Consumer generated content gets a lot of media attention these days, but there’s one form of CGC that’s generating bad feelings and legal action. According to The New York Times, consumer review site, Yelp, has been hit with three class-action lawsuits from businesses claiming that Yelp sales representatives tried to press the businesses into advertising […]
Shannon Stephaniuk of Glossy was just saying the other day how tired she is of Doritos’ user generated videos. So when her friend, director Aleysa Young, shared her spot for Doritos Viralcity, she was worried that she’d hate it. But she didn’t.
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Check out this new “Rock Victorious” campaign for Nike Women directed by hot shot photographer Warwick Saint. [via Kiss My Black Ads]
Here’s a picture from the official White House Flickr stream showing a draft of the speech President Obama gave about health care to a joint session of Congress in September 2009. (Click on the image for a close-up look.) As a writer, I’ve always liked Peggy Noonan’s What I Saw At The Revolution as a […]
The more I read from writer, artist and coder Jonathan Harris, the more I like the guy. He’s a humanist and the world is in desperate need of humanists, now as ever. In a piece on his site about how he looses touch with his humanity when deep inside a coding project, he shares a […]
According to Ad Age, Procter & Gamble Co. is increasingly looking to services to fuel its thirst for growth. “I think service is yet an untapped area for us,” Chairman-CEO Bob McDonald said. “We’re active in franchising now with Mr. Clean car washes and Tide Dry Cleaners. MDVIP [concierge physician service] is a service operation. […]
Red Tettemer in Philadelphia wanted to convey an “honest, down to earth” look and feel for their client Citadel. So Lewis and his “tube of truth” were born and with them, “an iconic yet flexible vehicle for Citadel to continually deliver on their promise of personalized banking.”