You know how when you’re watching the Oscars and stars are stopped on the red carpet and all the journalists are shouting, “who are you wearing?” Well, that’s not curiosity on the part of the reporter, it’s an advertisement. Quite often the gowns and jewels the stars are wearing are borrowed from the designers who created them. Some designers even pay celebrities to wear their stuff. This is an example of non-traditional advertising at its finest. The fashion industry has built up a huge platform for advertising by utilizing celebrities.
Today we’d like to talk to you about memes (that’s pronounced Meeeem and not Me-me, btw). Memes are everywhere these days, and most people know what they are, but does anyone ever stop to think about what they mean? We saw an amazing article by Aaron Saenz at Singularity Hub and it really made us think about the deeper meaning behind a meme.
* This article originally appeared at iPhone Life where Adam is a featured blogger.
When I saw this article over at Mashable, I said to myself “I must try these immediately!” Especially after talking about how much I use my iPhone camera in my last post! How could I not share my filmographic adventures with you, iPhone Life-ers?
Andre: Google is in a little bit of hot water again! According to this report, they're facing a new probe by U.S. and federal authorities plus the European Commission for bypassing privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser in order to track users. These investigations can have Google tied up in legal battles and huge fines for violating user's privacy.
So you guys have heard of Pinterest by now, right? It’s recently become one of the top social networks. Click here if you’re not yet hip to the Pinterest vibe and from now on, do try to keep up with the new hotness. We can’t tell you about everything.
Happy Friday GLAD WORKS friends! Our team has put together a collection of links to some great stuff from around the web this week. Enjoy!
Kristen: Eat Bile Beans to stay fit and slim? Mmmm delicious! Bathe with Obesity Soap? Feed your infant sugary soda? Wow! Health and weight loss advertising has come a looooong way, baby! Check out these old ads and be amazed we're all still alive.