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Four thousand years ago Ancient Egyptians invented advertising by carving public notices in steel. Fast forward to the present day, and in-text online ads, Facebook Like-driven campaigns and viral commercials, such as the Old Spice Guy, are common form.

The Evolution of Advertising: From Stone Carving to the Old Spice Guy

Four thousand years ago Ancient Egyptians invented advertising by carving public notices in steel. Fast forward to the present day, and in-text online ads, Facebook Like-driven campaigns and viral commercials, such as the Old Spice Guy, are common form.

Because it's always your fault if you're a woman | 1945. Advertising History.

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History.  SUGAR! (And if you want to be extremely disturbed, click the link to part 1)

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History. SUGAR! (And if you want to be extremely disturbed, click the link to part 1)

The Green Giant: The Creepiest Mascot In Advertising History

Note: As you can see, they were a little confused about how to make him look 'Mexican' in the face.

Creative use of the manhole. Classic piece of guerrilla advertising that goes into the advertising history books! Francis

15 Creative Ads in Unusual Places

Creative use of the manhole. Classic piece of guerrilla advertising that goes into the advertising history books! Francis

#INFOgraphic > Digital Advertising History: See an overview of the digital advertising evolution that has happened along with the growth and development of the internet and various multimedia technologies.  > http://infographicsmania.com/digital-advertising-history/

Digital Advertising History - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

#INFOgraphic > Digital Advertising History: See an overview of the digital advertising evolution that has happened along with the growth and development of the internet and various multimedia technologies. > http://infographicsmania.com/digital-advertising-history/

1950s. Evil apple. | One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

1950s. Evil apple. | One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

a piece of  vintage advertising history

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a piece of vintage advertising history

History chanel has gone downhill over the past years...it used to be my favorite chanel. Now it's bad reality TV.

History chanel has gone downhill over the past years...it used to be my favorite chanel. Now it's bad reality TV.

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History (Sugar is Good For You!), Part 2

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History (Sugar is Good For You!), Part 2

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2 - BuzzFeed Mobile

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

1950s. Unbelievable. | One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2 ... That's it! Where's my time machine?!?

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

1950s. Unbelievable. | One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2 ... That's it! Where's my time machine?!?

Copy from above ad. Read how insidious it is — a PR master class. | One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2

Copy from above ad. Read how insidious it is — a PR master class. | One Of The Biggest Con Jobs In Advertising History, Part 2