Smart or Sinister? 5 Ad Campaigns That Blur the Lines

Companies often lean on social and political movements to evoke an emotional response in their viewers. A number of recent ads have capitalized on political and humanitarian events to make a sale. For example, powerful brands like JEEP and Audi have aired commercials that reference the refugee crisis and other topical events. Emotional advertisements are … 

 

The Next .SUCKS Domain of the Month Award Goes To…

Need some inspiration for how to use a .SUCKS domain to market your product or ideas? From anti-Trumpers to anti-decaffers, these sites are doing activism and marketing right. Whether they’re speaking out against a rogue president, venting frustrations at a company, selling a product or taking down a whole darn industry, these .SUCKS domains are … 

 

Going Rogue? Get a .SUCKS Domain

The resistance to the Trump administration is visible everywhere, particularly online. Rogue Twitter accounts have been springing up left, right and center (literally: members on all sides of the political spectrum have had enough of Trump and his croonies.) For starters, an anonymous Bureau of Land Management employee started the @blm_alt Twitter account to speak … 

 

POTUS Sucks: Why More Federal Employees Are Going Rogue

In a captivating blend of political dissent and occasional comedy, “rogue” Twitter accounts are rising up to say what they could not in an official capacity. Since President Trump has taken office, concerned scientific communities, media outlets and activists have had to go on the offensive when it comes to his disregard for America’s environmental … 

 

Why Twitter Was Too Slow to Stop Trolls

Twitter often comes under attack for the social media platform’s seeming inability or unwillingness to deal with online trolls. Since 2012, there has been a big push towards tackling this problem, as seen with current CEO Jack Dorsey’s tweet, Twitter’s abuse policy updates and former CEO Dick Costolo’s statement regarding the issue of abuse and …