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Another one : MP ‘regrets’ twitter blunder about X-rated videos

by on February 15, 2018

Theresa May’s chief of staff has apologised for a Twitter “error” that led to him sharing three graphic porn videos publicly online.

Gavin Barwell, the Prime Minister’s most senior aide in Downing Street, regrets the embarrassment caused by the blunder, No.10 sources said.

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Retailer H&M recently apologized for its ad showing a black child model wearing a “monkey” hoodie

by on January 10, 2018

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Lancashire shoe firm’s women’s shoe ad banned

Lancashire shoe firm’s women’s shoe ad banned

by on November 16, 2017

A "sexist" online shoe advert featuring topless women has been banned by the advertising watchdog.

Redfoot Shoes, which trades as Goodwin Smith based in Bacup, Lancashire, ran a campaign that included images of women covering their breasts with shoes.

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said it was sexist and degrading to women and must not appear again. [more…]

Series of blunders on the X Factor show

by on November 12, 2017

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Huge blunders in mobile tech history

by on November 9, 2017

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10 Marketing Blunders : Electrolux, Coors, Clairol,Colgate and six others

by on November 2, 2017

1. Scandinavian vacuum manufacturer Electrolux used the following in an American campaign: "Nothing sucks like an Electrolux."

2. Coors put its slogan, "Turn It Loose," into Spanish where its translation was read as "Suffer From Diarrhea."

3. Clairol introduced the "Mist Stick", a curling iron, into German only to find out that "mist" is slang for manure. Not too many people had use for the "manure stick."

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Blunders : “Kelloggs accused about packaging”

by on November 2, 2017

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Big Blunder : Prue Leith accidentally reveals a winner a whole 12 hours before final

by on October 31, 2017

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Blunders : Virgin photoshops Simone Botha Welgemoed’s hearing aid

by on October 30, 2017

Virgin Active South Africa health clubs is apologizing after removing the cochlear implant from a model in a promotional photograph it posted on Instagram.

Simone Botha Welgemoed got the implant before she was two years old. The ballerina was crowned Miss Deaf South Africa fives years ago and is an active deaf advocate in that country. [more…]

Blunders : IKEA apologises after advert is slammed

by on October 26, 2017

IKEA has pulled a television advert and issued an apology after it provoked anger in China for being insensitive to single women.The commercial by the Swedish furniture chain shows a daughter being scolded by her mother for not ‘bringing home a boyfriend’.

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