advertising stories

What if I told you that movie theaters may become a little bit similar to Big Brother? A U.K. security firm just earned a grant to use special cameras embedded into movie theater screens to capture your facial expressions — to serve you more relevant ads. Just when I thought privacy couldn't get any worse, this is sure to shake up movie goers.
What if Twitter were invented in 60 years ago? Then you probably would have seen something like this vintage-style ad in Life or Esquire, touting the service a "virtual locality" and "notorious mechanism." The ad is part of a series that includes full-pagers on Facebook, Skype and YouTube. See them all in the gallery below.