It’s funny, so many of my friends pay more attention to Blockbuster’s ads now, but then they also tell me about it, and it then gives me another opportunity to gripe about Blockbuster and Facebook.
In case you’re wondering, the only reason I continue to be a fan of Blockbuster is for research purposes. I was never a fan of Blockbuster, at least not since I was around 12 and I thought it was cool to drop the VHS tapes off in the chute.
The latest screen shot comes via Chris Wilson of The Marketing Fresh Peel blog:
For those who want to catch up on the discussion, read the posts and comments on the Facebook Roundtable (with Adam Broitman, Howard Greenstein, Jeremiah Owyang, and Seni Thomas), coverage of an ironic incident of these social ads, and the mega comment post that started it all.
It might be fun to run a Photoshop contest to who can provide the best illustration (not a live example) of the last brand they’d ever want their own image promoting. If you’re game to take part, mention it in the comments. I’m heading on the road for a couple weeks but could kick off the contest before leaving. And yes, there’d be some prize for the winners.