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New P0rnhub app enables you to censor your nudes with funny animations

Naughty video website P0rnhub (a moral-deficient consumer PR person’s (wet) dream, SURELY?) has created TrickPics, “the first app with augmented reality filters… for your naughty bits”. TrickPics allows users to choose from over 15 animations, including ‘d1ck in a box’, ‘knock knockers’ (literally just door knockers the user is encouraged to use to hide their...

Snowdon voted UK’s prettiest sight in photo stunt to promote Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung is marking the launch of its new Galaxy S8 smartphone this month by touring a giant 7×3 metre scale model around the UK throughout April and May. Each of the installation sites was selected following a public poll to find the 20 views throughout the UK, and include Mount Snowden, St Ives, Stonehenge, Bournemouth and London. The story’s picked up some nice coverage so far, like this on the Mail,...

Top 10 PR and marketing stunts and campaigns of March 2017

Before I get onto the top stunts/campaigns, I have NEWS. (As always, feel free to skip to the numbered bit if you’d prefer). Today is the release date for my very own book: Myths of PR: All Publicity is Good Publicity and Other Popular Misconceptions! It’s available in paperback and as an eBook, and jumped up to the 2nd best selling PR book on Amazon on the first week it was announced, based on pre-orders...

Heinz approves ads first proposed in Mad Men ’50 years ago’

In a case of life imitating art, Heinz has given the go-ahead on a series of adverts first proposed for the brand by none-other than Mad Men’s Don Draper: In episode ‘To Have and to Hold’ from season six (aired in 2013), Draper pitched the idea to Heinz that a campaign needn’t feature the product at all, “because the consumer will complete the thought. The product will be in their...

Cheltenham Races PR stunts – Paddy Power out of the blocks with Putin and Trump on a horse

It’s Cheltenham Races this week. For the uninitiated, the races is a festival in my home county of Gloucestershire where people drink overpriced Guinness (even if they hate it), wear their dad’s tweed jacket – or mum’s hat – and gamble on horses with names like ‘Steampunk Pussface’ or ‘Wangers and Mash’. Winners and losers alike then stumble off for a night out...

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