We’re only writing this so we don’t get fined.

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All deflated balls jokes and Marshawn Lynch quotes aside, last night was a heck of a football game. Superbowl XLIX (49) – the last to feature roman numerals, came down to the final play of the game. Not exactly the way either team had planned, but intense nonetheless, and that was just half of the […]

Instagram Grows With Ads on the Horizon

Instagram usage is 150m monthly

Instagram, the photo and video sharing social network, hit 150M monthly active users over the weekend, once again proving that the billion dollar acquisition of the app was well worth the cost to their parent company, Facebook. Only 2 months after introducing video for Instagram, monthly usage continued to grow with 16 billion photos shared […]

Internet Explorer Targets Gen Y

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“You might not remember us, but we met in the ’90s,” the ad begins. In the newest commercial for Internet Explorer, Gen Y’ers are asked to revisit their collective pasts, and imagine what it used to feel like to swing a Yo-yo, count their Pogs, and listen to their favorite tapes. “Life moved a little […]

Commercial Catastrophe

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This weekend, the world watched in awe as the globe’s greatest athletes competed for gold at the Olympics in London. There were victories, like Andy Murray’s win over Federer, and there were disappointments, like Canada’s heartbreaking loss to Australia in women’s basketball. But perhaps the biggest let down this weekend rests not in the hands […]

Ads That Make Us LOL

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Oscar Wilde once said, “It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.” It’s safe to say that Mr. Wilde knew a thing or two about what works and what doesn’t.  He obviously understood the importance of being earnest, but he also knew that a good giggle […]