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Shocker: Some Advertisers Like Controversy

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Big business advertising and controversy have always had a close relationship. It’s no accident.

Yes controversy is usually courted with purpose and yes there is no bad publicity (almost).

This video by The Richest shows some of the more ill advised campaigns from recent years.

Although I don’t think any executives here went hungry as a result of the public’s reaction (well maybe one did), a few certainly lost some sleep.

Enjoy.

Thank you for reading

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2 thoughts on “Shocker: Some Advertisers Like Controversy

  1. hey Paul
    loved the post. don’t you think in the current environment that with everyone trying to out-shock the next one,the shock itself gets diluted`? It s only the extreme stuff that goes viral now or the extremely stupid .. i think it`s reducing the quality of decent content at the expense of more novel interesting ideas

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