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# advertising - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Brilliant new Coca-Cola ad celebrates parenthood perfectly
# Aww
From The Daily Edge
# Aww

Brilliant new Coca-Cola ad celebrates parenthood perfectly

Dec 19th 2013, 7:44 AM 3,423 Views 1 Comment

Every parent can identify with this.

# advertising - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Facebook's auto-play video ads are arriving this week
# TV Ads
# TV Ads

Facebook's auto-play video ads are arriving this week

Dec 17th 2013, 10:52 AM 7,876 Views 50 Comments

The first video ads are expected to appear on both desktop and smartphones later this week.

# advertising - Monday 9 December, 2013

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy
# Banned
From The Daily Edge
# Banned

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy

Dec 9th 2013, 8:59 AM 6,539 Views 6 Comments

Watch it here – heads up, it’s quite unsafe for work.

# advertising - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Vending machines? Sandwich boards? A licence is required for these and more
# Planning And Development
# Planning And Development

Vending machines? Sandwich boards? A licence is required for these and more

Dec 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 12,268 Views 31 Comments

A recent ruling by the planning board regarding temporary advertising on private land. Licensing is also required for several other items.

# advertising - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Parked mobile advertisements require planning permission, says planning board
# Trailer
# Trailer

Parked mobile advertisements require planning permission, says planning board

Dec 5th 2013, 7:15 AM 13,272 Views 22 Comments

The ruling by An Bord Pleanála involved a trailer bearing a double-sided 1.8 metre high advisement.

# advertising - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Spotify given a dressing down over Lily Allen "F*** You" recommendation
# Not Fair
From The Daily Edge
# Not Fair

Spotify given a dressing down over Lily Allen "F*** You" recommendation

Dec 4th 2013, 4:43 PM 2,796 Views 0 Comments

The company are red-faced after recommending some users to “give it a try. F*** You”.

# advertising - Friday 29 November, 2013

A brief history of the Sony Playstation
# PSX
# PSX

A brief history of the Sony Playstation

Nov 29th 2013, 4:25 PM 17,014 Views 65 Comments

It’s come a long way since the original arrived back in 1995.

# advertising - Thursday 21 November, 2013

11 gloriously vintage adverts for Cadbury's chocolate
# Dairy Milk
From The Daily Edge
# Dairy Milk

11 gloriously vintage adverts for Cadbury's chocolate

Nov 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 11,984 Views 3 Comments

From the 1950s to today.

Incredible couch ad promises to protect your family from 'floor lava'
# Lava-ing Room
From The Daily Edge
# Lava-ing Room

Incredible couch ad promises to protect your family from 'floor lava'

Nov 21st 2013, 9:41 AM 1,608 Views 0 Comments

THE FLOOR IS LAVA!

# advertising - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers - not princesses
# Goldieblox
# Goldieblox

This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers - not princesses

Nov 20th 2013, 3:43 PM 23,496 Views 65 Comments

And it is stupendous.

# advertising - Monday 4 November, 2013

TV3 profits rose by 52 per cent in 2012
# TV3
# TV3

TV3 profits rose by 52 per cent in 2012

Nov 4th 2013, 4:09 PM 7,901 Views 35 Comments

The company says that while revenues are down, they have outperformed the advertising industry as a whole.

# advertising - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Irish app offers payment each time your phone rings
# Pay Phone
# Pay Phone

Irish app offers payment each time your phone rings

Nov 3rd 2013, 7:44 PM 3,875 Views 3 Comments

You must download ringtone from brands but creators hope phone users will be enticed by monetary rewards.

Why is this Amazon customer/reviewer so powerful?
# Marketing
# Marketing

Why is this Amazon customer/reviewer so powerful?

Nov 3rd 2013, 9:15 AM 23,994 Views 14 Comments

Michael Erb approaches reviews like a job – now companies send him products for free in the hope that he’ll notice them.

# advertising - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award

Oct 30th 2013, 5:45 PM 8,253 Views 2 Comments

Viddyad praised for originality and potential by judges at ESB Spark of Genius award during Web Summit.

# advertising - Thursday 24 October, 2013

6 things we learned from Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Cannabis Regulation Bill
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

6 things we learned from Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Cannabis Regulation Bill

Oct 24th 2013, 12:00 PM 35,867 Views 279 Comments

If this bill was made law, driving after using the drug would be legal and advertising cannabis products would also be allowed.

Here's why it doesn't make sense to buy bottled water
# H2 Oh
From The Daily Edge
# H2 Oh

Here's why it doesn't make sense to buy bottled water

Oct 24th 2013, 9:10 AM 4,196 Views 1 Comment

This Australian water company ad will make you feel pretty foolish.

# advertising - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Department spent €875,000 on media advertising in last five years
# Advertising
# Advertising

Department spent €875,000 on media advertising in last five years

Oct 16th 2013, 6:15 AM 2,722 Views 8 Comments

There was a surge in spending on media advertisements in 2011, with €437,992 spent that year.

# advertising - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Kevin Pietersen wins libel damages over Specsavers ad
# Just Not Cricket
From The42
# Just Not Cricket

Kevin Pietersen wins libel damages over Specsavers ad

Oct 8th 2013, 12:34 PM 1,929 Views 0 Comments

Specsavers agree to pay England batsman substantial damages following ad controversy.

# advertising - Friday 27 September, 2013

Pasta maker in hot water after saying they'll never have gay couples in ads
# Pasta Joke
# Pasta Joke

Pasta maker in hot water after saying they'll never have gay couples in ads

Sep 27th 2013, 9:15 PM 12,765 Views 49 Comments

Barilla has had to issue an apology after a backlash to the CEO’s comments about “classic” family values.

