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App Tells You Which Facebook Friend Will Give You the Flu More mischief from Help Remedies

App-choo! Boutique OTC pharma company Help Remedies and production house Tool of North America present a tongue-in-cheek Facebook app called "Help, I have the flu" that lets users figure out…

January 7, 2013, 9:24 AM EST

Grey Uses the New Facebook Poke to Create Self-Destructing Ads for Lingerie Onetime clip for onetime sale

Facebook has redesigned its Poke feature to allow people to send their friends video clips that self-destruct 10 seconds after opening. "Hey, that would be great for safe sexting!" you…

January 4, 2013, 1:55 PM EST

Make Your Own Skittles Ad on 'Create the Rainbow' Holiday Site Campaign is more sour than sweet

I can make my own wacky Skittles holiday commercial on this Create the Rainbow site from BBDO Toronto and Jam3? Do I have to? Can't I just strangle myself with…

December 18, 2012, 1:11 PM EST

Billboard Spits Out Men's Dress Shirts at the Drop of a Tweet Ogilvy India stunt

Finally, a billboard that isn't someone's random personals ad. Ogilvy India covered a billboard for clothing brand Allen Solly with shirts, then wired the shirts into a computer that randomly…

December 11, 2012, 11:34 AM EST

Merrill Edge Ages You Digitally to Scare You Into Retirement Planning Save now, before you die

I knew dealing with brokers could take years off your life, but this is ridiculous. Merrill Edge, the online brokerage platform by Bank of America, puts a new wrinkle in…

December 11, 2012, 10:16 AM EST

Game Maker Kills App That Lets You Mock-Assassinate Your Facebook Friends Sexist details push it over the edge

Japanese video-game maker Square Enix tried to advertise its game Hitman: Absolution by allowing you to pretend to put a hit on your Facebook friends for a variety of appalling…

December 10, 2012, 11:08 AM EST

Newcastle's 'Subtexter' Puts Honest Captions on Your Crappy Photos What you really meant to say

On the heels of College Humor's viral Instagram parody set to Nickleback, Newcastle Brown Ale is offering an app called The Subtexter—part of its ongoing "No bollocks" campaign from Droga5—that…

December 7, 2012, 4:06 PM EST

Toys R Us Freaks Out as 4 Out of 5 Kids Don't Know Its Old Jingle Facebook contest aims to fix that pronto

It was once an inescapable earworm that squirmed into almost every Saturday-morning commercial break. But the Toys R Us jingle has apparently lost its hold on America's youth. In a…

November 28, 2012, 11:21 AM EST

Dikembe Mutombo Defends Earth Against Mayan Prophesy of Annihilation in Old Spice Game 7-foot-2 but just 8-bit

The world can't end fast enough for me, because I'm sick to death of hearing about the Mayan prediction that Dec. 21 will be the last day ever. Can't the…

November 28, 2012, 9:09 AM EST

JAM With Chrome Brings Agoraphobic Rock Stars Together Google's online music-playing app

Hey, Google Chrome, are you ready to rock?! The answer is a resounding "Sort of!"—thanks to an interactive Web app called JAM With Chrome, which uses Google's browser and various…

November 12, 2012, 2:38 PM EST

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