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Groupon: Deceptive Marketing in IPO Spotlight

Kendrick Nguyen | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business
Kendrick Nguyen

Going public is a dream for most start-ups and their loyal employees and investors. But getting there can be a nightmare.

Groupon PULLS Controversial Super Bowl Ads

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Groupon announced on Thursday that it is pulling its controversial Super Bowl commercials from the air. In a blog post, Groupon CEO Andrew Mason apo...

O'Donnell Strongly Backs Controversial Groupon Tibet Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell strongly defended the controversial Super Bowl ads put out by Groupon on his Tuesday show. One of Groupon's ads has drawn fire fro...

Groupon and Kenneth Cole: Trafficking in Human Misery

Catherine Ventura | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Catherine Ventura

While most of Cole's provocative ads suggest positive change, his "it's all about me" appropriations of real loss and tragedy, like the Groupon ad, minimize the very real suffering of countries, communities, and cultures.

Groupon's Offensive Super Bowl Ad Makes Tibetan Cause Relevant Again

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Guys, seriously, Groupon did a good thing, okay? Because after they aired that Super Bowl ad about Tibetans-being-oppressed-but-who-gives-a-shit-when-we-can-save-money, we're actually talking about Tibet today.

WATCH: Conan Unveils Even More Offensive Groupon Ad

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This year's Super Bowl had its fair share of funny commercials, but one ad campaign did not have people laughing. Groupon's controversial Tibet co...

Groupon CEO Defends Controversial Tibet Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason defended his company's controversial Super Bowl ad about Tibet in a blog post on Monday. Mason said that the ad had been misc...

Groupon Backpedals After Controversial Super Bowl Ads

AllThingsD | Tricia Duryee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Groupon is planning to respond this afternoon to the thousands of people who flooded its Facebook and Twitter channels, and is pulling the most contro...

Groupon's Controversial Super Bowl Ad

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here's a Super Bowl ad the social media universe quickly voiced displeasure with (and it's raking up many more dislikes than likes on YouTube): Groupo...