Category Archives: Advertising

Facebook’s outage frustrates advertisers heading into the holiday season.

As we’re all probably aware, this past Monday, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok were down and everyone freaked out. However, this did not only affect us Gen Z-ers. Advertisers are concerned about their business for the holiday season. David Herrmann, a … Continue reading

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Nike and Social Issues in their Advertisements

by Bella Gonzalez, Daniel Harbaugh, and Bailey Nolting (Group 1) The Fast Company published an article on July 24th, 2021 titled, “How Nike made taking a stand on social issues part of its marketing“. Nike has been a prominent brand … Continue reading

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Too Little Too Late, Ferguson Apology

After two months of silence, Ferguson Police Chief, Thomas Jackson has spoken. Whether his so called “apology” has been accepted by those it was geared toward is up to you. Many believe he waited too long, many believe it was unprofessional, … Continue reading

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Authors Guild vs. Google, Round 1

Google ended an 8 year battle with the Authors Guild on November 14, 2013 over the “fair use law” in its favor. Google has been digitizing books since 2004 without the expressed written consent of the writers for Google Books. … Continue reading

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Abercrombie’s Glitch

Recent reports claim that Abercrombie & Fitch, a teen clothing company, had a drop in sales of 10% in the last quarter. After news of their plummeting sales hit, the company’s stocks plunged by 18%. There are claims that this … Continue reading

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Browsers stop trackers in their tracks

If you’re reading this blog post, you have some stake in the proposal brought up by the FTC this past December. Because of concerns for internet user confidentiality and lack of clarity with privacy settings, the FTC proposed a “no … Continue reading

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