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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Groupon

All time
# Groupon Gold
Just 15 of the best things you can get on Groupon right now
You can get everything from snail slime to youth drops.
# Groupon
Groupon have been slammed for using a racist slur to describe a pair of boots
Twitter users have since been tweeting ‘#ShutdownGroupon’.
# advertising standards
Groupon rapped on knuckles for 'misleading' exclusive beauty product deal
The coupon company issued an offer for a beauty ‘mystery gift’ which failed to specify how many items a customer would receive.
# ah now lads
Groupon Ireland has some seriously questionable Valentine’s gifts on offer this month
“Here’s a mini golf set you can play on the jacks. Love you”
# double entendre
This inappropriate 'banana protector' inspired the greatest Facebook thread of all time
Superb work, everybody.
# bad vibes
This Mother's Day ad on an Irish deals site is all sorts of inappropriate
Our eyes. OUR POOR EYES.
# Jobswatch
Great deal* for workers as Groupon plans 100 new jobs
# Flying High
Can you get a Ryanair cabin crew job with this €19 diploma?
The ad says this bargain online diploma is ‘airline recognised’ but Ryanair said they’d be having none of it.
# pitt stop
Groupon is offering Irish users the chance to meet Brad Pitt for €18k
Forget your €10 iPhone speakers. This is extreme Groupon-ing.
# humanity v2.0
Groupon are offering you the opportunity to become a cyborg
# Jobswatch
Deals website Groupon announces 20 new jobs for Dublin
The new jobs are in the company’s software development centre. It already employs 12 people in Dublin.
# Cyberattack
LivingSocial website hack targeted thousands of Irish users
Data Protection Commissioner knew about the cyber attack two weeks ago.
# get that guy
9 tips on how to ‘get that guy’, according to the internet
Just in case your budget doesn’t stretch to the ‘Four-Hour ‘Get The Guy’ Dating Workshop’ on offer from Groupon this week.
# Groupon
Groupon shares plunge to lowest level yet
The online deals giant went public a year ago. It reported a loss yesterday of $3 million.
# Complaints
"Spanking", "MILF" and hangover Jesus too much for the Advertising Standards Authority
Ads for the 48 mobile network and a hangover cure have been shot down by the ASAI.
# Badvertising
The 10 most offensive US advertisements of 2011
‘Re-civilise’ a black person! Help fix your girlfriend’s PMS! Smash a toy baby against a wall! …or not.
# Uh-Oh
Baker makes 102,000 cupcakes after Groupon offer
And, no, she couldn’t just use a cake mix. The cupcakes were advertised as “custom made”.
# Irish Independent
Independent News & Media reports 14 per cent profit bump
The publisher of the Irish Independent says it expects earnings to improve this year, despite a tough advertising market.