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# 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 20,386 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 13,709 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 36,669 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 7,155 Views 20 Comments

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

# advertising - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Billboard company discontinues Youth Defence campaign after Rape Crisis Centre incident
# Abortion
# Abortion

Billboard company discontinues Youth Defence campaign after Rape Crisis Centre incident

Jun 27th 2013, 6:41 PM 26,530 Views 312 Comments

Mobile advertising company AdMobile says that the parking of an anti-abortion message opposite a rape support headquarters was an ‘innocent error’.

# advertising - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer

Jun 13th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,985 Views 12 Comments

There have been 14 deaths by drowning in Irish waters so far this year.

# advertising - 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.

# advertising - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Big-brand logos that you should look more closely at
# Subliminal
# Subliminal

Big-brand logos that you should look more closely at

May 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 37,161 Views 31 Comments

There’s a lot more to these 9 logos than first meets the eye.

# advertising - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Kids have serious 'pester power' on family food purchases
# Pester Power
# Pester Power

Kids have serious 'pester power' on family food purchases

May 18th 2013, 9:15 AM 8,826 Views 36 Comments

The breakfast cereal in a family’s cupboard is often dictated by the children.

# advertising - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Google exec grilled in UK over 'devious' use of Ireland to reduce tax
# Google
# Google

Google exec grilled in UK over 'devious' use of Ireland to reduce tax

May 16th 2013, 12:58 PM 13,146 Views 59 Comments

MPs suggested that more sales activities are taking place in the UK than the company is willing to admit to.

# advertising - 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.

# advertising - 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 41,202 Views 11 Comments

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

# advertising - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Business magazine compares Angela Merkel to Hitler in ad
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Business magazine compares Angela Merkel to Hitler in ad

Apr 25th 2013, 10:55 AM 11,055 Views 54 Comments

Mercado magazine invites viewers to visualise Merkel as the Greeks, Spanish and Germans might see her.

# advertising - Sunday 14 April, 2013

How Mad Men ads compare with ones that actually ran in the 1960s
# Advertising
# Advertising

How Mad Men ads compare with ones that actually ran in the 1960s

Apr 14th 2013, 6:00 PM 30,973 Views 8 Comments

Kodak, Lucky Strike, Right Guard… here are the ads that Don Draper and co came up with, and the ads that the companies actually ran.

# advertising - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

LowLow takes on diet clichés in new ad campaign
# Diet Dreams
From The Daily Edge
# Diet Dreams

LowLow takes on diet clichés in new ad campaign

Apr 9th 2013, 10:47 AM 4,306 Views 7 Comments

“Cos women and muffins can’t co-exist”

# advertising - Saturday 6 April, 2013

PepsiCo exec admits Diet Pepsi is basically only for women
# Not For Menz
# Not For Menz

PepsiCo exec admits Diet Pepsi is basically only for women

Apr 6th 2013, 9:45 AM 14,311 Views 50 Comments

It’s “targeted at females who love home design” apparently as marketing director reveals tactic to help ailing sales.

# advertising - 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.

# advertising - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Google Chrome channels every Irish kid for new ads
# Advertising
# Advertising

Google Chrome channels every Irish kid for new ads

Mar 26th 2013, 7:20 AM 9,704 Views 8 Comments

Ma, Ma-aa, Maa-aa, Maaa-aaa, Maaaaaaammmmmmmmmmm.

# advertising - Monday 25 March, 2013

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car

Mar 25th 2013, 1:30 PM 22,717 Views 62 Comments

The ads were uploaded to the Internet without the carmaker’s approval.

# advertising - Sunday 17 March, 2013

This is what we would buy if we were really rich
# Ah Here
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Here

This is what we would buy if we were really rich

Mar 17th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,869 Views 28 Comments

It’s only an exact replica of one’s private jet, you know.

# advertising - Monday 18 February, 2013

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising
# Obesity
# Obesity

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising

Feb 18th 2013, 10:24 AM 17,602 Views 41 Comments

The Academy of Medical Royal College said current restrictions, on advertising for children in particular, were failing to tackle obesity problems.

# advertising - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Timeline: Race and advertising in America
# Progress
# Progress

Timeline: Race and advertising in America

Feb 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 23,013 Views 17 Comments

Business Insider tells the story of Race in America, through its print and television advertisements.

# advertising - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Column: Why Valentine's Day is a marketing dream
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why Valentine's Day is a marketing dream

Feb 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 406 Views 7 Comments

You can’t put a price on love – really? As long as there’s consumer interest in Valentine’s Day, the commercial opportunities will follow, writes Dr Margaret-Anne Lawlor.

