Questions tagged [advertising]

The process of deliberately making something known publicly. Can also refer to any of the methods used in this process, or directly to the business of advertising products or services for profit.

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Do mechanical keyboards improve accuracy?

A famous mechanical keyboard site claims that: Many mechanical keyboard fans rave at the loud, clicky sound they produce when using one of these keyboards. As mentioned above, the mechanical switches ...
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Is a large percentage of Dutch people bothered by cursing?

The Dutch Bond Tegen Vloeken (Association Against Profanity) regularly advertises against the use of cursing, swearing, and profanity. Their 2015/2016 campaign features 5 posters, each stating a ...
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Is having a "sign waver" an effective marketing strategy?

It started a few years ago. The first one I remember seeing was Little Caesars $5 Hot-And-Ready pizzas. I don't know if this was the source, but it was the first symptom... (source: Sign wavers, ...
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Did EgyptAir publish this totally messed up map from Europe?

Today I've come across this image: While the site itself only claims that Helsinki has been moved to Siberia, you will quickly notice that most countries and even the seas are severely displaced. ...
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Are bleaching powders effective cleaning agents?

The claim from the manufacturer: Have you seen a stain on your clothes that you can't seem to remove? Don't fear! Vanish Oxi Action Powder contains Oxi Powerlift which removes all types of stains, ...
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Did Americans leave behind over $1bn in tax refunds in 2012?

In this television advertisement H&R Block claims that: Last year, thinking they could do their own taxes, Americans left behind more than a billion dollars. Did American tax payers leave ...
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Is Beckham's Pepsi beach commercial real?

There is this commercial which David Beckham did for Pepsi where he kicks three soccer balls into three different cans at a considerable distance on the beach. The video went viral and we can see ...