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Justine Sacco Fired by IAC for 'Hope I Don't Get AIDS' Tweet 'I am ashamed,' disgraced PR chief says in public apology

UPDATE: Justine Sacco has issued the following written apology to South African newspaper The Star, according to ABC News: "Words cannot express how sorry I am, and how necessary it is…

December 21, 2013, 5:10 PM EST

IAC's PR Chief Apparently Tweeted a Bizarrely Tasteless Joke About AIDS and Africa Company owns, Vimeo, CollegeHumor and more

UPDATE 4: (3:56 p.m., Dec. 22): Justine Sacco has written a public apology, noting, "Words cannot express how sorry I am, and how necessary it is for me to apologize…

December 20, 2013, 3:05 PM EST

Think Twice Before Foursquaring That Stranger, Say AIDS Ads Who checked in before you?

McCann Worldgroup Helsinki reminds you to check yourself before you wreck yourself with a stranger, because you don't know who checked in before you. The spots, for the AIDS Council,…

October 19, 2012, 2:37 PM EDT

(RED) Dries the Tears in Latest Ad from Hill Holliday Striking spot reveals ambitious goal for combating AIDS

The (RED)RUSH to Zero campaign begins today—a 10-day initiative to raise funding and awareness to help deliver an AIDS Free Generation by 2015, a critical milestone in the fight against…

June 1, 2012, 3:03 PM EDT

Stricken by Sight of a Condom, Mom Gets AIDS Billboard Taken Down Didn't know what to tell the kiddies

Uptight parents getting weirded out by billboards is nothing new. But Van Nuys, Calif., resident Eve Ragsdale got an AIDS prevention ad torn down because she didn't want to explain…

April 30, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

French AIDS PSA Lets Your Fingers Do the Wanking (NSFW)

Video is NSFW. JWT Paris should be given a medal and a psychiatric evaluation, in that order, after creating this "Sexy Fingers" PSA for the AIDS awareness group AIDES. The…

July 22, 2011, 9:32 AM EDT

Peripatetic Penis Really Gets Around in AIDS PSA

You remember Smutley, that sex-crazed feline who couldn't keep it in his pants. Now, he has a partner in crime: Willy the Tourist, the latest character in Goodby, Silverstein &…

April 26, 2011, 2:12 PM EDT

Man with multi-talented penis uses condom

TBWA Paris put together this amusing PSA for AIDES, the French AIDS awareness group, featuring probably the most gifted and accomplished penis depicted on film since John Holmes. The whole…

April 5, 2011, 3:13 PM EDT

Unseen dangers a bit too vague in HIV spot

This Canadian HIV PSA by ad agency BleuBlancRouge is maybe a bit too slick for its own good. Playing like a horror-film trailer (better than most I've seen), it undercuts…

October 13, 2010, 9:27 AM EDT

Ogilvy reverses assumptions in AIDS appeal

A couple of recent road-safety PSAs have shown time running backwards to make the point that drunken accidents can't be reversed. The ravaging effects of AIDS can be reversed,…

June 15, 2010, 9:44 AM EDT