Advertisers will exploit any and all current news events, as quickly and as ineptly as possible. The rescue of the Chilean miners. Wikileaks. Grumpy Cat. The 2012 Presidential election (penis size edition).
Now, via Germany and Berlin ad agency Glow, we have the FIRST! known incident of Snowden-vertising, with a U.S. and British clandestine electronic surveillance programs execution thrown in.
Look for more to come, and we’ll be covering them.
- Two bomb attacks in Nigeria's central city of Jos killed at least 44 people.
- Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has resigned following an overwhelming "no" vote on new austerity measures tied to further bailout funds. The country's future in the eurozone is uncertain.
- The U.S. defeated Japan 5-2 in Vancouver in the final match of the FIFA Women's World Cup. It was the highest scoring final in the history of the tournament ⚽️