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Video| Cottonil suspends controversial commercial ad
Egypt

Video| Cottonil suspends controversial commercial ad

Egyptian company Cottonil said on Sunday that it has pulled its video advertisement “Ibn al-Jeran” (The Neighbors’ Son), which provoked…
US feds, states could join forces on Google probes: report
Technology

US feds, states could join forces on Google probes: report

The US Justice Department and state attorneys general are meeting this week for talks on their concurrent investigations into possible…
Facebook presents Egypt’s SWVL app success story
Egypt

Facebook presents Egypt’s SWVL app success story

Facebook presented the success story of the Egyptian private transport company SWVL, pointing out that it has reinvented means of…
Divided America of Trump era challenges ad industry
World

Divided America of Trump era challenges ad industry

  Nike’s unexpected move this week to feature Colin Kaepernick in a major ad campaign met instant condemnation in some…
Benetton condemned for using rescued migrants in adverts
World

Benetton condemned for using rescued migrants in adverts

  French charity SOS Mediterranee has lashed out at clothing giant Benetton over an advertising campaign featuring a photograph of…
Ads fuel Facebook profit growth
Technology

Ads fuel Facebook profit growth

Facebook’s profits increased by 71 percent for the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year, it…
Beverage company investigated for soft-drink advert that ‘insulted’ the military
Egypt

Beverage company investigated for soft-drink advert that ‘insulted’ the military

The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has referred Al-Ahram Beverages Company to prosecution for an advertisement on Facebook that allegedly insults…
Vodafone Egypt sued over use of music score in Ramadan adverts
Art news

Vodafone Egypt sued over use of music score in Ramadan adverts

The music production group Mazzika Group is suing Vodafone Egypt for using the soundtrack from the 1960s operetta "El Leila…
Underage kids get alcohol ads directly to smartphones
Life & Style

Underage kids get alcohol ads directly to smartphones

Kids as young as 13 may be inundated with daily ads from the alcohol industry on social media, and while…
Birell ad draws criticism for ‘encouraging’ sexual harassment
Egypt

Birell ad draws criticism for ‘encouraging’ sexual harassment

Birell's advertisement campaign has raised a storm on social media for telling its consumers how to “be a man”, which…
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