, 3:31 PM 6,052 Views 2 Comments

The drug, human chorionic gonadotropin, is licensed for use in fertility treatment, and the Irish Medicines Board said it “advises strongly” against its use for weight loss.

# ads - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Dairy Council says cheese ban is based on 'inappropriate' UK model
# Advertising
# Advertising

Dairy Council says cheese ban is based on 'inappropriate' UK model

Jun 5th 2012, 1:55 PM 2,963 Views 16 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland says it won’t get into a head to head argument with any organisation over the plan to ban cheese ads during children’s programmes.

# ads - Monday 21 May, 2012

Facebook’s worst nightmare: how the other dominoes could fall
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook’s worst nightmare: how the other dominoes could fall

May 21st 2012, 9:30 PM 13,685 Views 24 Comments

After General Motors announced last week that it’s cancelling its Facebook ad budget, who else might follow suit, and why?

# ads - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

General Motors pulls $10m account from Facebook, says ads have little impact
# Facebook
# Facebook

General Motors pulls $10m account from Facebook, says ads have little impact

May 16th 2012, 8:55 AM 5,255 Views 44 Comments

The auto maker says it will no longer be shelling out for paid ads on the social networking site.

# ads - Monday 7 May, 2012

"Put a bit of butter on the spuds André": Our favourite Irish ad catchphrases
# Sally O'brien
# Sally O'brien

"Put a bit of butter on the spuds André": Our favourite Irish ad catchphrases

May 7th 2012, 10:00 AM 29,721 Views 73 Comments

Will we ever find out who was taking the horse to France? Or how exactly Sally O’Brien might look at you? Revisit some favourite Irish ad catchphrases…

# ads - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted?

Apr 4th 2012, 10:39 AM 7,413 Views 88 Comments

The National Dairy Council has again come out with an appeal for cheddar cheese not to be placed in the ‘less healthy’ food/drink list in the Children’s Commercial Code. What do you think?