As 2019 draws to a close, we look at some of the biggest marketing blunders of the year. From the US military threatening to bomb alien hunters to lethal conker recipes, there were plenty of mistakes from companies that should know better. Read on, learn from the mistakes and hope your team doesn’t make the list in 2020…
Exercise bike and VR fitness company Peloton has faced a backlash over a “sexist” Christmas advert.
Following Nike’s divisive 2018 campaign ‘Dream Crazy’ featuring NFL star Colin Kaepernick, the sports giant launch the ‘Dream Crazier’ ad at the beginning of 2019, featuring Serna Williams, getting 11m views in the process.
Web hosting company Hostinger offers 5 tips on how to create an authentic podcast that would last.
In October this year, Epic Games pulled a massive PR stunt that shrunk the world’s most popular game down to a single black hole.
The UK Conservative party has come under criticism and received a warning from Twitter for misleading the public for renaming its social media account "factcheckUK" during the leaders' debate.
Twitter has taken the controversial step to ban political advertising from its platform, just weeks before the UK holds a general election.
Flashtalking, the leading global independent ad server for sophisticated advertisers, has announced major updates to its state of the art Decision Trees.
Innocent Drinks has been forced to tweet a series of warning messages after it sent out a joke message about Conker smoothies- a concoction that could kill people if consumed.
‘Smart Homes’ has emerged as the most mentioned vulnerable Internet of Things (IoT) technology among the world’s leading cybersecurity influencers on Twitter during the first half (H1) of 2019, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Asia dominates internet use around the world by sheer numbers, but Europe has the highest Internet use per person, according to new research.
Chinese tech giant Tencent has partnered with UK based AI company, Mirraid for to place ads in old movies, such as coffee cups and bus posters.
A new European court ruling has banned pre-ticked cookie consent forms under GDPR rules.
A leaked audio recording of Mark Zuckerberg reveals that the Facebook founder and CEO fears US presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is an “existential” threat to his company.
There has been a huge impact celebrity influencers and social media has on driving millennials to be more active gardeners.
Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has had his own Twitter account hacked, sending our a bombardment of racist and offensive messages.
Twitter has introduced a new way to buy video ads that gives advertisers the option to pay only for completed views.
Twitter is reportedly running ads from China's state-backed media outlet Xinhua attacking the Hong Kong protesters.
A tweet from a teenager has gone viral after she apparently used her smart fridge to post on Twitter after her mother confiscated her phone, giving the electronics brand LG a social media buzz in the process.
The NHS is planning to invest £250m in the creation of an AI lab to create better technologies and solutions for patients.