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# advertising - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad

Jun 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 41,751 Views 70 Comments

Kiss Me, I’m Irish. *Rolls eyes*

# advertising - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Watch Amazon customers discover genitals for the first time
# Naval Gazing
From The Daily Edge
# Naval Gazing

Watch Amazon customers discover genitals for the first time

Jun 5th 2014, 7:34 AM 2,853 Views 0 Comments

Just go with it.

# advertising - Thursday 1 May, 2014

This is the Newstalk ad RTÉ refused to carry
# Media Wars
# Media Wars

This is the Newstalk ad RTÉ refused to carry

May 1st 2014, 10:26 AM 15,866 Views 22 Comments

It’s all terribly dramatic.

# advertising - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive
# Rap On The Knuckles
# Rap On The Knuckles

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:26 PM 15,304 Views 21 Comments

The Advertising Standards Agency of Ireland has upheld 65 complaints against the ads which ran in the Sunday Independent and Sunday World.

# advertising - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Google's Q1 earnings disappoint investors as ad prices slip
# Earnings Call
# Earnings Call

Google's Q1 earnings disappoint investors as ad prices slip

Apr 17th 2014, 8:53 AM 4,069 Views 5 Comments

While the shift away from desktop to smartphone and tablets has had a negative impact on its advertising revenue, Google still remains one of the world’s most profitable companies.

# advertising - Sunday 13 April, 2014

These 17 simple ads are pure genius
# The Real Don Drapers
# The Real Don Drapers

These 17 simple ads are pure genius

Apr 13th 2014, 6:30 PM 70,066 Views 20 Comments

Yes, they’re trying to sell us something – but at least they’re being creative about it.

# advertising - 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 4,587 Views 0 Comments

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

# advertising - 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 4,194 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 5,336 Views 3 Comments

The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.

# advertising - 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 6,556 Views 0 Comments

Two women with skin conditions talk about their experiences.

# advertising - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

How to get free advertising on TV3 by chancing your arm
# Northside Blinds
From The Daily Edge
# Northside Blinds

How to get free advertising on TV3 by chancing your arm

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:40 AM 5,493 Views 4 Comments

Cheeky beggar.

# advertising - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Gmail really, really wants you to look at your promotions tab
# Eye-catching
# Eye-catching

Gmail really, really wants you to look at your promotions tab

Mar 26th 2014, 3:54 PM 11,395 Views 9 Comments

The email provider is experimenting with a new grid feature which will turn any marketing emails into picture ads.

Here's the Littlewoods Ireland advert under fire for its portrayal of women
# Row
From The Daily Edge
# Row

Here's the Littlewoods Ireland advert under fire for its portrayal of women

Mar 26th 2014, 12:47 PM 37,849 Views 102 Comments

The online store has responded to negative comments around its new TV commercial.

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable
# OMG
From The Daily Edge
# OMG

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable

Mar 26th 2014, 10:19 AM 57,766 Views 44 Comments

Cannot be unseen.

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain
# On The Beer
From The Daily Edge
# On The Beer

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain

Mar 26th 2014, 9:29 AM 3,643 Views 1 Comment

It’s very strange.

# advertising - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

This mesmerising French ad is the definition of food porn
# Drool On Your Keyboard
From The Daily Edge
# Drool On Your Keyboard

This mesmerising French ad is the definition of food porn

Mar 25th 2014, 4:21 PM 7,185 Views 0 Comments

CAN WE HAVE SOME?

# advertising - Sunday 23 March, 2014

How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more

Mar 23rd 2014, 6:30 PM 33,098 Views 65 Comments

The golden age of advertising was obsessed by keeping couples together, it seems.

# advertising - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Pepsi's new ad in London is terrifying people at a bus stop
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

Pepsi's new ad in London is terrifying people at a bus stop

Mar 22nd 2014, 3:52 PM 6,460 Views 0 Comments

It’s… surprising.

# advertising - Friday 7 March, 2014

This simple, touching advert will teach you how to find love
# Unloved
From The Daily Edge
# Unloved

This simple, touching advert will teach you how to find love

Mar 7th 2014, 7:00 PM 4,144 Views 0 Comments

Mmmf.

# advertising - Thursday 6 March, 2014

This iconic logo will be disappearing from cinemas tomorrow
# At The Movies
From The Daily Edge
# At The Movies

This iconic logo will be disappearing from cinemas tomorrow

Mar 6th 2014, 4:34 PM 31,044 Views 28 Comments

Take a last look at the Carlton branding iron.

