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A Tinder for Jobs? This App Helps You Find Work a Lot Like You Find Love SelfieJobs wants your photo first

Tired of updating LinkedIn, or spending hours manicuring your résumé? Swedish startup SelfieJobs wants to make getting a new gig as easy as swiping right on Tinder.

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September 3, 2015, 2:22 PM EDT

A Breakfast Cereal Mascot in Drag Has Stolen the Heart of Newly Single Kermit the Frog How quickly time heals

In the Israeli ad below, created by BBR Saatchi & Saatchi, Kermit the Frog sings a swinging love missive to Denis(e), the mascot for Unilever's Branflakes cereal.

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September 3, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

Now It's Sherwin-Williams' Turn for a Much-Needed New Logo, Right? Or is the Earth-smothering icon actually brilliant?

Now that Google and Verizon have sparked global design debates by redesigning their logos, it makes sense to ask who should be next.

I mean, other than Yahoo.

Looking beyond the tech and telecom megacorporations, there's one classic brand logo that nearly every designer—or human with eyes—would like to see reworked: Sherwin-Williams.

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September 3, 2015, 1:05 PM EDT

Beats By Dre Returns Gatorade's Serve With Its Own Flashy Serena Williams Ad But whose spot is the winner?

It's fun—though perhaps not for the brands—when a big celebrity appears in two major ad campaigns in the same week. It's now happened this week with Serena Williams, who appeared the excellent Gatorade ad we wrote about on Wednesday—and who now fronts the long-form Beats By Dre spot below.

So, whose spot is the real ace? Check out both ads here:

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September 3, 2015, 12:48 PM EDT

How Ikea Used This Ad Full of Naked People to Sell Tables Be careful what you decide at mealtimes

Some 79% of important decisions are made around a table. With that small and seemingly innocuous factoid in hand, ad agency Buzzman illustrates how choices made around an Ikea table just might change your life.

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September 3, 2015, 10:52 AM EDT

Want to Buy a Confederate Flag but Not Look Racist? This Seller Has a Solution A.J. Hall's unique business model

Want to purchase a Confederate flag, but worried you'll look like a racist?

A.J. Hall will sell you one. And you'll be in the clear. Why? Because he's a "real-life black man." And if you buy your Confederate flag from a black man—for $150 a pop, hand-folded, with a signed photo of A.J.—clearly your purchase is about heritage and not hate.

Right?

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September 3, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

Ren & Stimpy Co-Creator Is Now Making Talking-Meat Cartoons for a Midwestern Grocer The only Log here is made of wurst

If you can't find an immediate connection between St. Louis-based cured-meat maker Volpi Foods and Emmy-winning cartoonist Bob Camp, you're not alone. But if a century-old food company wants to make a splash with digital content starring anthropomorphic meat products, why not hire one of the twisted minds behind The Ren & Stimpy Show?

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September 3, 2015, 8:48 AM EDT

Ashley Madison Avenue Makes Hook-Ups Easy for the Creatively Unfulfilled Careers are short. Have an affair

Is your relationship tired or unfulfilling? Do you feel ignored, taken for granted, misunderstood? Maybe it's time for a creative fling.

If you're a creative type looking to stray outside a stale and loveless partnership, Ashley Madison Avenue is here to help. The parody site, which launched Wednesday, mimics its infamous data-breached namesake in design, if not intent.

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September 3, 2015, 8:31 AM EDT

Diet Coke Is Retweeting Its Biggest Fans in Suddenly Extravagant Ways Surprise RTs pop up in the real world

A retweet is nice and all. But as an expression of affection, it's woefully lame.

Diet Coke understand this, and is taking a grand new approach to retweeting love notes from fans. Instead of just hitting a button on Twitter, it's retweeting the tweets out in the real world—in beautifully designed ads on billboards, custom jewelry, framed artwork, magazine pages and more. The surprise RTs will be tailored to each individual tweet, and will roll out throughout the fall.

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September 2, 2015, 2:29 PM EDT

Hyundai Just Hacked Instagram With a Quiz That Leads You to the Right SUV Meanwhile, Land Rover rolls out elaborate adventure stories on the platform

Here's a neat use of Instagram by Innocean USA for Hyundai—an easy-to-follow quiz that uses 18 separate Instagram accounts and nearly 400 images to help SUV buyers decide whether the Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport or Tucson is right for them.

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September 2, 2015, 12:06 PM EDT

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