Today, I was browsing YouTube between doing some work and an un-skippable advert displayed before my requested video.
Now, normally I dislike un-skippable adverts before videos, but I can understand their necessity.
Anyway, this video (advert) not only made me sit up, pay attention and laugh, but I then completely forgot about what I originally wanted to see and went on a search to find this video and the product it was advertising! The product in question is the ‘Orabrush’, which apparently is ‘the world’s best tongue cleaner‘ capable of going a long way to preventing bad breath (Not a bad thing for a lot of people).
Marketers, take note!
And for those that may not see the parody:
Yesterday I saw this funny cartoon, and followed the link to see more.
As it turns out this is a site, sponsored by Microsoft of all companies, trying to find and illustrate the best and worst ‘I.T. fails’.
It certainly made me chuckle:
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