The hashtag #earthquake trended in South Africa after residents in Cape Town felt tremors from an earthquake south of the continent. Many experienced a…
This is brilliant. Not the gold for South Africa’s lightweight four rowing team. Sure that’s brilliant if you’re South African. What people from around the globe will be able to appreciate though is Durex’s quick response to it.
The South African office of the condom brand tweeted out a picture of a rower, along with a bottle of its lubricant and the text, “it’s all in the stroke”. A quick, clever, relevant pun that alludes to sexuality — that’s a definite advertising win.
— Durex South Africa (@DurexSA) August 2, 2012
Now where were the people behind that ad during last year’s social media cock up?