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From TheJournal.ie Gmail really, really wants you to look at your promotions tab Eye-catching

Gmail really, really wants you to look at your promotions tab

The email provider is experimenting with a new grid feature which will turn any marketing emails into picture ads.

Here's the Littlewoods Ireland advert under fire for its portrayal of women Row

Here's the Littlewoods Ireland advert under fire for its portrayal of women

The online store has responded to negative comments around its new TV commercial.

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable OMG This post contains a poll
Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain On The Beer This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more Badvertising

How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more

The golden age of advertising was obsessed by keeping couples together, it seems.

Pepsi's new ad in London is terrifying people at a bus stop Whoa This post contains videos

This iconic logo will be disappearing from cinemas tomorrow

Take a last look at the Carlton branding iron.

This heart-melting car advert will make any dog lover weep

What? No, we’re not crying.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever Badvertising

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

From The42 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprised one of the greatest athlete movie cameos of all time NBA

Here's why the Elite Singles advert guy is so terrifying

Seriously. He scares us, and we’re not on his intellectual level.

From TheJournal.ie American Apparel marketing guru coming to Dublin Shoptalk

American Apparel marketing guru coming to Dublin

Ryan Holiday came to prominence as a prankster “media manipulator” and now leads inventive campaigns for the US clothing brand (and yes, sickeningly, he’s only 26).

Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people

They’re speaking our language.

This heartwarming whiskey ad will make you feel feelings

The Reader is fast going viral, for a good reason.

Have you seen the bizarre biscuit ad everyone's talking about?

If you like a lot of puppy on your biscuit…

From TheJournal.ie Google avoids major fine by striking deal with EU regulators Endgame

Google avoids major fine by striking deal with EU regulators

If the deal isn’t approved, Google could risk being fined up to $5 billion, or ten per cent of its annual worldwide turnover, by the EU.

Here's the Coca-Cola ad that sparked a furious backlash

Some social media users employed racial slurs in reaction. But one anchorwoman had the perfect response to them…

From TheJournal.ie Facebook begins testing out ads service on third-party apps Advertising

Facebook begins testing out ads service on third-party apps

The ads will use the same ad targeting features found on Facebook’s main site and have them appear on apps outside of Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook faces another lawsuit after being accused of faking endorsements Lawsuit

Facebook faces another lawsuit after being accused of faking endorsements

The lawsuit claims that members should receive damages – of at least $750 per person – for using their likeness without permission.

From TheJournal.ie Column: From radio to YouTube, advertising is evolving with us Opinion

Column: From radio to YouTube, advertising is evolving with us

Nowadays many programmes are watched on social media platforms instead of TV, and are often derided as examples of “branded entertainment” – but they’re just newer versions of an old advertising strategy, writes Cynthia B. Meyers.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Hey, ads! Stop looking at me while I'm on the toilet! Column

Column: Hey, ads! Stop looking at me while I'm on the toilet!

When the ads you never asked to see are so invasive that they even follow you into the toilet, you have every right to take a stand against it, writes Clare Hartwieg.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook sued for allegedly using your private messages to tailor ads United States

Facebook sued for allegedly using your private messages to tailor ads

An American blogger is suing the social media giant, claiming the messages are “systematically intercepted”.

Wondering why you suddenly feel rubbish about yourself?

Blame television!

From TheJournal.ie Coca-Cola Ireland in hot water on Twitter for removing gay marriage scene from Irish advert Advertising

Coca-Cola Ireland in hot water on Twitter for removing gay marriage scene from Irish advert

The company said that the ad has been tailored for each market and was informed by consumer research in those markets.

Brilliant new Coca-Cola ad celebrates parenthood perfectly Aww

Brilliant new Coca-Cola ad celebrates parenthood perfectly

Every parent can identify with this.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook's auto-play video ads are arriving this week TV Ads

Facebook's auto-play video ads are arriving this week

The first video ads are expected to appear on both desktop and smartphones later this week.

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy

Watch it here – heads up, it’s quite unsafe for work.

From TheJournal.ie Vending machines? Sandwich boards? A licence is required for these and more Planning And Development

Vending machines? Sandwich boards? A licence is required for these and more

A recent ruling by the planning board regarding temporary advertising on private land. Licensing is also required for several other items.

From TheJournal.ie Parked mobile advertisements require planning permission, says planning board Trailer

Parked mobile advertisements require planning permission, says planning board

The ruling by An Bord Pleanála involved a trailer bearing a double-sided 1.8 metre high advisement.

Spotify given a dressing down over Lily Allen "F*** You" recommendation

The company are red-faced after recommending some users to “give it a try. F*** You”.

From TheJournal.ie A brief history of the Sony Playstation PSX

A brief history of the Sony Playstation

It’s come a long way since the original arrived back in 1995.

11 gloriously vintage adverts for Cadbury's chocolate

From the 1950s to today.

From TheJournal.ie This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers - not princesses Goldieblox
From TheJournal.ie TV3 profits rose by 52 per cent in 2012 TV3

TV3 profits rose by 52 per cent in 2012

The company says that while revenues are down, they have outperformed the advertising industry as a whole.