Have you ever wondered if we will look back at this period in time and shake our heads in disbelief… how did we allow technology to make us dumber and create societal disengagement. If you had a career in sales… how did I allow the product to be the message?
Do we now live in the age of digital narcissism? Are we witnessing the destruction of good manners and etiquette? Is written language being butchered by social media shorthand? Is the facade of ‘social following’ masking the absence of human connection? Is the avalanche of content across our screens driving digital distraction and destroying our ability to ponder and learn?
This short clip from Mad Men is more documentary that entertainment… and the advertisements below it are from the same era. They will make your jaw drop with laughter or anger… yet they are all 100% real. The appalling thing is that these types of ads are still happening today in many third world countries!
To see a 10 other adverts from history that you just can’t do today. at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/jaw-dropping-marketing-you-wont-believe-tony-j-hughes?trk=mp-reader-card