Emoji in Real Life campaign terrifyingly shows who your kids may be talking to online

Emoji in Real Life campaign terrifyingly shows who your kids may be talking to online

It’s long been a concern of parents the world over – what if the person on the other end of your child’s online chat isn’t another child? What if that person using all those cute emoji – or smileys – is actual a predator? International non-profit association Innocence en Danger launched a campaign in January depicting who just might be behind those emoji.

And the result is terrifying.

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11 Of the best outdoor ads that you need to see

  • KitKat Park Bench Ad
  • Bust out the Zac Brown Band because this ad placed in a Korean subway will make you wish you had your toes in the sand. The ad is for HEAD’s range of barefoot sports shoes.
  • smart-car-locked-up
  • Baltica Beer
  • Mondo Pasta
  • Renovated with OBI
  • Denver Water Conservation Ad
  • Berger Natural Finish Colour Billboard
  • Folgers Coffee Sewer Lid Ad
  • Jeans Bus Stop Ad
  • JobsInTown Ad

These brands and agencies decided to take advertising their product or service to the next level. Rather than just use an ordinary billboard or subway ad, they brought their A-game and produced some highly impactful experiences for consumers.

I hope you enjoy my list of some of the best outdoor ads. For more great ads like these ones, follow my Creative Advertisements board on Pinterest!

Heartbleed bug creates massive vulnerability in the Internet’s security, reset your passwords

Heartbleed bug creates massive vulnerability in the Internet’s security, reset your passwords

On Monday, April 7th, the Internet was made aware of a massive vulnerability in security due to what’s being called the Heartbleed bug. Simply put, hackers are able to use the Heartbleed bug, which has apparently been around since 2012, to potentially get secure information that can be used to access your online accounts.

In other words, email accounts, bank accounts, social media accounts, basically the entire Internet is vulnerable.

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SaferNet Brasil selfie ad shows teens what happens with nude pics

SaferNet Brasil selfie ad shows teens what happens with nude pics

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In the age of selfies and Snapchat, teens are increasingly exposing themselves to their friends. Unfortunately, those photos are often distributed to other friends or posted to the Internet. A Brazilian association named SaferNet Brasil has created a print ad campaign to educate teens about how easily those pictures spread.

The text of the ad reads, “The Internet can’t keep a secret. Keep your privacy offline.”

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Hulu and Veronica Mars teach consumers to turn to online piracy

Hulu and Veronica Mars teach consumers to turn to online piracy

Hulu was founded in 2007 and is owned by NBC Universal, Fox and Disney-ABC, in case you didn’t know. In November 2010, Hulu Plus launched as subscription model with access to additional content.

The idea is to give consumers access to content at an affordable enough rate that they will pay for it and not pirate the content yet still create a profit for Hulu’s owners.

The idea is to make content available “Anywhere, Anytime.” It’s the anytime part that Hulu can’t seem to get right.

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Jaguar vs Maserati: Who had the better Super Bowl 2014 ad?

Jaguar vs Maserati: Who had the better Super Bowl 2014 ad?

Luxury brands Jaguar and Maserati both used commercials in Super Bowl 2014 to launch new cars. So how did they fare against each other?

Let me break down each commercial into what each brand did right and wrong. We’ll also look at the USA Today Ad Meter to see what Americans thought.

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Was Michael Bay’s CES meltdown a PR disaster or accidental brilliance?

Was Michael Bay’s CES meltdown a PR disaster or accidental brilliance?

Last week, movie director and producer Michael Bay lost all composure at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) when the teleprompter and he got out of sync resulting in Bay suddenly walking off stage after only a single minute.

What makes this particularly embarrassing was that he was on stage to promote Samsung’s new curved HDTV, as a paid sponsor I’m sure. Losing your wits and leaving your meal ticket high and dry, though, is great content for social media, news and comedians alike (see Tina Fey mock Bay at the Golden Globes).

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