Nothing says team spirit like a high-calorie, coffee-ish beverage
Starbucks is showing its Super Bowl loyalty by selling Seahawks-themed frappuccinos. The drink, invented by an employee from Kent, Washington, is described on Starbucks’ website as a blend of blueberries and vanilla bean creme topped with green tea matcha-infused whipped cream to mimic the team’s colors.
“Men everywhere can now rejoice as their wives and girlfriends finally have a way to track their time of the month.” I received this pitch email for the MyPeriod Tracker app this week. “How many ruthless fights have been started due to lack of empathy from the husband because he had no idea what type of mood he was coming home to?”
It’s 2015 and this kind of utterly embarrassing marketing still exists. Keep reading — it gets worse
The subject line contained the phrase “PMS & Men,” which…
Put down that small Diet Coke. Small Diet Cokes are for closers only. You think I’m joking? I’m not joking. I’m here on a mission of mercy — to fix this mess you and your clown have gotten yourselves into.
James Patterson’s new book is set to blow up. Literally.
In a sign that book publishing has entered the Snapchat era, Patterson has partnered with a creative agency to put out what is being billed as the “world’s first” self-destructing book
One thousand readers will have the opportunity to get a free digital copy of Patterson’s new book, Private Vegas, which will vanish after 24 hours. Patterson is also selling one copy of the self-destructing book for $294,038 — though that includes a…
For Tim Staples, Facebook’s native video platform has been a revelation.
Staples’ ad agency, Shareability, released a video in December for client Freshpet. The ad featured dogs assuming the poses of humans during a holiday dinner. It quickly went viral. That wasn’t that surprising. The revelatory part was the disparity between views on YouTube compared to Facebook.
On YouTube, the video has racked up around 7.5 million views so far. On Facebook, the figure is 20 million. “It was fairly…
One of the discussions I’ve been having ever since CENTCOM’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were hacked by ISIS supporters is whether or not agencies like U.S. Central Command should even be on social media
The short answer is, obviously, yes. At least it’s obvious to me.
Like any innovation, social media is not without risks. Depending on what you use, it’s a public or semi-public platform. Whatever you post will be seen by more people than you intended — this is a given. So you always post…
Someone on BlackBerry‘s social media team just made an embarrassing mistake.
A tweet from the company’s Twitter account on Tuesday included a small detail at the bottom of the screenshot, revealing it was sent via iPhone. Clearly, even some BlackBerry employees use Apple products.
Nissan’s attempt to show its brand in a more human light with a Reddit AMA backfired on Tuesday after Redditors accused the company of manufacturing questions.
Redditor Kislen took a look at the accounts behind the AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with Nissan and Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn and found that many were brand new, leading some to conclude that the questions were planted by the company’s public relations team. Nissan says that’s not the case, however, and Reddit says there was nothing…