Tag: advertising

This Is a Generic Brand Video


This Is a Generic Brand Video is a generic brand video of “This Is a Generic Brand Video,” written by Kendra Eash for McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. No surprise, it’s made entirely with stock footage. All video clips used are from dissolve.com. See and license them here: dissolve.com/generic The original piece is published on McSweeney’s: mcsweeneys.net/articles/this-is-a-generic-brand-video […]

The Problem With Facebook


Well there are many but this one is very pointed and accurate.    

Twitter wants to follow you online to send you more ads. Here’s how to turn it off.


In a blog post today, Twitter has announced that they will be “experimenting with a way to make ads on Twitter more useful to our users in the United States by displaying promoted content from brands and businesses they’ve shown interest in. Users won’t see more ads on Twitter, but they may see better ones.” Here’s […]

Facebook Ditching “Sponsored Stories”


Remember all that brouhaha over Facebook’s “Sponsored Stories,” the ads that are supposed to be cleverly disguised

Behind Flickr’s New Pricing: Yahoo Really Wants To Show More Ads


As a Flickr Pro user it’s the last paragraph that I’ve quoted that’s got me

Update: Using my name can be totally uncool


Here’s the transcript of the online chat I had with the company this afternoon: Chat Transcript

Using my name can be totally uncool


If you want to say nice things about me, feel free. If you want to

New sponsor


I’ve added a new sponsor to the site: Direct Opinions. They’ve worked with several different

Interesting Second Life advertising


Yes folks, someone has built something in Second Life that’s large enough to be read