Take this lollipop - I double dare you

Adland: 

I dare you to take this lollipop. It'll connect via your facebook account and suddenly you're spying on a very creepy dude who is.. spying on you. Points for the extra creepy detail of a tricycle in the corner of creepy dudes room. Everything is better with tricycles.


Log in with your facebook account, allow the app to access your facebook stuff, and the app will go through all of your images. Now, a creepy stalker in a run down house seems to be watching your every move. He'll pin down your location and leer at your beach-photos, or in my case that Cannes-photo where I'm on a pier late at night in a teeny dress. If this doesn't make you think about your online privacy, I don't know what will.


The creepy stalker is played by Bill Oberst Jr, and the excellent moody soundtrack is thanks to director Jason Zada's ear for detail. Using facebook graph data, and layering it into video may not be a new thing, but the execution is stylistically fresh. The whole thing was filmed in LA at a "creepy abandoned hospital" according to Bill Oberst Jr. The film ends with a countdown, who will be next....

After it was done, I felt a bit like after watching "The Ring." It was as if I had to pass this on to save myself from the stalker. I will be saved if I can trick my friends into taking this lollipop. Go on, take this lollipop.

about the author

Dabitch Creative Director, CEO, hell-raising sweetheart and editor of Adland. Globetrotting Swede who has lived and worked in New York, London, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Stockholm.

Leave a comment