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#BoycottTampax trends after ill-advised tweet, as brand Tampax doubles down on it.

This is the story of how Tampax torpedoed its own brand.
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While Iranian women risk their lives protesting the compulsory hijab, Mathem in Sweden runs ads with a hijab-clad model.

Adding a bit of diversity in your ads by choosing models from minorities has been a go-to move by most brands for the past decade, but it's begin
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"Zoom in on that" Ulta

Ulta releases David Lopez interview discussing "Girlhood" with Dylan Mulvaney - receives prompt backlash and #BoycottUlta hashtag

When you are the leading brand with the largest market share of your niche, it makes sense to expand the market.
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The Vagina Museum tweets about trans women on International Women's Day, say they're now harassed for it

The Vagina Museum decided to create a thread about Trans Women for #InternationalWomensDay
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New York Times under fire for new ad campaign "imagining Harry Potter without its creator"

The new ad campaign from the New York times with Becky, Lianna, Vera, Yassmin, and Jordan, has come under fire for "chilling" line referring
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John Lewis pulls their controversial "dancing boy" advert, but ad still lives on with new sender

The John Lewis ad with the boy dancing to Stevie Nicks attracted plenty of complaints as soon as it was released, so much so that John Lewis had to ta
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John Lewis takes to social media to explain their latest ad.

When I was in ad school our mentor John Gillard would - quite literally - tear our work apart.
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Netflix goes the cheap route to appease the trans cause du jour, which may cost them.

As Kidsleepy noted in an earlier article headlined Wokevertising for fun and profit, advertising has a way of jumping onto the cause du jour head firs

Tesco's "about bloody time" bandage product is accused of plagiarism.

As I pointed out already, Tesco's bandages for diverse skin are not the first, but now they're even accused of plagiarising the concept from
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SAS remove their "What is Scandinavian? Nothing" commercial after backlash

That was unexpectedly fast. SAS removed their "What is Scandinavian?
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Dave Trott: "It's Not Black and White" - but the backlash to anything usually is

I'm glad Dave Trott, ad-man with his name on many ad agency doors, and many ad books (Creative Mischief is one, Predatory Thinking another, both
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Home Depot spends all day apologizing for chimp-tweet

Home Depot on twitter is spending most of their work day apologizing for sending out the tweet above, where the question is: "Which drummer is no
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Sorry.

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BMW Hellas - "You Know You're Not The First" (2009) printad (Greece)

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