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Ellens Oscar Selfie Samsung Stunt

We’ve all seen it by now but what motivated Ellen to take the selfie that almost broke Twitter? According to The Wall Street Journal, Samsung spent an estimated $20 million on advertising, which included some product placement. When Ellen decided she wanted to take selfies during the show, Samsung executives were drafted in to train her how to use the… Read more →

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Male CEO of Lingerie Company Kewi to Get Breast Implants to Test His Invention

WOW. What a PR stunt! The male CEO of a brand new lingerie company that is making waves for its revolutionary and high-tech take on bras for larger breasts has announced that he will get breast implants in order to test his invention. Kewi Bra founder Muyiwa Olumide firmly believes that any inventor should live and breathe his own product… Read more →

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Ryanair passengers call cops to get off plane

More than 100 travellers, including children, were stranded on a Ryanair flight called police from the tarmac after being left for hours without food or drink. Tired and hungry, they asked flight attendants for food and water but were refused. The ordeal saw police called by passengers to intervene. One passenger vlogged (check out the video below) the incident on her… Read more →

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Nippon Airways apologise for racist ad

(Photography credit to airplane-pictures.net) All Nippon Airways (ANA) was forced to apologise today for an advert which critics claim racially stereotyped Westerners as having big noses and blond hair. The ad sees two Japanese men discussing the view of the airline when one says: ‘Let’s change the image of Japanese people.’ ‘Sure,’ replies the other, who is now wearing a… Read more →

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American Eagle ditch Photoshop in latest campaign

American Eagle have just launched a new campaign which is bucking the trend for digitally altered fashion images. For the new Aerie Real lingerie campaign, ‘We left everything,’ style and fit expert Jenny Altman told GMA. ‘We left beauty marks, we left tattoos, what you see is really what you get with our campaign.’ The brand hopes that its authentic representation of girls… Read more →

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Ben & Jerrys acknowledge Marijuana law passed in Colarado

    I  love this tweet from Ben & Jerrys. They tweeted “Breaking News: We’re hearing reports of stores selling out of Ben & Jerry’s in Colarado. What’s up with that?”   What was happening in Colarado? Colorado became the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana to anyone 21 or older. Nicely done Ben & Jerry’s! Read more →

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Bikini Clad Barista Calls Customers Fat on Facebook- How to alienate your customers and destroy your business…

Meghan Calavan,owner of Sips Ahoy in Washington, U.S.A., a coffee shop which sees bikini clad baristas serve customers, has become embroiled in a bitter cyber bullying case involving a customer. Calavan has posted cruel jibes about a customers size on Sips Ahoy’s business page, which has angered local residents.   Jesseka Kathleen Cladek called the business a “run down whore… Read more →

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Coca Cola remove Gay marriage scene from Irish ad

Coca Cola have caused controversy by slightly tailoring their latest ad campaign ‘Reasons to Believe to each country in which it is shown. Why does this cause controversy? Well, in their Irish ad, Coca-Cola have omitted a scene of gay marriage which is airing in many other countries, saying that since gay marriage is not yet legal in Ireland, the… Read more →