8 things to know about Groupon's 'Tibet' ad

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Three days after the Super Bowl, Groupon’s tone-deaf “Tibet” ad with Timothy Hutton continues to prove less palatable than salted Himalayan yak-butter tea. Our YouTube analysis found it to be the least-liked ad of the game. But that doesn’t mean we can’t find a few silver linings. Below are eight tidbits of trivia to mull over, which may, or may not, change your opinion of the ad.

  1. The spot (one of four in the larger campaign), created by Crispin Porter + Bogusky, was directed by mockumentary icon Christopher Guest, whose track record with big-league ads is not so hot.



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