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24 Hours in Advertising: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Y&R brings car crash victims back to life, and Mad Men says one last goodbye

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Five defining moments from the Mad Men finale Take a look at five…

Groupon Finds an Even More Ridiculous Product to Pretend Doesn't Look Sexual

Brand keeps yanking your chain

Groupon sees your Banana Bunker and raises you a Bike Chain Wash and Scrub Kit. That's the latest phallic-looking product that the deal-of-the-day website has posted on its Facebook page, all…

Groupon Employees Read Their Favorite Sexual Comments About the Nonsexual Banana Bunker

Follow-up to famous Facebook thread

For Groupon, it's the Bunker that keeps on bunking (but not bonking). The Banana Bunker, that famously suggestive-looking banana holder, is back "by popular demand" on the Groupon site this week.…

How Groupon Not So Innocently Planned Its Most Popular Facebook Post Ever

With the Banana Bunker, the social team knew what was coming

When you know your company's next social media post is going to get trolled, it pays to plan accordingly. That's the lesson from Groupon's massive success on Facebook last week, when…

Groupon Posted This Product on Facebook, Then Replied to Everyone Who Made a Sex Joke

It's just a Banana Bunker, people

Groupon knows social, as you can see with its latest Facebook post of a Banana Bunker—a container for a single banana, which you can absolutely purchase on the Groupon site. Fans…

Twitter Now Lets Brands Tweet Deals to Users With a New Offer Button

Discounts in time for holidays

Twitter is rolling out a new feature that allow brands to tweet deals, which users can claim online and redeem in stores. Twitter Offers is the messaging network’s second step…

Groupon's New App Delves Into Cash-Back Grocery Deals

Couponing in the digital age

Groupon, the website known for offering deals on everything from laser hair removal to designer sunglasses, is moving into the supermarket arena. The daily discount site now offers grocery deals…

Snapchat Will Reportedly Debut Ads and Videos

Looks to create non-vanishing revenue

According to the The Wall Street Journal, Snapchat is poised to introduce Snapchat Discovery in November, which will allow publishers to serve up ads, video clips and other content. When…

Groupon Is Adding 100 Snapchat Followers a Day

Kickstarts social messaging efforts with giveaways

Since beginning a Snapchat account one week ago, Groupon has gained 700 followers with daily challenges that give out prizes for interacting with the brand. Groupon started using Snapchat (under the…

LivingSocial Taps eBay Exec to Right the Ship

Gautam Thakar brings marketing expertise

Seven months after Tim O’Shaughnessy said he would step down as LivingSocial CEO, the deals company has named Gautam Thakar as his replacement. Thakar has spent nearly the last decade working…

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