Advertising

Irish bar’s $900 ad shot on a phone goes viral with real holiday message

Dec 26, 2023
Alex Baker

Maybe I’ve been chopping too many onions, or maybe I’ve just watched this ultra-low-budget advertisement for a Northern Irish bar that went viral over the…

TikTok launches a new feature where you make brand ads for free

Jun 28, 2023
Alex Baker

Have you always wanted to exploit your hard-won years of photographic and video experience to help big brands advertise their products for absolutely no guarantee…

Nikon pushes artists with ‘Natural Intelligence’ Campaign but uses Creative commons and old images

Jun 19, 2023
Alex Baker

We featured Nikon’s advertisement Natural Intelligence, which shows breathtaking landscape images from around the world taken by different photographers. However, after some investigation, it appears…

Nikon’s anti-AI ad reminds us of the wonder of the real world

Jun 16, 2023
Alex Baker

We’ve all been a little wrapped up lately in the amazing powers of AI. From ChatGPT to Dall-E and Adobe’s new generative fill, it really…

Hilariously disturbing AI-generated commercials are going viral

May 4, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Text-to-video generators have become a thing, and companies like Microsoft, Google, and Meta compete in this AI race. Although text-to-image generators are rapidly improving, those…

Lingerie brand Undiz uses AI generated images for billboard ads in French first

May 2, 2023
Alex Baker

You knew this was going to happen. We all did. It just happened that much quicker than we expected. Major brands are now using Ai…

Instagram now has ads even in search results. Sigh

Mar 22, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

You though Instagram didn’t have any more places to cram adds? Well, looks like you’re wrong. Ads are now coming even to your Search results,…

Samsung responds to “fake Moon” accusations. Sort of

Mar 15, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

A Reddit user recently exposed Samsung for creating “fake moon photos” using AI instead of actual photography. It caused a lot of stir among netizens,…

Samsung fakes its zoomed phone photos of Moon using AI

Mar 14, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Samsung recently got into the center of attention for all the wrong reasons. As it turns out, Samsung’s “space zoom” isn’t exactly a zoom feature….

This is why food ads cost tens of thousands of dollars to produce

Nov 21, 2022
Alex Baker

We’ve all seen them thousands of times, the ubiquitous fast food advertisement flickering across the screen for 30 seconds while we catch up with our…