‘Be careful of these red flags’: Supplement industry worker shares misleading phrases companies use to sell products
'Just because an ingredient was tested, does not mean it's proven to work.'
On Jun 5, 2022 by Maria Poggi
Teen’s viral petition about racist packaging at Trader Joe’s prompts action
'The Trader Joe’s branding is racist because it exoticizes other cultures.'
On Jul 20, 2020 by Sierra Juarez
These phone-charging Saint Bernards were the true heroes of SXSW
Even Elijah Wood couldn't resist.
On Mar 24, 2016 by Jené Gutierrez
Someone trolled these ladies with sexist pens on International Women’s Day
People have been mocking these for years.
On Mar 9, 2016 by Jay Hathaway
Even fans are drawing the line at ‘Star Wars’-branded fruit and meat
Disney, you've marketed this film enough.
On Dec 17, 2015 by Luke Winkie
The Weeknd is selling an absurdly expensive vaporizer
It's the priciest PAX you can buy.
On Nov 27, 2015 by Ziwe Fumudoh
The most cringeworthy examples of brands pandering to millennials
'How do you do, fellow kids?'
On Nov 27, 2015 by Gabe Bergado
Of content and controversy at VidCon 2015
Content creation is king—but the biggest YouTube convention around knows change is key too.
On Jul 28, 2015 by Rae Votta
SXSW is using mysterious ‘hackers’ as a PR stunt
This is probably 'CSI: Cyber's fault.
On Mar 14, 2015 by Taylor Hatmaker
The ‘Brand Killer’ could block ads in real life
Welcome to post-capitalist paradise.
On Jan 24, 2015 by Miles Klee
Usher’s new single is available only in Cheerios boxes at Walmart
Must be the honey.
On Nov 13, 2014 by Rae Votta
theAudience: Selling you products, one Internet celebrity at a time
Product placement may sound like selling out, but for many of today’s Internet celebrities, it’s just another part of the job.
On Sep 19, 2014 by Beth Elderkin
Airbnb’s odd new logo gets pervy remix treatment on Tumblr
Abstraction has its price.
On Jul 18, 2014 by Miles Klee
Turn your snaps into ads with these new Snapchat filters
So far, the geofilters are really heavy on the Los Angeles area, including Disney, Venice, Malibu, Disney, Disney, and Disney.
On Jul 15, 2014 by Taylor Hatmaker