Facebook now tops for hookers says US academic

Which probably isn’t what Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook crew want to read. But according to Columbia University professor Sudhir Venkatesh Facebook has increased its share of the hookers market, overtaking Craigslist as the “leading online recruitment space” for sex ...

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Nielsen’s last word on the Super Bowl, Doritos wins on recall, VW’s little Darth Vader was the most liked

So there you are, researcher Nielsen confirms USA Today’s viewer poll more or less with Pepsico’s array of brands led by Doritos winning in the recall stakes. Most-liked was VW’s Little Darth Vader ad which, taken together with the doggy ...

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Groupon in the soup over Crispin Porter’s spoof charity Super Bowl ads

Consumer deals company Groupon is in the hottest part of the charitable soup kitchen over its three Super Bowl spots that (mildly) spoofed charitable causes, Tibet, whales and the rain forests. Groupon and agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky clearly made ...

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Jennifer Lopez signs up for Gillette Venus razors – could this be a career-threatening move?

We only ask because appearing in Gillette’s Fusion razor ads (for men’s chins as opposed to ladies’ legs) didn’t do much for Tiger Woods (disgraced, off form), Roger Federer and Thierry Henry (over their respective hills). Undeterred Gillette, owner Procter ...

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