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ZapBuy is making it alarmingly easy for you to buy products from ads

ZapBuy is making it alarmingly easy for you to buy products from ads Why it matters to you Can't remember the ad that wanted you to go to that website to buy that shirt?Meet ZapBuy, a new technology from OmnyWay which allows customers to buy items directly from an ad simply by “zapping” the ad.

That awkward moment when Republicans failed to kill Obamacare but they bought boastful TV ads anyway and now they're airing, LOL

That awkward moment when Republicans failed to kill Obamacare but they bought boastful TV ads anyway and now they're airing, LOL Opponents of Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill got a big, meme-filled laugh yesterday.But fans of both basketball and the Affordable Care Act?

How a Photoshopping code of ethics can help make body positivity mainstream

How a Photoshopping code of ethics can help make body positivity mainstream What if she could get retouchers, photographers, designers, brands, celebrities and media companies to follow a code of ethics for altering images?So how do we get to a point where retouchers can "practice authenticity" and "advance the understanding of healthy body image," per the oath?

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.