McDonald’s latest marketing campaign launched in Japan has attracted so much attention it might well be one of their most lucrative creative ventures yet. The reason? After buying the new soft drink McFizz, unsuspecting consumers are treated to a giant serving of smut. Continue reading McSmut or the Most Creative Advertising Campaign Ever?
Charitable nonprofit organizations pulled their resources to bid on millions of historic photo and film archives from Ebony and Jet Magazines. The archives will now be donated to museums for public viewings. The photo and film archives were up for auction, with proceeds going toward the creditors of the publishing company. Continue reading UPDATE on The End of an Era: Millions of Images of Black Life will be Auctioned Off to Pay Debt
The pervasive level of ‘shopped and filtered images on social media alter reality, running the risk that viewers who compare their own realities to that of the manipulated photos may begin to experience a sense of self-doubt, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, body image disorders, and a host of other mental health problems. Continue reading Illusions and Lies on the Internet Pervasive, Threatening Mental Health
Review of Peggy Guggenheim, Art Addict the documentary. Continue reading Doc Review: Peggy Guggenheim, Art Addict
What: A map of U.S. cities that are using public facial recognition technology (especially by law enforcement) and those cities that have banned it. – Why: Because it is scary. Very, very scary. And you should pull your head out … Continue reading Spitting Image: Map of Facial Recognition Use by Law Enforcement + DIY Resistance Tips