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Topic: Reddit

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…

October 20, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

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…

September 15, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

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…

August 6, 2014, 1:59 PM EDT

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…

March 26, 2014, 5:04 PM EDT

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…

January 30, 2014, 11:42 AM EST

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…

January 24, 2014, 3:22 PM EST

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…

January 9, 2014, 11:13 AM EST

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,…

August 23, 2013, 8:35 AM EDT

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…

April 24, 2013, 9:23 AM EDT

Video: Alexis Ohanian Dials Up Congress at University of Nebraska Reddit co-founder shows how easy it is to call your representative

At the Raikes School of Computer Science & Management at the University of Nebraska, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian addressed a crowd of aspiring developers and entrepreneurs to talk about his path…

October 6, 2012, 4:24 PM EDT

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