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Malaysia Airlines Ad: Real Or Hoax?

Malaysia Airlines Ad: Real Or Hoax?

By Toni Matthews-El March 16, 2014

By now you have likely heard about how a Malaysia Airlines flight went missing over a week ago. Even as twenty different countries search for some remnants of the Boeing 777, it seems that an old Malaysia Airlines advertisement has …

Cats Pretending To Be Dogs Are Kind Of Adorable Cats Pretending To Be Dogs Are Kind Of Adorable
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The Internet loves cats. The Internet loves dogs. Would the Internet love a cat pretending to be a dog? Well, I certainly think they should. An ad from O2, a mobile carrier in the UK, has created a new ad …

Sony Captures The Essence Of Being A Gamer Sony Captures The Essence Of Being A Gamer
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Video games are a wholly unique medium that gives players something that no other art form can deliver – interactivity. It’s that interactivity that is so often underplayed in games as more and more AAA blockbusters aim to provide a …

Europe Gets Their Own Live Action PS All-Stars Ad Europe Gets Their Own Live Action PS All-Stars Ad

Sony makes some pretty amazing ads for its PlayStation products. The company’s latest live-action ad for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale was pretty impressive in how it captured the look and feel of all the characters present. Only problem? It was …

Google's Latest Ad Channels The Life Aquatic Google's Latest Ad Channels The Life Aquatic

We’re only a few weeks away from the official beginning of the holiday shopping season. As such, Google is starting to kick its advertising machine for its line of Nexus products into high gear. The first ad focuses on Google’s …

Conan O'Brien Presents His Own iPad Mini Ad Conan O'Brien Presents His Own iPad Mini Ad

Apple sure loves their ads. The company showed at least three ads during its iPad Mini event on Tuesday. The most striking ad, however, is the television ad being used to sell the iPad Mini. It’s effective and could very …

First Wii U Ad Hits In the United Kingdom First Wii U Ad Hits In the United Kingdom
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I am dangerously susceptible to hype. The Wii U is the latest hype machine that got a pre-order out of me before I could rationally think about it. NIntendo hasn’t done anything yet to make me regret my choice, but …

Popchips Ad Pulled For 'Racist' Content Popchips Ad Pulled For 'Racist' Content
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This ad from the Popchips website and Facebook page has been pulled after an outcry about its “racist” content. Among the offended was tech entrepreneur Anil Dash, who called it “a hackneyed, unfunny advertisement featuring Kutcher in brownface talking about …

Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial Pulled Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial Pulled

Burger King recently unveiled their new menu–which is a lot like the one McDonald’s has had for a while now–in an attempt to up their sales after being outshined by rivals McD’s and Wendy’s. Part of the upgrade is what …

Huggies Ad Backlash Sweeps Web As Angry Dads Protest Huggies Ad Backlash Sweeps Web As Angry Dads Protest
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A recent Huggies ad campaign has many fathers angry at what they say is a depiction of dads as “bumbling idiots” rather than active parents. The ad, which urges consumers to “Put dad to the test”, shows a group of …

Google Helps Give New Life To Iconic Coke Ad Google Helps Give New Life To Iconic Coke Ad
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I just saw the most amazing story about advertising and want to share it with all of you. In celebration of digital advertising turning 18, Google is championing a project that asks a very interesting thought-provoking question about classic advertising …

Android Ad Impressions Grow By 504% For Millennial Android Ad Impressions Grow By 504% For Millennial

Millennial Media, the largest independent ad network is releasing a yearly report on performance of smartphone operating systems on its network in 2011. According to the report, Android continued its growth as a platform with ad impressions growing 504 percent …

Banned Condom Super Bowl Ad, Liam Neeson’s Scotch, & Snow Scooters Banned Condom Super Bowl Ad, Liam Neeson’s Scotch, & Snow Scooters
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A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Mark Cuban Goes To The Dogs In Super Bowl Ad Mark Cuban Goes To The Dogs In Super Bowl Ad
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Mark Cuban, famed businessman and Dallas Mavericks owner, showed up at the Super Bowl in the best way possible – a Skechers ad. The ad features a greyhound race with a bulldog wearing Skechers’ new shoes that allow it to …

Robin Williams, Legend of Zelda Ad Campaign Continues Robin Williams, Legend of Zelda Ad Campaign Continues
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It always seems the truly genius ad campaigns are the simple, less-you-have-to-think-the-better ideas. Sony hit their advertising gold with the Kevin Butler PS3 ads, and Nintendo has Robin Williams. Since this is the 25th anniversary year of the Legend of …

Verizon Diving Deeper Into Online Relationships With New Ad Campaign

  An often quoted stat about the new reality we lives in today points out that 20 years ago the average American had less than 25 friends. Today the average American has more than 200. Of course, we all realize on some level that this blossoming of friendship doesn’t equate to having 200 best friends. In fact, the ties we have to the outer fringes of our social network may be very thin indeed. That’s the subject that an interesting campaign launched by Verizon is trying to explore.

Problem With The iPad’s First Ad

Pre-sales for the iPad begin next week and the first orders will start shipping in weeks. So it grabbed my intention when Apple aired its first ads for the iPad during the Academy Awards and the only sign of music was a millisecond long flash of an old Doors album cover.