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Creative agency 'fixes' awful Pepsi ad with powerful Standing Rock footage

Creative agency 'fixes' awful Pepsi ad with powerful Standing Rock footage The two-minute film is set to Skip Marley's "Lions," the same song used in Pepsi's now infamous commercial.Simply titled "Fixed Pepsi Ad," ThirtyRev's video shows police using tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper spray, and concussion grenades on water protectors.

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.

These airlines just trolled United so hard on Twitter

These airlines just trolled United so hard on Twitter As United Airlines scrambles to contain a flood of public outrage this week, its competitors are happy to pile on.The company is under fire over a viral incident in which airport police violently manhandled and dragged a paying passenger from one of the company's flights.

Google's new video to push Pixel phones is going viral

Google's new video to push Pixel phones is going viral Google's new video to promote the Pixel phone in India is quite popular with 15 million views across Facebook and YouTube.The film starring popular Indian writer-columnist Mrs.

Your emotions could be worth $$$ in the form of GIFs (seriously)

Your emotions could be worth $$$ in the form of GIFs (seriously) Here's mine:  That GIF might be summed up as saying "what the hell?If you're unfamiliar with Tenor, it's basically a database of GIFs that can be searched based on keywords.

Snapchat's finally offering more location data to advertisers

Snapchat's finally offering more location data to advertisers That's jargon for Snapchat's pitch to help retailers get more products off their shelves and prove to them that ads on Snap helped create the magic behind those sales.The feature, released out of beta, is called "Snap to Store.

Of course some people actually liked that Pepsi ad

Of course some people actually liked that Pepsi ad ) The findings are a world of difference from those brand research firm Amobee gleaned from social media data last week.Despite controversy over the ad's perceived exploitation of liberal political struggles, members of both major political parties tended to like the commercial more than their Independent counterparts.

Burger King trolls Google Home owners with device-triggering ads

Burger King trolls Google Home owners with device-triggering ads Okay, Google, this could get annoying.A new ad from Burger King sets out to trigger Google Home and Android devices with the company's signature prompt.

Kim Kardashian is, like, dropping hints that her latest sponsored Instagram is Photoshopped

Kim Kardashian is, like, dropping hints that her latest sponsored Instagram is Photoshopped The new version includes an extremely lengthy caption warning prospective customers of all the drug's risks.It would make sense for Kim to just pull the screenshot up on her phone for the actual photo.

Google Images will now give you fashion suggestions

Google Images will now give you fashion suggestions The company announced a new feature on Thursday that will showcase images of models sporting any given fashion item when users browse the product on their smartphones.The tool, called "Style Ideas," is designed to surface "inspirational lifestyle images and outfits that showcase how the product can be worn in real life," according to a blog post from associate product manager Julia Enthoven.

The 'Fast and Furious' franchise has given Corona $15 million in free advertising just because

The 'Fast and Furious' franchise has given Corona $15 million in free advertising just because Vin Diesel's constant plugging of Corona throughout the Fast and Furious movies can make certain installments feel like extended beer commercials.That's according to a new feature story in The Ringer that examines the franchise's longstanding relationship with the beer brand.

Intel's Crybaby LeBron is here to fake cry his way through the NBA Playoffs

Intel's Crybaby LeBron is here to fake cry his way through the NBA Playoffs The NBA playoffs have begun, so it's time to prepare for the funniest insults to be hurled at your favorite players.But just before the start of the hunt for the championship, Intel released what might be the best LeBron James jab ever: Crybaby LeBron.

Get ready to watch the first-ever 360-degree livestream of a rocket launch

Get ready to watch the first-ever 360-degree livestream of a rocket launch On Tuesday morning, NASA will broadcast its first-ever rocket launch livestream in 360-degree video, providing an unprecedented vantage point that will make viewers feel as if they are standing on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral.The launch of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket—aimed at transporting supplies to the International Space Station—is scheduled for a 30-minute window beginning at 11:11 a.

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.

Kendall Jenner is proving just how meaningless everything she does is

Kendall Jenner is proving just how meaningless everything she does is As foretold by TMZ, Kendall Jenner reemerged from her shame spiral at Coachella to embrace the void.If nothing Kendall Jenner touches has a hint of whatever the essential essence of Kendall Jenner is (in the past, she has claimed that not wearing bras is Her Thing, which, great!

Celebs sent 'reminders' by FTC to disclose when they're paid to shill products on Instagram

Celebs sent 'reminders' by FTC to disclose when they're paid to shill products on Instagram Federal regulators are putting dozens of celebrities on notice over their sponsored Instagram posts.Often, stars get paid for them—and the FTC isn't a fan of not making that clear.

Google, the world's top advertising company, is building an ad blocker for Chrome

Google, the world's top advertising company, is building an ad blocker for Chrome Such a tool seems at odds with the company's primary revenue source, but Google thinks that it could actually deter people from resorting to other blockers in the long run, according to the report.The Interactive Advertising Bureau, an industry trade group of which Google is a member, has likened the cottage industry of ad-blocking companies to "highway robbery," "terrorists," and "inner city crack dealers" on various occasions.

Nigel Barker breaks down the benefits of inclusive marketing in business

Nigel Barker breaks down the benefits of inclusive marketing in business There have been a handful of brands over the past several months who have tried to take a stab at inclusive marketing, but to their dismay, their message was not received by the masses in the way they had hoped (looking at you, Pepsi).However, when executed correctly, inclusive marketing has the potential to make serious impacts for any business of any size.

Instagram bait: Why Starbucks put a unicorn meme on its menu

Instagram bait: Why Starbucks put a unicorn meme on its menu To anyone who hasn't spent time on certain corners of Instagram, Starbucks' latest creation and the viral hype surrounding it might be a bit confusing.It's not the sort of drink that one imagines ordering with words like "Venti" or sipping amidst light jazz.

Shea Moisture apologizes after Twitter slammed its ad: 'We really f-ed this one up'

Shea Moisture apologizes after Twitter slammed its ad: 'We really f-ed this one up' The hair care company Shea Moisture, founded in Harlem in 1991, apologized Monday after a flood of social media backlash over a video spot featuring white women.Please know that our intent was not, & would never be, to disrespect our community,” a candid statement posted to Shea Moisture's Facebook page read.