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.
- The Trump administration deleted a State Department post promoting Trump's Mar-a-lago club after it drew a wave of criticism online.
- If no court steps in, Arkansas is poised to become the first state in more than 15 years to execute two people in one night.
- Markets are saying "Vive la France" after pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron gained the most votes in the 1st round of the French election.
- Thanks to Paul Ryan, Papa Roach's teen-angst smash "Last Resort" has become the internet's unofficial anthem for the owned 😬🎤