Survey Tricks People Into Arguing Against Their Own Opinions

If you’ve ever read comments on a political website, it can appear that people, in general, aren’t willing to see any viewpoint other than their own. They can almost seem incapable of fathoming how someone could hold an opinion opposite the one they have. But Read More …

4 Socialcam Tricks for Your Small Business

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. Socialcam is a staple for instantly sharing video content. Touted as “Instagram for video” the app has seen great traction, logging Read More …

Consumer Culture at Work

Men being really rude to their wives about coffee in old commercials

Wow… (via Boing Boing)

Remember That Dude with the Girl Voice? He Made a Doritos Super Bowl Ad

Every year Doritos multiplies the value of its Super Bowl marketing budget for free by having fans create ads that they then pick a winner from to air on the actual game day. This year, Ryan — the guy whose “girl voice” went viral back Read More …

‘Commie dictator’ Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton respond to anti-CFPB ad

An ad paid for by theAmerican Action Network that reportedly ran during last night’s GOP debate is making waves this morning. In the ad, Senator Elizabeth Warren is pictured on a banner in the back of a “Soviet-themed” workspace that is supposed to represent the Read More …

This is how the bike-sharing system in Boston is advertising. I thought of you guys!

Google Dethrones Apple as ‘Top Global Brand’

Buzz over new and improved products has helped Google surpass Apple in Impact Media Value, making it the Top Global Brand according to General Sentiment’s Global Brands Report for Q2 2012. Impact Media Value assigns a dollar value to the amount of buzz over a Read More …

Washington Post: The rich enjoy better breakfast sandwiches

We’re sure to hear plenty at CNN’sDemocratic presidential debate about income inequality, but what we normally might let slide might just be looking back at us tomorrow morning not in the bathroom mirror but on the breakfast plate. The Washington Post’s “Wonkblog” today blows the Read More …

Steve Cutts Illustrates the Sad State of Today’s World

Steve Cutts is a freelance illustrator and animator currently living and working in London, England. Before going freelance, Cutts spent several years at an advertising agency working as an illustrator on global brands and campaigns. Perhaps it was this exposure to the consumerism and capitalism Read More …