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YouTube Kids Faces Further FTC Complaints Related To Junk Food Ads Targeting Young Children

Consumer watchdog groups announced today they've filed additional complaints with the FTC over the advertising content in the YouTube Kids application. The complains this time focus on how the app all

The Social Web Will Help Protect Us From Another Dot-Com Fizzle

You’ve all heard stories about the infamous dot-com bubble burst of the early aughts. It wasn’t pretty, a lot of people lost a lot of money – and their livelihoods to boot. There wil

Microsoft’s New Windows 8 Commercial Has Lift-Off

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/20/usability-expert-production-and-multitasking-are-still-best-suited-for-pcs-windows-8-appears-to-ignore-that/">Is it a cognitive burden</a> or <a href="h

Google+ Launches 3 New TV Ads Featuring Muppets, Bill Walton & Some Engaged Chick

What do you do when your <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/21/searches-google-plus-petering-out/">viral growth starts to taper off</a>? Advertise! That strategy has seemingly been working w

Microsoft Goes After Dads In New WinPho Commercial

Kids send the strangest things over 3G networks! In this new commercial for Windows Phone 7, poor old pops is doing the shopping while consulting a list that has been helpfully shared via One Note.

The Top 5 Super Bowl Commercials Already Out

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Screen-shot-2011-02-04-at-3.14.26-PM-620x303.png" />There isn't anything quite like Super Bowl commercials. For many of you, it's the bes

Gadgets of days gone by: 10 Gaming Commercials from Days of Yore

10. Master Rob the Video Robot This week at CrunchGear, we’re looking back at some of our favorite gadgets from the not-so-distant past — old phones, computers, media players, toys…

What's the deal with these Microsoft Seinfeld ads?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/OB-CG767_advert_D_20080907231000.jpg">I'm not quite sure what this was important to someone, but Todd Bishop of <a HREF="http://www.techf

The making of a great commercial

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/old-spice-superbowl-commercial-620x353.jpg" />I didn't watch the Superbowl, so I didn't see any of the commercials. Had I watched, I woul

TiVo sez Doritos commercial was the biggest hit in the Super Bowl

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/tivosuperbowl.jpg" />Thanks to <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/tivo/">TiVo</a>, we have a pretty good idea of what the most popula

Apple reacts to Laptop Hunters using elimination

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/macmovie.jpg" />Okay so a PC is slow or has a small screen or has viruses causing you headaches. Apple's response to the Laptop Hunters i

Awww, no more Sprint commercials featuring CEO Dan Hesse as an everyman

<img src="http://i3.ytimg.com/vi/jd9l17F_9zQ/default.jpg">The sun has set on our day of fun in the sun as it pertains to Sprint CEO Dan Hesse appearing in any more TV commercials, according to the Wal

Crazy Bioshock commercial from Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/bioshock.jpg"> Babies controlling our fragile world! Scary babies! Fear! Actually, this Japanese commercial for Bioshock (click through

Viral ad for Syke Energy Drink crams all your favorite games into one level

<img src="http://i2.ytimg.com/vi/U4OWeBFYrHk/default.jpg">Syke Energy Drink is looking for viral ads and Paul Robertson has whipped up a doozy. See how many of your favorite old school video games you

The lonely kiosk that's a part of Microsoft's $300 million ad campaign

We’re seeing more and more of what $300 million buys you—“you” being Microsoft and $300 million being its recently beefed up ad budget. So, to the point: what does it buy you? In addit

Verizon BlackBerry Storm commercial hits the airwaves

Anybody who is considered the “geek” amongst their less tech-minded peers best look out. The BlackBerry Storm has made its way to the moving picture box, and they decided to go all Coen Brothers w

What is Microsoft thinking? Some thoughts on the Microsoft commercials

Reader DjCarbon pinged me this morning with an interesting bit of news. Above you see the first two entries for the search “i’m a PC” in Google – Apple has essentially hijacked

I find this Fathers Day commercial to be ‘very funny’

This commercial apparently came out around this time last year, but I just saw it for the first time this morning. I wouldn’t mind watching this every year around this time. Apologies if you’ve se

Sony Ericsson Paris demo spot hits the Internets

Someone managed to get their hands on the ad spot for Sony Ericsson’s P5 Paris, and as with just about any video with “Paris” in the title, it wound up on the internet for all to see

Microsoft to hire Johnny Knoxville as Vista pitchman?

Hey there, cool dudes. Looks like Microsoft’s fixing to jazz things up a bit with the hip and fun Johnny Knoxville. What a crazy guy, huh? Isn’t he neat? That oughta show those squares ove
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