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Eplia’s Very Hairy Situation

Turkish hair removal company Eplia’s latest advertisement is based around an extremely popular Turkish meme. What they failed to realize is that the person in the meme is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, widely known as the mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist … Continue reading

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AT&T Hangs Up Data Users

In October, several news outlets reported that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against phone giant, AT&T for misleading their customers on “unlimited” data plans. CNN money reported that the FCC said “AT&T ‘failed to adequately disclose’ the … Continue reading

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IHOP Tweets RT on Target?

With all the promoted tweets and Twitter analytics, it’s harder to set your brand apart. A Twitter account is now standard for most brands. It’s a channel where people are used to reaching out and communicating with brands. In order … Continue reading

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Red Bull Winging It?

Have companies made claims that using their product will make you ageless? Flawless? Stronger? How about giving you wings?  Yes, wings. That’s exactly what the beverage company Red Bull promised its consumers, figuratively speaking. The company even launched cartoon commercials … Continue reading

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‘Eyes’ Create Social Media Stars

Social media celebrities are not a new phenomenon. But audiences may be surprised to learn that Vine/Snapchat celebrity Jarome Jarre makes $25,000-$35,000 per Vine/Snap. For example, GM actually paid Jarre to star in a zero gravity Vine on their account … Continue reading

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Sexist Ad Nearly Sinks Scottish Vote

Regardless of topic or client, in the process of campaigning, communication is key. Ads from opposing sides on Scottish Independence offer stellar examples of why this is true. My favorite program to obtain news from is Last Week, Tonight. John … Continue reading

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‘Game face’ right move, wrong time?

CoverGirl, the official beauty sponsor of the NFL, did not see this one coming when it released their NFL campaign encouraging women to get creative with makeup to support their favorite NFL team. After TMZ released the elevator video of … Continue reading

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DiGiorno’s Half-Baked Tweet

DiGiorno’s #whyIstayed tweet is one of the most embarrassing social media blunders we’ve seen. In case you don’t follow DiGiorno, (I found the story on PR Daily) in the midst of the social media conversation about domestic violence surrounding the … Continue reading

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