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02-05-2013, 11:51 PM
Hank Chinaski
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Originally Posted by Jet View Post
Honestly man it shocked me as well. There is no 'official' Skittles channel showing it, but if they didn't want this showing, they would have had Youtube take it down by now. They have always been somewhat edgy, and this is on the very edge. The bride face shot is friggin hilarious.

Genius marketing IMHO.
Agree, great job of viral marketing. I doubt they had any intention of having it air, and instead wanted it to go viral on Youtube. 13M views between the two top hits!

I bet you more companies will be doing risque commercials like that. Really, I'm sure whatever backlash they received is hugely outweighed by people who thought it was funny and creative.

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