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Commuters think this super weird Tube ad is 'demeaning' to women

Commuters think this super weird Tube ad is 'demeaning' to women An advert for London estate agents Marsh and Parsons is to be removed after members of the public called it out for sexism.The text of the advert appears to describe the pictured woman as a "modern extension" to her older partner, who's described as a "charming period property".

The tricky art of marketing women's empowerment in the era of Trump

The tricky art of marketing women's empowerment in the era of Trump The day after Trump's inauguration, millions of defiant women flooded the streets, offering a staggering glimpse of their political and economic power.Landing in Trump's Twitter sights could tank a company's stock, even for just a day (see: Lockheed Martin).

Twitter is adding pre-roll ads to Periscope as it warms up to profits

Twitter is adding pre-roll ads to Periscope as it warms up to profits SEE ALSO: Inside Twitter's decision to keep Periscope and abandon everything else These pre-roll ads come at an important time for Twitter — though isn't it always an important time (cc @realDonaldTrump)?Back to Periscope: The introduction of ads directly to Periscope videos arrives just two days after the app's second birthday.

Brands are creating Snapchat 'Shows' with dreams of getting on Discover

Brands are creating Snapchat 'Shows' with dreams of getting on Discover The goal is to convince these travelers via Snapchat that Marriott Rewards is a program worthy of their fickle love.But now brands — representing some of the world's largest businesses — are vying for spots on the platform.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter takes down Pepsi in one heartbreaking tweet

Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter takes down Pepsi in one heartbreaking tweet With one powerful image of her father, the 54-year-old daughter of Martin Luther King Jr.and Coretta Scott King showed Pepsi just how tone-deaf their commercial featuring Kendall Jenner really is.

Steph Curry's either meditating the NBA demons away or auditioning for the sequel to ‘Get Out’

Steph Curry's either meditating the NBA demons away or auditioning for the sequel to ‘Get Out’ The best ads use a celebrity's widely known, but seldom acknowledged weaknesses to make a point.Which brings us to the NBA's most valuable player, Steph Curry, and the new ad that forces him to confront the truth: Nearly everyone in the NBA thinks he's as soft as toilet tissue.

John Oliver is buying ads on Fox News again, this time to teach Trump about sexual harassment

John Oliver is buying ads on Fox News again, this time to teach Trump about sexual harassment Ever since John Oliver found out Donald Trump was an avid viewer of Fox News, Oliver has been using that information for the good of the people.On Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight, Oliver announced that he would be buying ad time during Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor in an effort to send a message to Trump about the inappropriateness of sexual harassment.

YouTube's biggest star is trying out Twitch

YouTube's biggest star is trying out Twitch The YouTube star made this point again and again in a recent video in which he played Minecraft and lamented advertisers abandoning YouTube.Also — and he says this is coincidental — PewDiePie announced he's starting a show on Twitch, a YouTube rival.

New 'Perceptual Ad Blocker' may be impossible for websites to defeat

New 'Perceptual Ad Blocker' may be impossible for websites to defeat They call it the “Perceptual Ad Blocker.If you want to take Perceptual Ad Blocker for a spin, you can do so with a Chrome extension.

Google reportedly planning ad blocker for all versions of Chrome

Google reportedly planning ad blocker for all versions of Chrome As the world’s biggest internet advertising company, Google could stand to lose untold millions if such a move took place.Pop-ups, auto-playing videos with sound, large sticky ads, and ads which can’t be skipped before a countdown finishes, rank as some of the worst.

This ad for a bong cleaner is just perfectly cheesy

This ad for a bong cleaner is just perfectly cheesy The internet tends to fall in love with low-budget commercials that are just cheesy and awkward enough to be admirable.Combine the cheese factor with weed, and you've got yourself a viral video in the making.

How to disable ads on the Windows 10 lock screen

How to disable ads on the Windows 10 lock screen Early this year many Windows 10 users were alarmed to go see that ads were popping up on their locks screens where no ads had been before.Yes, there is a solution to make those ads on Windows 10 go away, but you’ll have to make a visit to your settings.

Kraft ad teaches moms how to swear in front of their 'monkey-flunking' kids

Kraft ad teaches moms how to swear in front of their 'monkey-flunking' kids Kraft is marking the holiday with a foul-mouthed new commercial in which real-life swearing expert Melissa Mohr offers up some creative, kid-friendly alternatives to curse words.The premise is rooted in market research that found that nearly three quarters of moms admit to having dropped the F-bomb in front of their kids.

Researchers Find 234 Android Apps That Track You (Poorly) With Ultrasonic Waves

Researchers Find 234 Android Apps That Track You (Poorly) With Ultrasonic Waves For example, apps can employ ultrasound cross-device tracking (uXDT) to find out where you are or what you’re watching.The research was funded by the German government, and surveyed top Android apps to see how many were using uXDT technology.

Google Can Now Track Your Offline Purchases

Google Can Now Track Your Offline Purchases The search giant is looking to change that by associating online ads with purchases in the real world — your purchases.Right now, Google and other online advertisers lack the data to draw a strong connection between online ads and purchases in real life.