Doritos Whores for Entries (Again), Dinosaurs Explain Facebook, Advertising's Trojan Horse, Shilling American Foreign Policy

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- Doritos is holding another CGM contest for the Super Bowl. Ooh, but there's a twist: win $1 million if your spot becomes the FIRST EVAR! consumer-generated ad to take No. 1 in USA Today's Ad Meter. (Here's what won last year.) Entries welcome 'til November 16.

- Given that people and dinosaurs walked the earth at the same time,* it's totally probable dinosaurs caught the social media bug from its Homo sapien homies. Isn't Facebook, like, 200 million years old or something?

- Bill Gates in a condom ad! No, not really, but that penis makes a resonant impression.

- George Parker plays Cassandra to advertising's Troy.

- 'Tis the season to dress your pets in festive drag.

- Federated Media launches self-service ad platform.

- Beautiful, scorn-free stuff from 'round the 'net.

- According to Google's Eric Schmidt, brands empower users to sort out the internet cesspool.

- America: the gift shop.

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*Or not.

by Angela Natividad    Oct- 9-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Commercials, Online, Opinion, Strange, Video   

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