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Entries from March 30, 2013

Visual Puns: How Advertising Appeals to Society

March 30, 2013 by tsarain · 14 Comments · Uncategorized

“Say Cheese…” “Reach. For the places your toothbrush hasn’t been to in a long time.” “Get A Tasty New Look” Aren’t these images punny?! Visual puns are puns that involve an image or images in addition to words and language. Many times visual puns are puns through the use of images themselves. Brands, marketers, and […]

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How Spring Break Uses Social Media

March 22, 2013 by tsarain · 9 Comments · Uncategorized

Spring Break is over and I said I’d record the advertising campaigns that I saw during my camping trip on South Padre Island, but I actually didn’t see many! I did see a vehicles advertising beverages, but that’s not anything new. Usually brands advertise on the beach where all the spring breakers go to party, […]

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