Media & Entertainment (173)
E-books go ‘ooh la la’!
According to the Wall Street Journal, since the emergence of e-books, erotic novels have rocketed up to the top of best-seller lists. In the Unites States, 40% of books considered risqué were released in digital format only.
Why it matters
E-books have allowed people to exercise more discretion in public areas without the book covers broadcasting what they are looking at to strangers. While social media has encouraged people to share what they do with others, there are some personal habits that we want to remain private. Are there other businesses that could benefit by helping consumers be more discreet and avoid public embarrassment?
Nintendo’s Wii game console is leaving the living room, and so are the folks who now spend their time at ‘Play Berlin‘. The bowling hall-like venue is Germany’s first (unofficial) Wii lounge, where people meet up, play Wii games and have a drink. Special weekly events such as ladies’ nights or the weekly championship attract a playful crowd.
The new Axe Excite (Lynx in the UK) campaign was brought to life digitally by locking the Axe angels from the Axe Excite TVC and filming them for two weeks in a specially designed Heaven On Earth house. Consumers were able to see more content (featured exclusively online) if they stayed on the website for longer, provided a product code or if they shared the website via social networks.