This heart-melting car advert will make any dog lover weep
# Feelings
From The Daily Edge
# Feelings

This heart-melting car advert will make any dog lover weep

Mar 6th 2014, 3:31 PM 3,746 Views 2 Comments

What? No, we’re not crying.

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

Mar 6th 2014, 9:35 AM 16,941 Views 94 Comments

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 6th 2014, 8:45 AM 7,976 Views 0 Comments

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

Mar 6th 2014, 7:34 AM 24,123 Views 48 Comments

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

# advertising - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprised one of the greatest athlete movie cameos of all time
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprised one of the greatest athlete movie cameos of all time

Mar 4th 2014, 10:43 PM 4,861 Views 10 Comments

The Lakers legend stars in a new ad.

Here's why the Elite Singles advert guy is so terrifying
# Aaargh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaargh

Here's why the Elite Singles advert guy is so terrifying

Mar 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 19,241 Views 5 Comments

Seriously. He scares us, and we’re not on his intellectual level.

# advertising - Saturday 22 February, 2014

The new ad for Three in the UK is absolutely brilliant
# We Built This City
From The Daily Edge
# We Built This City

The new ad for Three in the UK is absolutely brilliant

Feb 22nd 2014, 9:17 AM 4,631 Views 2 Comments

Prepare to rock.

# advertising - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

American Apparel marketing guru coming to Dublin
# Shoptalk
# Shoptalk

American Apparel marketing guru coming to Dublin

Feb 19th 2014, 6:31 PM 18,694 Views 13 Comments

Ryan Holiday came to prominence as a prankster “media manipulator” and now leads inventive campaigns for the US clothing brand (and yes, sickeningly, he’s only 26).

# advertising - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people
# Fancy A Ride
From The Daily Edge
# Fancy A Ride

Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people

Feb 12th 2014, 8:56 AM 5,258 Views 1 Comment

They’re speaking our language.

# advertising - Thursday 6 February, 2014

This heartwarming whiskey ad will make you feel feelings
# Tears
From The Daily Edge
# Tears

This heartwarming whiskey ad will make you feel feelings

Feb 6th 2014, 10:30 PM 2,602 Views 1 Comment

The Reader is fast going viral, for a good reason.

Have you seen the bizarre biscuit ad everyone's talking about?
# Puppies She Wrote
From The Daily Edge
# Puppies She Wrote

Have you seen the bizarre biscuit ad everyone's talking about?

Feb 6th 2014, 7:26 AM 5,010 Views 3 Comments

If you like a lot of puppy on your biscuit…

# advertising - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Google avoids major fine by striking deal with EU regulators
# Endgame
# Endgame

Google avoids major fine by striking deal with EU regulators

Feb 5th 2014, 1:31 PM 6,019 Views 2 Comments

If the deal isn’t approved, Google could risk being fined up to $5 billion, or ten per cent of its annual worldwide turnover, by the EU.

# advertising - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Here's the Coca-Cola ad that sparked a furious backlash
# Fizzing Mad
From The Daily Edge
# Fizzing Mad

Here's the Coca-Cola ad that sparked a furious backlash

Feb 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 45,067 Views 69 Comments

Some social media users employed racial slurs in reaction. But one anchorwoman had the perfect response to them…

# advertising - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Facebook begins testing out ads service on third-party apps
# Advertising
# Advertising

Facebook begins testing out ads service on third-party apps

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 5,533 Views 20 Comments

The ads will use the same ad targeting features found on Facebook’s main site and have them appear on apps outside of Facebook.

# advertising - Monday 13 January, 2014

Facebook faces another lawsuit after being accused of faking endorsements
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Facebook faces another lawsuit after being accused of faking endorsements

Jan 13th 2014, 9:41 AM 8,098 Views 15 Comments

The lawsuit claims that members should receive damages – of at least $750 per person – for using their likeness without permission.

# advertising - Monday 6 January, 2014

Column: From radio to YouTube, advertising is evolving with us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: From radio to YouTube, advertising is evolving with us

Jan 6th 2014, 7:30 PM 20 Views 15 Comments

Nowadays many programmes are watched on social media platforms instead of TV, and are often derided as examples of “branded entertainment” – but they’re just newer versions of an old advertising strategy, writes Cynthia B. Meyers.

# advertising - 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 134 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.

Facebook sued for allegedly using your private messages to tailor ads
# United States
# United States

Facebook sued for allegedly using your private messages to tailor ads

Jan 3rd 2014, 12:55 PM 13,524 Views 14 Comments

An American blogger is suing the social media giant, claiming the messages are “systematically intercepted”.

# advertising - 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 4,085 Views 1 Comment

Blame television!

# advertising - 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 31,341 Views 110 Comments

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