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#Ads

# ads - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge This Mercedes ad for car suspension is very, very clever Squawk

This Mercedes ad for car suspension is very, very clever

It involves chickens, obviously.

# ads - Sunday 22 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Can you make it through these heart-tugging ads without crying? Ads

Can you make it through these heart-tugging ads without crying?

Many tears were shed in the creation of this piece.

# ads - Monday 26 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge These Irish ads from the early 90s will take you back Nostalgia

These Irish ads from the early 90s will take you back

Can you sing along with the Cadet song?

# ads - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Facebook to remove ads from pages with sex and violence after complaints

Advertisers including Marks and Spencer and BSkyB pulled ads from Facebook after they appeared alongside pages showing pictures of teenage boys.

# ads - Saturday 8 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 of the worst job ads of all time Jobfairy

11 of the worst job ads of all time

Are you experienced?

# ads - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Coca Cola are now making bottles entirely made of ice Ice Cold This post contains videos

Coca Cola are now making bottles entirely made of ice

We might need them if this weather continues!

# ads - Friday 31 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today Badvertising This post contains videos

The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today

Rub it on, rub it on yeah.

# ads - Monday 13 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 ads that make you want to stick knitting needles in your eyes and ears SHUT IT This post contains videos

13 ads that make you want to stick knitting needles in your eyes and ears

Wimax, Go Compare, 1890, they’re all there.

# ads - Thursday 9 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 of the cleverest ads from around the world Very Clever Indeed

16 of the cleverest ads from around the world

One of them is horrifying. See if you can figure out which one.

# ads - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Remember when this was the most terrifying thing on television? Sheep Worrying This post contains videos

Remember when this was the most terrifying thing on television?

Do you know where your dog is?

# ads - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Facebook unveils Android software suite

The software will be available for download from 12 April.

# ads - Friday 29 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 incredibly clever ads for real jobs Clever Clogs

9 incredibly clever ads for real jobs

We’re kind of gutted we can’t apply for these.

# ads - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 ways Viagra has changed the world in 15 years Under The Covers This post contains videos

12 ways Viagra has changed the world in 15 years

Happy Birthday Viagra, you old dog you.

# ads - Friday 1 February, 2013

From The42 Spoiler alert: 10 ads you'll see during the Super Bowl Commercial Break This post contains videos

Spoiler alert: 10 ads you'll see during the Super Bowl

Includes appearances from Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, Willem Dafoe and Bar Refaeli.

# ads - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 odd but essential services you should purchase for just $5 Are They For Real

10 odd but essential services you should purchase for just $5

Get onto fiverr.com and change your life, basically

# ads - Friday 25 January, 2013

This ad is really footage of a €15k robbery Clever This post contains videos

This ad is really footage of a €15k robbery

A Brazilian menswear store turns the tables on pre-Christmas thieves with their new ad campaign.

# ads - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From The42 Football pitch: The 3 worst Super Bowl ads ever Commercials This post contains videos

Football pitch: The 3 worst Super Bowl ads ever

Liz Hurley, pandas and transgender surgery. It’s all here.

# ads - Sunday 6 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 old Irish ads which prove things were better back in the day Sound Man Brendan This post contains videos

# ads - Friday 21 December, 2012

Instagram apologises and reverts back to old ads policy

A change in policy sparked a backlash from users who were worried that their pictures could be used in advertisements.

# ads - Friday 2 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Playstation ad compares new console to woman with four breasts Ooh La La

Playstation ad compares new console to woman with four breasts

The ad for the Playstation Vita appears in a French magazine, and has been faced with accusations of sexism.

# ads - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'We lied to you, we're sorry': Bodyform comes clean about sanitary towels WOAAAAAH BODYFORM This post contains videos

'We lied to you, we're sorry': Bodyform comes clean about sanitary towels

Check out the company’s frankly brilliant response to one man’s Facebook rant.

# ads - Friday 12 October, 2012

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children

Foods high in fat, salt, or sugar will fall under the new regulations – but cheese products won’t.

# ads - Thursday 11 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Man's Facebook rant about sanitary towel ads goes viral (VIDEOS) WOAAAAAH BODYFORM This post contains videos

Man's Facebook rant about sanitary towel ads goes viral (VIDEOS)

Where are all the extreme sports? The uplifting music?

# ads - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Big Fat Gypsy Wedding ads "offensive", says UK watchdog Ads

Big Fat Gypsy Wedding ads "offensive", says UK watchdog

Two out of four Channel 4 poster ads were slammed by Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority, which described them as “offensive and irresponsible”.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

# ads - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever? Badvertising This post contains videos

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?

Bertie in the cupboard, awkward RTÉ Guide man, an overexcited chicken fancier: here are our nominees for some badvertising for distinctly Irish products.

# ads - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are 9 things to know as you start your day…

# ads - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Google takes out print advertisements in a bid to show they don't work

Google, famed for their online search engine, have temporarily entered the print advertising market.

# ads - Monday 6 August, 2012

Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won't see these days... Celtic Tiger RIP This post contains videos

Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won't see these days...

100 per cent mortgages, chandeliers for the utility room: the bubble-era ads that enticed us to buy, buy, buy (on the never-never).

# ads - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

From The42 UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row London 2012

UPDATED: Olympic organisers back down in Paddy Power poster row

Paddy Power celebrate a “victory for common sense” after LOCOG agree to let controversial ad campaign stand.

# ads - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Clinics told to stop advertising 'weight loss' fertility drug

The drug, human chorionic gonadotropin, is licensed for use in fertility treatment, and the Irish Medicines Board said it “advises strongly” against its use for weight loss.

# ads - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Dairy Council says cheese ban is based on 'inappropriate' UK model

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland says it won’t get into a head to head argument with any organisation over the plan to ban cheese ads during children’s programmes.

# ads - Monday 21 May, 2012

Facebook’s worst nightmare: how the other dominoes could fall

After General Motors announced last week that it’s cancelling its Facebook ad budget, who else might follow suit, and why?

# ads - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

# ads - Monday 7 May, 2012

"Put a bit of butter on the spuds André": Our favourite Irish ad catchphrases

Will we ever find out who was taking the horse to France? Or how exactly Sally O’Brien might look at you? Revisit some favourite Irish ad catchphrases…

# ads - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted?

The National Dairy Council has again come out with an appeal for cheddar cheese not to be placed in the ‘less healthy’ food/drink list in the Children’s Commercial Code. What do you think?

# ads - Friday 30 March, 2012

What do YOU think of the draft children's ads code?

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland wants to hear what the public think of proposed limits to how fatty, sugary and salty food and drink is targeted at children in ads.

# ads - Sunday 18 March, 2012

250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising Guinness This post contains images

250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising

For 250 years, Guinness has been been at the forefront of successful Irish branding. We take a look at how the company used advertising in print and on television to spread the word of the black stuff.

# ads - Saturday 17 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge US moves towards banning Photoshop in make-up ads Photoshop

US moves towards banning Photoshop in make-up ads

Cosmetics giant Procter & Gamble has been forced to pull an ad which used post-production to enhance a model’s eyelashes

# ads - Friday 25 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Is this ad ruining Christmas for children? Humbug This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Is this ad ruining Christmas for children?

Hundreds of people have complained to the advertising watchdog in the UK about this Christmas ad from chainstore Littlewoods – but is it really that bad? (WARNING! Do not read this piece if you are under 10).