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# advertising - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Watch: Ad for 'the world's slimmest phone' banned for objectifying women
# Kazam
# Kazam

Watch: Ad for 'the world's slimmest phone' banned for objectifying women

Feb 26th 2015, 6:13 AM 24,067 Views 57 Comments

Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.

# advertising - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories
# Peter Oborne
# Peter Oborne

Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories

Feb 18th 2015, 6:45 AM 17,712 Views 42 Comments

Peter Oborne said the paper was too close to HSBC.

# advertising - Monday 16 February, 2015

That 'sexist' McDonald's ad has been removed from YouTube
# Maccy D's
From The Daily Edge
# Maccy D's

That 'sexist' McDonald's ad has been removed from YouTube

Feb 16th 2015, 5:12 PM 5,651 Views 3 Comments

The ad featured Irish lads being told to “man up”.

# advertising - Monday 2 February, 2015

Hey, big spender: Ryanair made its very own Super Bowl ad
# Budget Blown
# Budget Blown

Hey, big spender: Ryanair made its very own Super Bowl ad

Feb 2nd 2015, 6:42 PM 14,362 Views 7 Comments

A typical 30 second ad during the Super Bowl sets you back $4.5 million.

Twitter absolutely explodes over Fiat's Super Bowl ad
# Uplifting
From The Daily Edge
# Uplifting

Twitter absolutely explodes over Fiat's Super Bowl ad

Feb 2nd 2015, 3:15 PM 4,835 Views 0 Comments

This wins the award for 2015′s strangest commercial so far.

# advertising - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl

Jan 27th 2015, 3:30 PM 15,674 Views 13 Comments

It’s part of the NFL’s ‘No More’ campaign.

# advertising - Saturday 24 January, 2015

This dummy spotted in Dublin is some serious nightmare fuel
# Gonna Getcha
From The Daily Edge
# Gonna Getcha

This dummy spotted in Dublin is some serious nightmare fuel

Jan 24th 2015, 5:10 PM 9,206 Views 3 Comments

WTF is going on here.

# advertising - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....
# Recession
# Recession

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....

Dec 28th 2014, 11:30 AM 15,829 Views 13 Comments

The country was in the midst of a recession with unemployment up to 16.1%.

# advertising - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Paddy Power erection pun and Georgia Salpa eating chocolate are fair game for ads
# No Nuts No Glory
# No Nuts No Glory

Paddy Power erection pun and Georgia Salpa eating chocolate are fair game for ads

Dec 18th 2014, 2:27 PM 23,786 Views 35 Comments

So says Irish advertising standards.

# advertising - Sunday 30 November, 2014

TV3's swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne
# New Dawn
From The Daily Edge
# New Dawn

TV3's swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne

Nov 30th 2014, 1:45 PM 17,193 Views 14 Comments

Hey, what a good adveAAARRRGHH.

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV?

Nov 30th 2014, 9:40 AM 10,995 Views 37 Comments

Organisers aren’t expecting thousands of viewers.

The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV
# Advertising
# Advertising

The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV

Nov 30th 2014, 8:30 AM 6,780 Views 39 Comments

The parliament’s communications unit is stepping up an advertising campaign.

# advertising - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

A Tipperary couple are in the Stella Artois Christmas ad being wonderfully Irish
# Yule Like This
From The Daily Edge
# Yule Like This

A Tipperary couple are in the Stella Artois Christmas ad being wonderfully Irish

Nov 26th 2014, 9:12 AM 5,443 Views 5 Comments

Excellent reaction to getting the gift of a lifetime.

# advertising - Friday 21 November, 2014

Um, WHAT is this truck in Dublin advertising?
# Boxed
From The Daily Edge
# Boxed

Um, WHAT is this truck in Dublin advertising?

Nov 21st 2014, 8:53 AM 17,148 Views 0 Comments

Puff, puff, pass.

# advertising - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Did you notice these companies changed their logos this year?
# Logo Agogo
# Logo Agogo

Did you notice these companies changed their logos this year?

Nov 16th 2014, 9:15 AM 25,178 Views 13 Comments

They’re so different. Mostly.

# advertising - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Facebook simplifies its privacy policy so that you might actually read it this time
# Easy Reading
# Easy Reading

Facebook simplifies its privacy policy so that you might actually read it this time

Nov 13th 2014, 5:29 PM 5,431 Views 4 Comments

The shortened policy also hints towards its long-rumoured payments transfer service, but you still won’t have much control over how your data is used.

# advertising - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Christmas is officially here... The John Lewis ad is out (and it's good)
# Monty The Penguin
# Monty The Penguin

Christmas is officially here... The John Lewis ad is out (and it's good)

Nov 6th 2014, 10:08 AM 20,820 Views 52 Comments

If good means it made us cry.

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking
# Tinder
From The Daily Edge
# Tinder

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking

Nov 6th 2014, 9:47 AM 25,327 Views 44 Comments

Have you swiped on this profile?

# advertising - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

The Sun's 'win a date with a Page 3 girl' ad banned
# Demeaning
# Demeaning

The Sun's 'win a date with a Page 3 girl' ad banned

Nov 5th 2014, 8:14 AM 15,677 Views 26 Comments

The ad was described as “demeaning to women”.

# advertising - Friday 31 October, 2014

Honda's brilliant new interactive ad is the coolest thing you'll see today
# Alternate Universe
From The Daily Edge
# Alternate Universe

Honda's brilliant new interactive ad is the coolest thing you'll see today

Oct 31st 2014, 9:21 AM 2,625 Views 1 Comment

WOW.

