Facebook is no stranger to ads, but the mobile experience is about to get a few more. After a limited test in Thailand and Australia, Facebook plans to roll out ads on the Messenger app homescreen to everyone by the end of 2017.
These ads will be the run-of-the-mill kind that you ... Read More »
Ads are critical to any site. Many sites stay alive on ad revenue, so keeping ads on for sites you like is a great way to support the site. However, but they can also be annoying or just plain malicious.
Remember Verizon’s old commercials? Actor Paul Marcarelli would play Test Man and say the now iconic line “Can you hear me now?” It’s hard to forget such a popular commercial, and it seems Sprint never really forgot Marcarelli either.
Sprint has snagged Marcarelli for its newest ... Read More »
Google’s latest Android ad is called “Monotone,” and it’s a comparison of a musical piece played on a regular piano and a piano modified so that every key plays middle C. It’s an interesting ad, showing that it’s better to be “together and different” rather than all the same.
The best way to make an advertisement for a product is to show people why they want the product. Failing to do that, the next step is to belittle your competition. And while it’s hard to do tastefully, it seems that LG managed to pull it off in a very interesting way.
No matter our thoughts on the Moto X (and I know many of you feel very strongly about the device), it’s an innovative device with some pretty cool software features. Touchless control, active control and quick capture are novel features. But exactly how useful are they in the real world? Motorola’s new advertising campaign attempts ... Read More »
Generally, flamboyant dancing in ex-Soviet countries would not get you very positive results, but it looks like LG’s newest marketing attempt turned out pretty decently. LG is calling this a “flash mob,” despite it not being much of one, but it was still a pretty cool and enjoyable experience.
Who knew fruits didn’t make for good cell phones? We sure didn’t (I’ve been using a peach for years). But apparently, Samsung’s newest ad showcases just how displeasing an apple is when held to the side of your head. This ad, posted to YouTube by Samsung Iceland, is incredibly weird but quite enjoyable.