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Topic: Reddit

This Guy Decided to Turn His Boring Office Job Into an Exhilarating GoPro Ad

Or at least a celebration of monotony

GoPro has spared no expense in traveling the world to create pulse-pounding footage that reminds us we're living hollow lives devoid of excitement. Now, an everyman office drone has decided…

Here's Why Facebook Never Created a 'Dislike' Button

Liking is universal, but negativity takes many forms, creator explains

As anyone who's posted something ostensibly insightful on Reddit knows, watching your comment get downvoted into a negative abyss can leave you feeling stung and downright pissed off. That's exactly the…

Sydney Art Director Is Called 'Australia's Biggest Wanker,' but Is That Really Fair?

Reddit vs. marketing magazine

Jarryd Zankovic, a senior art director at Play Communications in Sydney, Australia, earned the karmic wrath of Reddit, which seized upon a douchey (though apparently tongue-in-cheek) interview with him in…

9 Sneaky Marketing Tricks We Fall for Every Time We Shop

From decoy pricing to BOGOs, a catalog of manipulations

We all know we're being manipulated every time we shop, but it can still be unnerving to see the true extent of mind games being played on us. That's why I…

Most Adorable Résumé Ever? Aspiring Intern Pitches Lego Version of Herself to Agencies

And she's not even a designer

Usually it's the young designers and copywriters who create awesomely creative new ways to apply for internships. This time, oddly enough, it's someone looking for a spot in account management. A…

Saucy TV Ad Gets Viral Boost After Being Made Into an Animated GIF

Who needs audio and bad copy?

How do you get your ad to the top of Reddit? Try erasing all the audio and bad copywriting, leaving only a few silent scenes of a sweaty, stripping tutor. At…

Terrible Timing: Google Reliability Team Launches Reddit Q&A Just as Gmail Goes Down

Advised to try turning it off and back on

In a truly painful moment of unfortunate coincidence, Google's Site Reliability Engineering Team launched a Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") this afternoon, just as Gmail went offline for users around…

Archer Runs Revealing Banner Ads in Reddit's Nude-Photo Forum

Saucy FX cartoon knows its niche

How do you market an animated comedy about a horndog spy? Duh—post ads on a NSFW Reddit forum, where tons of young horndogs in your target demographic are hanging out…

So Bad, It's Bad: Samsung Video Is the Cringeworthiest Thing You'll See Today

Worst acting ever seen in an ad?

Reddit has declared that the Samsung promotional video below features "possibly the world's worst actors," a description that might not be literally true but is close enough. In the ad,…

How an Adman Conquered Reddit With the World's Weirdest Fliers

Whit Hiler explains himself

You may have seen one of Whit Hiler's fliers. Perhaps it invited you to a meet-up that promised a re-creation of scenes from The Human Centipede. ("Just for fun. Guys…

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