# advertising - 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 5,984 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 1,924 Views 0 Comments

It involves chickens, obviously.

# advertising - Thursday 19 September, 2013

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading
# Advertising
# Advertising

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading

Sep 19th 2013, 3:36 PM 14,375 Views 31 Comments

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has pulled an advert for a London clinic as it gives the impression it’s an abortion clinic.

Cheer up, Grumpy Cat: You have an ad deal
# Grumpy Cat
# Grumpy Cat

Cheer up, Grumpy Cat: You have an ad deal

Sep 19th 2013, 10:53 AM 6,917 Views 17 Comments

The internet-sensation feline is now ‘spokescat’ for a brand of cat food.

# advertising - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Complaint over 'Limerick crime scene' Irish Examiner ad not upheld
# Advertising
# Advertising

Complaint over 'Limerick crime scene' Irish Examiner ad not upheld

Sep 11th 2013, 8:32 AM 8,051 Views 41 Comments

The ASAI found that the ad did not cause grave or widespread offence.

# advertising - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

How to use the bathroom with no smell... according to this bizarre ad
# Call Of Nature
From The Daily Edge
# Call Of Nature

How to use the bathroom with no smell... according to this bizarre ad

Sep 10th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,109 Views 57 Comments

It claims to eliminate all odour from your visit to the smallest room.

# advertising - Friday 6 September, 2013

Best Guinness ad in years has surprise ending
# All Ads Up
From The Daily Edge
# All Ads Up

Best Guinness ad in years has surprise ending

Sep 6th 2013, 8:39 AM 17,150 Views 17 Comments

This will make you feel warm inside.

# advertising - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Staffing levels in Irish advertising industry remain at pre-recession levels
# Advertising
# Advertising

Staffing levels in Irish advertising industry remain at pre-recession levels

Sep 4th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,355 Views 9 Comments

The IAPI says that staff reduction hasn’t been as bad as feared.

# advertising - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts

Aug 27th 2013, 3:56 PM 7,142 Views 10 Comments

The social network must pay $20 million after an estimated 614,000 Facebook users had their personal details appear in ads on the site.

UTV Media reports drop in revenue, says Irish radio market "difficult"
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

UTV Media reports drop in revenue, says Irish radio market "difficult"

Aug 27th 2013, 3:20 PM 5,909 Views 5 Comments

The media group runs a number of stations around the country, including FM104 and Q102 in Dublin, and Cork’s 96FM.

# advertising - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Worst make-up ad ever shows men shoving mascara down pants
# Badvert
From The Daily Edge
# Badvert

Worst make-up ad ever shows men shoving mascara down pants

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:27 PM 2,064 Views 4 Comments

There are no words for how weird this is.

# advertising - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited"
# Horsemeat Scandal
# Horsemeat Scandal

Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited"

Aug 21st 2013, 8:41 AM 17,245 Views 40 Comments

The British Advertising Standards Authority said that an ad that claimed horse meat had not been found in Iceland’s burgers “denigrated” the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

# advertising - Friday 16 August, 2013

TV3 boss: The Government needs to get RTÉ's tanks off our lawns
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

TV3 boss: The Government needs to get RTÉ's tanks off our lawns

Aug 16th 2013, 6:20 AM 10,297 Views 55 Comments

David McRedmond is calling for the proportion of money RTÉ gets from advertising to be cut as part of a sweeping reform of the market.

# advertising - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Take a trip to Camp Gyno with this hilarious tampon ad
# Hello Flo
From The Daily Edge
# Hello Flo

Take a trip to Camp Gyno with this hilarious tampon ad

Jul 31st 2013, 12:41 PM 4,123 Views 2 Comments

Is this the first tampon ad ever to use the word ‘vagina’?

# advertising - Monday 29 July, 2013

Did you know you're attracted to everyone on the DART?
# Phwoar
From The Daily Edge
# Phwoar

Did you know you're attracted to everyone on the DART?

Jul 29th 2013, 6:30 AM 20,257 Views 27 Comments

Well, everyone in your carriage anyway…

# advertising - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Poll: Should sports sponsorship by alcohol companies be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sports sponsorship by alcohol companies be banned?

Jul 28th 2013, 11:21 AM 11,937 Views 144 Comments

We’d like to know what you think…

# advertising - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Column: Does celebrity marketing actually work?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Does celebrity marketing actually work?

Jul 27th 2013, 7:00 PM 124 Views 25 Comments

Hiring celebrities as spokespeople can create a lot of exposure for brands and stars alike. With all that added value, Judi Uhuegbu asks – do famous faces really sway our buying behaviour?

# advertising - Thursday 25 July, 2013

This is the condom ad banned in Pakistan for being "too racy"
# Advertising
From The Daily Edge
# Advertising

This is the condom ad banned in Pakistan for being "too racy"

Jul 25th 2013, 3:58 PM 20,315 Views 35 Comments

Strawberry flavoured is a no-no.

# advertising - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans

Jul 4th 2013, 11:08 AM 13,683 Views 19 Comments

Twenty-one complaints were upheld by the ASAI, Ireland’s advertising watchdog, in it’s latest complaints bulletin.

# advertising - Saturday 29 June, 2013

George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother
# Futurist
# Futurist

George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother

Jun 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 35,560 Views 39 Comments

Countryside overrun by housing developments, commercialism and greed – the 1984 author is one to re-read.

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 7,121 Views 20 Comments

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