How it went down: In 2015 Nivea released a deodorant ad with the tag line “White is Purity”. In the advertisement they released, there was a woman who is clearly of white descent with the tag line that caused a lot of frustration on the internet. The ad was posted onto Nivea’s Middle East Facebook… Continue reading White is right?
How it all started As we all know, in late 2015 Chipotle’s sales plunged due to an E. coli outbreak. Despite having a rising reputation in the beginning of 2015, it wasn’t until August 2015 that over 60 Chipotle loving customers became ill from a California Chipotle restaurant. That very next month there was a salmonella… Continue reading “G-M-Over it” – But why?
The image-messaging and multimedia mobile app, Snapchat, has been known to customize many filters, known as lenses, according to different current events, including holidays, movie premieres and sporting events. On April 20, 2016, Snapchat featured a new lens of Bob Marley in commemoration related to cannabis culture. Little did the company know how much uproar… Continue reading Snapchat Filter Fail
The Ad Earlier this year, Pepsi released an ad that featured Kendall Jenner escaping a photo-shoot to join a crowd (presumably a protest) marching by. The protest eventually reaches a line of police. After the crowd halts before the police, Kendall emerges to offer one of the policemen a Pepsi, after which the crowd rejoices… Continue reading Tone-deaf Tendencies