# advertising - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp's CEO has no plans to make money
# No Problems
# No Problems

Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp's CEO has no plans to make money

Oct 29th 2014, 3:57 PM 8,758 Views 8 Comments

For now, his only concern is to grow its userbase and bring voice calls to the app early next year.

# advertising - 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 18,200 Views 20 Comments

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

# advertising - Sunday 19 October, 2014

This is how they advertise cough drops in Finland
# Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh

This is how they advertise cough drops in Finland

Oct 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 2,438 Views 1 Comment

Clever.

# advertising - Friday 10 October, 2014

Everyone's loving this travel agency's unintentionally hilarious ad
# Thorne Travel
From The Daily Edge
# Thorne Travel

Everyone's loving this travel agency's unintentionally hilarious ad

Oct 10th 2014, 4:55 PM 9,894 Views 6 Comments

* raves*

# advertising - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert
# Going Ape
From The Daily Edge
# Going Ape

Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert

Oct 9th 2014, 5:56 PM 28,265 Views 32 Comments

No, there isn’t an invasion of giant apes.

# advertising - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

This vasectomy ad subtly gets its message across
# Nailed It
From The Daily Edge
# Nailed It

This vasectomy ad subtly gets its message across

Sep 30th 2014, 4:20 PM 3,690 Views 0 Comments

Advertising done right.

# advertising - Monday 29 September, 2014

Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war
# Trolleys At 10 Paces
# Trolleys At 10 Paces

Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war

Sep 29th 2014, 1:07 PM 23,810 Views 43 Comments

The German discount chain nearly doubled its advertising spend on the way to record turnover.

Facebook ads are going to follow people around the web with Atlas launch
# Expansion
# Expansion

Facebook ads are going to follow people around the web with Atlas launch

Sep 29th 2014, 11:32 AM 6,782 Views 26 Comments

The launch of Atlas, its new ad platform, will allow advertisers to target demographics on desktop, mobile and other sites, but the company says that users’ identities will remain anonymous.

# advertising - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)
# Mad Men
# Mad Men

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)

Sep 23rd 2014, 2:34 PM 33,340 Views 34 Comments

The advertisement was deemed ‘overtly sexual in nature’ and ‘provocative’ by the ASAI.

# advertising - Thursday 18 September, 2014

'We're not like them': Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data
# Data
# Data

'We're not like them': Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data

Sep 18th 2014, 9:44 AM 4,924 Views 15 Comments

Tim Cook said in a letter on privacy that Apple doesn’t let government services access the company’s information.

# advertising - Monday 15 September, 2014

Should Ireland have a motto? What should it be?
# What's The Motto You
# What's The Motto You

Should Ireland have a motto? What should it be?

Sep 15th 2014, 6:44 PM 21,320 Views 176 Comments

“A1, Sharon” has our vote.

# advertising - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Apple's iOS ads could become more annoying as fullscreen ads arrive
# No Escape
# No Escape

Apple's iOS ads could become more annoying as fullscreen ads arrive

Aug 27th 2014, 4:46 PM 13,034 Views 31 Comments

Two new ad formats for iPhone and iPad will allow fullscreen ads and pre-roll videos to be included in apps and games.

# advertising - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Weird Wide Web: A Facebook scam, a Forrest Gump game and a pop-up ad apology
# Facebook
# Facebook

Weird Wide Web: A Facebook scam, a Forrest Gump game and a pop-up ad apology

Aug 17th 2014, 11:30 AM 11,864 Views 2 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# advertising - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Here's how you can prevent ad tracking from happening on your phone
# Ad Blocker
# Ad Blocker

Here's how you can prevent ad tracking from happening on your phone

Jul 24th 2014, 8:00 PM 26,554 Views 15 Comments

Because not everyone wants their data to be used for advertising purposes.

# advertising - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Here's the Nokia advert that's making people angry on Twitter
# Chinese Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Chinese Burn

Here's the Nokia advert that's making people angry on Twitter

Jul 15th 2014, 9:02 PM 8,420 Views 7 Comments

Erk.

# advertising - 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 5,094 Views 8 Comments

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

# advertising - Monday 30 June, 2014

Ads in breach: Small print from Three, bad coverage from eMobile, indecency from The Wright Venue
# Bad Men
# Bad Men

Ads in breach: Small print from Three, bad coverage from eMobile, indecency from The Wright Venue

Jun 30th 2014, 2:23 PM 19,166 Views 13 Comments

In its latest update, the ASAI found 14 ads did not comply with their code.

# advertising - Friday 27 June, 2014

Brilliant ad redefines what 'like a girl' means, and everyone should watch it
# Always
From The Daily Edge
# Always

Brilliant ad redefines what 'like a girl' means, and everyone should watch it

Jun 27th 2014, 9:32 AM 6,394 Views 12 Comments

“I wake up in the morning like a girl, because I AM a girl.

# advertising - Sunday 22 June, 2014

This Durex advert for 'female orgasm enhancer' is absolutely excellent
# What A Scream
From The Daily Edge
# What A Scream

This Durex advert for 'female orgasm enhancer' is absolutely excellent

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:00 PM 9,743 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

# advertising - Monday 16 June, 2014

Yes, in case you're wondering that is Moy Park chicken advertising at the World Cup
# Chicki-taka
# Chicki-taka

Yes, in case you're wondering that is Moy Park chicken advertising at the World Cup

Jun 16th 2014, 4:19 PM 52,264 Views 18 Comments

There’s a little more to it than that though.