# advertising - Monday 4 February, 2013

Rory McIlroy -- the new face of Nike is also the new face of this San Diego building
# Team Swoosh
From The42
# Team Swoosh

Rory McIlroy -- the new face of Nike is also the new face of this San Diego building

Feb 4th 2013, 8:54 PM 3,579 Views 0 Comments

Guess you’ve made it now, Rors…

# advertising - Friday 1 February, 2013

Google and French news websites reach agreement over the news
# The News
# The News

Google and French news websites reach agreement over the news

Feb 1st 2013, 8:04 PM 5,065 Views 6 Comments

Google will set up a €60 million fund to help French newspapers develop online projects – but won’t stop indexing content from French news sites.

# advertising - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Video: What do you think of the new Guinness ad?
# Clocks
# Clocks

Video: What do you think of the new Guinness ad?

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:15 PM 15,416 Views 48 Comments

This one cost €6.5m to make. Worth it?

# advertising - Friday 28 December, 2012

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

Dec 28th 2012, 9:15 PM 18,219 Views 33 Comments

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

# advertising - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Irish ads of yore that we don't mind at all
# Gentle Persuasion
# Gentle Persuasion

Irish ads of yore that we don't mind at all

Dec 25th 2012, 11:30 AM 8,826 Views 3 Comments

There are no ads on RTÉ today… but if there were, we wouldn’t be charmed if they were like these ones from the turn of the 19th century.

# advertising - Friday 21 December, 2012

Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list
# Bai
# Bai

Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list

Dec 21st 2012, 3:27 PM 5,974 Views 18 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upheld four complaints and resolved one complaint.

# advertising - Thursday 20 December, 2012

How to sing Jingle Bells while terrified by a speeding car
# Jingle Hell
From The Daily Edge
# Jingle Hell

How to sing Jingle Bells while terrified by a speeding car

Dec 20th 2012, 7:45 PM 4,064 Views 2 Comments

New BMW ad challenges a capella group to harmonise while being thrown around a race track.

Irish smokers start at lower age than any other EU country
# Advertising
# Advertising

Irish smokers start at lower age than any other EU country

Dec 20th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,907 Views 32 Comments

A new report from the European Commission showed that 51 per cent of people in Europe have never smoked and one fifth have given up.

# advertising - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Brad Pitt vs Scarlett Johansson: Which perfume ad is more enraging?
# Smellvertising
From The Daily Edge
# Smellvertising

Brad Pitt vs Scarlett Johansson: Which perfume ad is more enraging?

Dec 18th 2012, 12:00 PM 4,112 Views 9 Comments

This festive season sees two titans of celeb endorsement go head-to-head. Which do you hate more?

# advertising - Monday 17 December, 2012

Tourism Ireland wins two major marketing awards
# Tourism
# Tourism

Tourism Ireland wins two major marketing awards

Dec 17th 2012, 4:12 PM 8,440 Views 15 Comments

Ideas such as a social-media-led mystery holiday won the gongs for all-island tourism body.

# advertising - Thursday 13 December, 2012

YouTube's 20 most popular ads in 2012
# YouTube
# YouTube

YouTube's 20 most popular ads in 2012

Dec 13th 2012, 9:30 PM 13,612 Views 3 Comments

Snoop Lion rapping about Hot Pockets and a lot of Old Spice…

# advertising - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and '70s mens' mags
# Vintage
# Vintage

Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and '70s mens' mags

Dec 8th 2012, 1:00 PM 31,185 Views 21 Comments

“Beware of the man with his own pool table.”

# advertising - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes
# Australia
# Australia

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

Dec 1st 2012, 2:02 PM 12,726 Views 39 Comments

All cigarettes will now have to be sold in identical, olive-brown packets bearing the same typeface and largely covered with graphic health warnings.

# advertising - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Tourism Ireland wants to increase US visitors by one-fifth by 2015
# Visitors
# Visitors

Tourism Ireland wants to increase US visitors by one-fifth by 2015

Nov 29th 2012, 12:18 PM 5,887 Views 30 Comments

The Gathering and takeover of ireland.com website central to plans to get US visitors to ‘Jump Into Ireland’.

# advertising - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012
# Advertising
# Advertising

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012

Nov 28th 2012, 6:09 PM 8,675 Views 4 Comments

The advertisement uses the children’s story to illustrate the evolution of a news story and public engagement in the news.

# advertising - Sunday 25 November, 2012

10 viral marketing Facebook posts that got most 'likes'
# Social Media
# Social Media

10 viral marketing Facebook posts that got most 'likes'

Nov 25th 2012, 6:00 PM 34,314 Views 8 Comments

These were the most successful marketing posts on Facebook last month.

# advertising - Tuesday 20 November, 2012