Back in January, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wrapped up its investigation on Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices regarding its search business. Google promised to make the necessary changes and all was well and good. But now, Google is reportedly facing another investigation by the FTC over anti-competitive conduct in [...]Read More »
Apple’s latest ad campaign continues with the newly released “Music Every Day” commercial. After the extremely relatable (and touching) commercial that highlighted how popular the iPhone is for taking pictures, this one is all about it being one of the most popular music players in the world.
It also seems [...]Read More »
Three Windows 8 ads by Microsoft have been discovered on the internet after they were mistakenly posted on the company’s general YouTube Channel. The ads, which you’ll see very soon were meant for Asian markets.
The three 30-second spots highlight different strengths of Windows 8 by replacing them with other [...]Read More »
Coca-Cola’s new promotional video for Diet Coke is probably the most fitting thing they could do for the popular sugar-free soft-drink. In collaboration with Ogilvy & Mather Paris, they’ve built the Slender Vender. They claim that it’s the world’s thinnest vending machine — and I believe them, just look at [...]Read More »
Spanish group Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation has come up with a unique way to try to help abused kids.Read More »
A new Galaxy phone is out, so you know what that means… that’s right! The return of Samsung’s iPhone-bashing commercials.
This latest ad takes place in a graduation pool party where all the adults have “outdated” iPhones and all the hip kids have brand new Galaxy S4′s. All the new [...]Read More »
What does Microsoft’s Surface tablet and Samsung’s recently released Galaxy S4 have in common? False advertising about storage space.
Users that purchased the 16GB version of Samsung’s latest flagship phone have discovered that half of that advertised memory is already taken up by the phone’s operating system and built-in apps, [...]Read More »
I’m a fan of great advertising. And Apple, much like Google, is one of the industry’s best. Their recent more upbeat ads for the iPhone and iPad highlighting all the different apps, however, weren’t exactly great. In fact, I think those ads might have been some of their worst, especially [...]Read More »
Oh, HTC. It’s a little sad that amazing phones like the HTC One will get buried by Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 (and their aggressive marketing campaigns), because if anything, the phone is pretty darn solid. But like how our very own Ashraf wrote some time ago, HTC just doesn’t seem [...]Read More »
Facebook’s ad for Facebook Home is not only great, but also stars real people… including Zuckerberg [Video]
As you probably already know, Facebook Home was recently just launched. In fact, you can grab it over at the Google Play Store right now! And I’m sure a bunch of people will after seeing Facebook’s ad for Facebook Home, fittingly called “Launch Day.”
First thing you might have noticed [...]Read More »
Targeted ads are typically considered undesirable. But sometimes they can provide a good laugh.Read More »
Is Microsoft serious? They just released an ad bashing Galaxy S III. You know, the outdated model. [Video]
If you follow tech blogs, you may have read about Microsoft’s recent failed marketing attempts to promote its products such as Surface Pro and Outlook.com. Ready to add another dumb Microsoft advertisement to the list? Look no further than the following ad which compares Nokia Lumia 920 to… Samsung Galaxy [...]Read More »
Goodbye Hotmail: All Hotmail users are being forcefully moved to Outlook.com, which is now available worldwide along with its multimillion-dollar ad campaign [Video]
Microsoft is officially taking out Outlook.com’s “preview” label, and is launching the service worldwide. This also means that Hotmail users will be slowly transitioned to the new service, albeit gradually. The good news? They’ll get to keep their email addresses — whether that’s Hotmail.com, Live.com or even MSN.com, none of [...]Read More »
This is Joe McCambley, co-founder of The Wonderfactory. He’s also the creator of the very first banner ad on the Internet. You know, the ones that are probably sitting somewhere on the sides of your screen when you’re off browsing the interweb. Here’s what it looked like:
The ad appeared [...]Read More »
If you couldn’t care less about watching the Grammys, you might have missed one of Google’s best ads for the Nexus 4. But really, it couldn’t have just as easily been an ad for Google Now, as the service is the prime focus of the ad anyway. The ad depicts [...]Read More »
Microsoft tells users to ditch Gmail for Outlook.com because Microsoft “doesn’t go through your email to sell ads”
So while we take a break from all the Apple versus Samsung lawsuits, why don’t we shift our attention over to the brewing Microsoft versus Google battle. This time, we have Microsoft on the offensive with their current “Scroogled” ad campaign — which also cost them a seven figure amount. [...]Read More »
Check out all of this year’s Super Bowl ads, including Samsung’s $15 million commercial and the return of BlackBerry
If you were somehow unaware of the Super Bowl going on today, well, it’s over now. And the Ravens won… Yeah. Anyway, what’s the Super Bowl without some pretty awesome ads! The commercials that air during the game have become a part of the culture, and they can get pretty [...]Read More »
Facebook is ‘impersonating’ people on the social network without their consent. What Facebook is doing is re-posting one of your ‘likes’ every once in awhile accompanied with a related article. The posts are in your name and they appear in feeds as if you posted them. People have no idea [...]Read More »