[Ads-l] censored = 'uncensored' ?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Sep 21 15:50:43 UTC 2015


> On Sep 21, 2015, at 8:36 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The actress in the commercial, Chrissy Teigen, shared a photo on Instagram
> earlier this year that was taken down by the site for showing a nipple. It
> became "nipplegate" in the world of social media.

Not even Nipplegate II?  Ah, Janet Jackson, how soon we forget!

LH

> One of her responses was
> to post pet photos that were "censored".
> 
> DanG
> 
> On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 7:54 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> Samsung is running a commercial that ends with a woman holding her dog up
>> to the camera.  She says "Censored." Then she covers the dog's chest with
>> her hand and says "Uncensored."
>> 
>> Then she does it again.
>> 
>> WTH?
>> 
>> JL
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