Nice Guys on Tinder Turn Nasty in This PSA Campaign About Domestic Violence Photo albums as brutal banner ads

We've seen a few different Tinder hacks from marketers, but here's an interesting one that gets at the heart of the dark side of relationships.

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May 5, 2015, 3:59 PM EDT

This Is Surely the Most Strangely Beautiful iPhone Parody Ad Ever Made A woman in need of an upgrade

What is the future of smartphones? Well, for one thing, they will reside inside your skull, not in your hand. And when they malfunction, your whole body will hiccup and crash—and you'll need to head to the doctor for an upgrade.

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May 5, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

Diddy's New Fragrance Ad Is So NSFW, It's Ridiculous (Seriously NSFW) But it's not actually about sex, he says

Diddy and his girlfriend Cassie Ventura basically have sex in this NSFW spot for his new fragrance, 3 AM. But he says it's actually not about sex—not really.

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May 5, 2015, 12:37 PM EDT

Waffle House Unracists Its Cinco de Mayo Tweet Just in Time Brands just need to stop making Juan puns altogether

It's Cinco de Mayo, and here's a simple rule for all you brand social managers out there: Don't make puns using the name Juan.

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May 5, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

Audi Makes Fun of Women Drivers (but Not Really) in Curious Twitter Campaign Tackling the common stereotype

Audi Ireland has decided to directly address the stereotype that women are bad drivers in a Twitter campaign that aims to undermine that perception.

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May 5, 2015, 9:28 AM EDT

Huggies Helped This Blind Mom See Her Pregnancy Ultrasound by 3-D Printing the Baby New vision of the maternal bond

Seeing ultrasound images is a special part of most pregnancies, but women who are blind, of course, don't get that experience. So, Huggies Brazil approximated it for one visually impaired woman by 3-D printing a sculpture of her unborn child that she could touch.

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May 4, 2015, 3:21 PM EDT

Justin Timberlake Plays a Lime Who Goes From Hero to Zero in This Hilarious Tequila Ad Sauza 901 doesn't need him

Justin Timberlake is a chamelion of sorts, a former boy-bander turned solo pop star turned comedic actor turned serious actor. And he multitasks quite nicely—and hilariously—in this Sauza 901 tequila ad. Not only does he star as an anthropomorphic lime, he came up with the concept and has a major stake in the business.

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May 4, 2015, 2:54 PM EDT

The Brands Awaken for Star Wars Day, but Which of Them Used the Force for Good? May the tweets be with you

If you're on the Internet, which you are if you're reading this, you know that today is Star Wars Day (because, May the Fourth be with you). It's the day where every Force-loving creature—droid, human or otherwise—proclaims their love for the movie franchise.

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May 4, 2015, 12:28 PM EDT

Oreo Welcomes the Royal Baby With a Message for Every Other Newborn Out There Don't worry, you're special too!

As the world oohs and ahhs over Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Oreo is here to remind you that all babies are special, whether or not they're born into royalty. A nice message from The Martin Agency to the one demographic that can't even chew solid food.

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May 4, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT

Meet the Couple Who Quit Their Ad Jobs to Take the Most Creative Trip Around the World Chanel and Stevo's big adventure

You've dreamed about it. But Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger are doing it.

After a decade in advertising, the South African couple—inspired by a talk by Stefan Sagmeister—recently quit their agency jobs and hit the road for an epic adventure. They're traveling the world for a year and documenting the experience. But this isn't some Lost in America-style escape plan. The How Far From Home project is intended to be a grand creative exercise that will hopefully recharge their batteries.

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May 4, 2015, 11:21 AM EDT


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