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While PR Daily
has delved into photography tricks
, we’ve largely avoided the topic of pornography tricks. Well that buck stops here, thanks to an allegedly “banned” Super Bowl spot from PornHub that may have tricked us all. Knowing full well that CBS would reject the video portal’s 20-second (already peculiar) ad because it fails to meet network standards, Business Insider
threw a penalty PR flag, calling it one big stunt. In the mean time, the company continues raking in free press without having to shell out a single penny of the $4 million price tag that a 30-second ad would have cost it.
Here’s the spot, which is 100 percent SWF—too bad:
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An ad from Taco Bell will not only air on game day, but is poised to steal the show, at least according to Bleacher Report
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Not so fast, Taco Bell. Although you were named a winner in the 11th annual Super Bowl Engagement Survey, Doritos comes in one point ahead. Branding Magazine
reports that the survey predictively measures respondents’ true reactions to brands within the context of a given medium. “Think of it as identifying how the media reinforce or in some cases even detracts from brand values.” says Robert Passikoff, president of Brand Keys, which conducted the survey.
Both Taco Bell and Doritos made winners of us all on Tuesday when the fast food chain’s CEO Greg Creed confirmed
what we’ve all longed for: Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos. The menu offering is, of course, a follow-up to the restaurant’s Nacho Cheese variety, its most popular new item—ever.
It’s unclear how long we’ll have to wait before sinking our teeth into one of those glorious tacos. Good thing Pillsbury has created the perfect Super Bowl party grub to tide us over. Introducing the “Snackadium