Banner ads on flies

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Book publishers use banner ads on flies in Germany… via Wired.

Jung von Matt/Neckar lässt für Eichborn, den Verlag mit der Fliege, 200 mit Bannern bestückte Fliegen auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse starten. To promote their exhibition stand at the Franfurt Book Fair, Eichborn the publisher with the fly prepared 200 flies with an ultra light banner. The banner was attached with natural wax. After a short time the banner dropped off by itself. And the flies were not harmed.

6 thoughts on “Banner ads on flies

  1. Matthew says:

    Its as if a some marketing guy was sitting around and thinking, “Hmmmm…. how could I possibly make ads any more annoying?” Then a fly buzzed past him and… EUREKA!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Amazingly… PETA is nowhere to be found.

  3. craig says:

    Shut your pie hole! PETA??? People for the Ethical Treatment of… FLIES?!?! Ever swat a mosquito… HIPOCRIT!!!!!

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