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#Advertising

# advertising - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Airbnb’s creepy new ad is freaking everyone out Airbnb

Airbnb’s creepy new ad is freaking everyone out

Creepy has a new mascot.

# advertising - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising HEY BIG SPENDERS

These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising

That’s a lot of cash.

# advertising - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This ‘go home Irish’ ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto Please Leave Canada

This ‘go home Irish’ ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto

It links to a website titled pleaseleavecanada.com as well.

# advertising - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You might care about your online privacy… but would you pay for it? Opinion

You might care about your online privacy… but would you pay for it?

Would you pay for any the services you can currently use for free if it meant you had more privacy?

From TheJournal.ie This is GOAL’s response to Paddy Power’s immigrant ad No Joking Matter

This is GOAL’s response to Paddy Power’s immigrant ad

Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.

# advertising - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From Business ETC Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end Back In The Day

Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end

Nowadays it’s all about the data.

# advertising - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an ‘unhealthily underweight’ model Body Image

This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an ‘unhealthily underweight’ model

It’s not the first time the French fashion label has been the target of complaints.

# advertising - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The unexpected Irish link in the Mad Men finale SPOILERS

The unexpected Irish link in the Mad Men finale

An iconic moment at the end of Mad Men only came about because of Ireland’s bad weather.

# advertising - Monday 11 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with “Ride me all day” sign Naked Advertising

Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with “Ride me all day” sign

The £3 promotion has caused some uproar.

# advertising - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘You’re bound to piss the odd person off’: Paddy Power explain why they use ads like this Controversial

‘You’re bound to piss the odd person off’: Paddy Power explain why they use ads like this

“No matter how many people voice their opposition that there is always a silent majority who either find it hilarious or who couldn’t give a sh**e”.

# advertising - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From Business ETC All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly Cashing In

All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly

The advertiser looks like it’s laughing all the way to the bank.

# advertising - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘It is not ok to sing and dance while driving a car’ Proceed With Caution

‘It is not ok to sing and dance while driving a car’

The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland received complaints about a recent Toyota advertisement among others.

From The Daily Edge Budweiser was forced to apologise after this ‘unsavoury’ tagline appeared on bottles

Budweiser was forced to apologise after this ‘unsavoury’ tagline appeared on bottles

People have accused it of promoting “rape culture”.

# advertising - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From Business ETC Every business should take lessons from how Nike sells shoes Just Do It

Every business should take lessons from how Nike sells shoes

We talk to one of the world’s greatest scriptwriting experts about how everyone should be able to spin a good yarn.

# advertising - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Online crackdown on ‘rogue puppy-breeders’ Classified Ads

Online crackdown on ‘rogue puppy-breeders’

Minimum standards have been launched for classified ad websites that allow pet sales.

# advertising - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?

YouTube has plans for a paid subscription service. Will you be signing up?

# advertising - Monday 6 April, 2015

New Nike commercial tells the story of how Rory McIlroy grew up worshipping Tiger Woods Origin Story This post contains videos

# advertising - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 sexist ads from the Mad Men era The Little Wife

13 sexist ads from the Mad Men era

Mad Men’s final season begins tonight.

# advertising - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Product placement is here to stay, so we’d better get used to it Opinion

Product placement is here to stay, so we’d better get used to it

Product placement can be annoying but advertising is a necessary evil of our favourite shows.

# advertising - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From Business ETC Another American Apparel ad has been banned for sexualising children Too Young

Another American Apparel ad has been banned for sexualising children

It’s the second time in six months the fashion label has fallen foul of UK authorities.

# advertising - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From Business ETC Coca-Cola is redesigning its packaging so all of its flavours look the same One Brand

Coca-Cola is redesigning its packaging so all of its flavours look the same

It serves to highlight how confusing Coke thinks its brand extensions have become.

# advertising - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From Business ETC Brand creates ‘unskippable’ ad viewers can’t help but watch AND FREEZE

# advertising - Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man says Claudia Schiffer is a liar, Astras DO break down Careful Now

Man says Claudia Schiffer is a liar, Astras DO break down

A model mechanic she aint.

# advertising - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From Business ETC Watch: Ad for ‘the world’s slimmest phone’ banned for objectifying women Kazam

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

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

# advertising - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From Business ETC Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories Peter Oborne

Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories

Peter Oborne said the paper was too close to HSBC.

# advertising - Monday 16 February, 2015

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

That ‘sexist’ McDonald’s ad has been removed from YouTube

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

# advertising - Monday 2 February, 2015

From Business ETC Hey, big spender: Ryanair made its very own Super Bowl ad Budget Blown

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

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

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

Twitter absolutely explodes over Fiat’s Super Bowl ad

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

# advertising - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl Prime Time

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

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

# advertising - Saturday 24 January, 2015

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

This dummy spotted in Dublin is some serious nightmare fuel

WTF is going on here.

# advertising - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie’s Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s…. Recession

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

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

# advertising - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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

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

So says Irish advertising standards.

# advertising - Sunday 30 November, 2014

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

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

Hey, what a good adveAAARRRGHH.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you tune into Oireachtas TV?

Organisers aren’t expecting thousands of viewers.

From TheJournal.ie The Oireachtas really wants you to know it broadcasts the Dáil on TV Advertising

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

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

# advertising - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

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

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

Excellent reaction to getting the gift of a lifetime.

# advertising - Friday 21 November, 2014

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

Um, WHAT is this truck in Dublin advertising?

Puff, puff, pass.

# advertising - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Did you notice these companies changed their logos this year? Logo Agogo

Did you notice these companies changed their logos this year?

They’re so different. Mostly.

# advertising - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Christmas is officially here… The John Lewis ad is out (and it’s good) Monty The Penguin
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