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#Advertising

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

Excellent reaction to getting the gift of a lifetime.

Um, WHAT is this truck in Dublin advertising?

Puff, puff, pass.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking

Have you swiped on this profile?

From TheJournal.ie The Sun's 'win a date with a Page 3 girl' ad banned Demeaning

The Sun's 'win a date with a Page 3 girl' ad banned

The ad was described as “demeaning to women”.

From TheJournal.ie Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp's CEO has no plans to make money No Problems

Soon after completing its Facebook deal, Whatsapp's CEO has no plans to make money

For now, his only concern is to grow its userbase and bring voice calls to the app early next year.

From TheJournal.ie Burger King's claim that its Satisfries have 30% less fat doesn't cut it Ad Enough

Burger King's claim that its Satisfries have 30% less fat doesn't cut it

The FAI, Eircom and Volkswagen were also hit with complaints.

Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert

No, there isn’t an invasion of giant apes.

This vasectomy ad subtly gets its message across

Advertising done right.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war Trolleys At 10 Paces

Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war

The German discount chain nearly doubled its advertising spend on the way to record turnover.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook ads are going to follow people around the web with Atlas launch Expansion

Facebook ads are going to follow people around the web with Atlas launch

The launch of Atlas, its new ad platform, will allow advertisers to target demographics on desktop, mobile and other sites, but the company says that users’ identities will remain anonymous.

From TheJournal.ie Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one) Mad Men

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)

The advertisement was deemed ‘overtly sexual in nature’ and ‘provocative’ by the ASAI.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not like them': Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data Data

'We're not like them': Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data

Tim Cook said in a letter on privacy that Apple doesn’t let government services access the company’s information.

From TheJournal.ie Should Ireland have a motto? What should it be? What's The Motto You

Should Ireland have a motto? What should it be?

“A1, Sharon” has our vote.

From TheJournal.ie Apple's iOS ads could become more annoying as fullscreen ads arrive No Escape

Apple's iOS ads could become more annoying as fullscreen ads arrive

Two new ad formats for iPhone and iPad will allow fullscreen ads and pre-roll videos to be included in apps and games.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: A Facebook scam, a Forrest Gump game and a pop-up ad apology Facebook

Weird Wide Web: A Facebook scam, a Forrest Gump game and a pop-up ad apology

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can prevent ad tracking from happening on your phone Ad Blocker

Here's how you can prevent ad tracking from happening on your phone

Because not everyone wants their data to be used for advertising purposes.

From TheJournal.ie A third of ads for financial services 'do not meet guidelines' Banks

A third of ads for financial services 'do not meet guidelines'

A Central Bank survey assessed almost 300 advertisements from 23 different firms.

From TheJournal.ie Ads in breach: Small print from Three, bad coverage from eMobile, indecency from The Wright Venue Bad Men

Ads in breach: Small print from Three, bad coverage from eMobile, indecency from The Wright Venue

In its latest update, the ASAI found 14 ads did not comply with their code.

Brilliant ad redefines what 'like a girl' means, and everyone should watch it

“I wake up in the morning like a girl, because I AM a girl.

From TheJournal.ie Yes, in case you're wondering that is Moy Park chicken advertising at the World Cup Chicki-taka

Yes, in case you're wondering that is Moy Park chicken advertising at the World Cup

There’s a little more to it than that though.

Kellogg's agree to axe music from new ad after Kodaline controversy

But the cereal company maintain their song was an “original”.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad Badvertising

Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad

Kiss Me, I’m Irish. *Rolls eyes*

From TheJournal.ie This is the Newstalk ad RTÉ refused to carry Media Wars This post contains videos

This is the Newstalk ad RTÉ refused to carry

It’s all terribly dramatic.

From TheJournal.ie ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive Rap On The Knuckles

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive

The Advertising Standards Agency of Ireland has upheld 65 complaints against the ads which ran in the Sunday Independent and Sunday World.

From TheJournal.ie Google's Q1 earnings disappoint investors as ad prices slip Earnings Call

Google's Q1 earnings disappoint investors as ad prices slip

While the shift away from desktop to smartphone and tablets has had a negative impact on its advertising revenue, Google still remains one of the world’s most profitable companies.

From TheJournal.ie These 17 simple ads are pure genius The Real Don Drapers

These 17 simple ads are pure genius

Yes, they’re trying to sell us something – but at least they’re being creative about it.

Dan the Lucozade Guy goes gallivanting around Ireland in new ad

Bog-snorkelling, seaweed-bathing, Sandycove-ing…y’know, the usual stuff.

Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs

The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.

These 'inspiring' make-up ads are going viral - by revealing women's real skin

Two women with skin conditions talk about their experiences.