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‘Greatest advertising campaign ever’: Customers think Chipotle’s ‘phone rule’ was a scam to get them back in line

‘Chipotle finessed us.’

On May 29, 2024 by Braden Bjella

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Elon Musk’s X accused of approving ad calling to reinstate death penalty for gay people

‘God’s law is just’ the promoted post reads.

On Apr 9, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Juicy burger’ is a ‘perfect meal’—but who is advertising that on X… and why?

It’s not selling burgers, just advertising about them.

On Feb 14, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Israel launches ad blitz attacking UNRWA on X

As evidence over UN ties to Oct. 7 attack questioned, Israel launches digital ad blitz attacking UN

Palestinians receive ‘VIP refugee treatment,’ one post claims.

On Feb 8, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

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Deplatformed: Conservatives think a Chevy ad shows they are ‘winning the culture war’ 

The ad is going viral in conservative circles as proof that wokeness doesn’t sell. 

On Dec 8, 2023 by David Covucci

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Mountain Dew is turning Twitch into an artificial intelligence panopticon

Online, posters compared it to an old 4chan meme.

On Dec 5, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

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How the Duolingo owl became a TikTok star

The sassy mascot has become a worldwide meme, and found success on TikTok.

On Nov 29, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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People are debunking the bold claims Elon Musk made in massive advertising lawsuit—in real-time on his own site

‘how could there not be an ad blacklist for some of this stuff???’

On Nov 21, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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Fake ABC News Pro-Israel ad stomps out ‘Stand with Ukraine’ banner (updated)

‘Even Ukraine ads got Israeled.’

On Nov 14, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Why are we like this’: Doctor’s office has electronic advertisements on the walls

Some are wondering if the ads have taken pharmaceutical advertising too far.

On Nov 7, 2023 by Jackie Ibarra

People hate YouTube's new feature for blocking ad blockers

‘Just use Safari and enjoy skipping ads’: YouTube’s crackdown on ad blockers sparks backlash

People are sharing hacks and tips to keep skipping ads.

On Oct 12, 2023 by Leqi Zhong

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McDonald’s ad has some feeling nostalgic and others accusing it of representing a whitewashed version of family life

‘See? The liberals are angry.’

On Oct 2, 2023 by Leqi Zhong

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Elon Musk’s X blocked a First Amendment nonprofit from running ads—then reversed course without telling them

‘What they did is confounding given their own purported ideals and beliefs about free expression.’

On Sep 5, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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Y0ur P@ssw0rd S*cks: How can I stop being bombarded with junk ads?

So what do you do if you don’t want to be served with ads related to your online activity? There are a couple of options.

On Jul 4, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

'woke' Miller Lite ad

An old Miller Lite ad about sexist beer commercials has conservatives ‘devastated’ the company has also gone ‘woke’

Apparently it’s woke to believe women and men are equal.

On May 15, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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