Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
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Living in the future #35513 - Just when I'd become used to the internet being advertised on TV

I remember how odd it was the first time I saw the names I was familiar with from the internet appearing in the real world. Giant billboards for Yahoo, TV ads for online shopping, all of these felt slightly unreal to me.

I just felt a flood of that old feeling when I saw an advert for Candy Crush on the TV. For some reason it seems wrong that a Bejewelled clone should have its Facebook, Android and iOS apps advertised on the television. And this despite the fact that I know that it's the most popular app on all of those platforms.

Julie's comment: "I didn't know they were allowed to advertise crack on the TV."



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