Current TV and T-Mobile are teaming up again to challenge the cable channel’s viewers to send in video ads online, promoting the wireless company’s products. The two companies previously ran a contest for viewers to send in potential ads promoting T-Mobile’s “Fav 5” campaign where winning submissions were voted for online and eventually broadcast on-air. The latest contest centers on T-Mobile’s Sidekick LX device, and closes on February 25, 2008. Current has run several Viewer-Created Ad Messages (VCAM) Assignments since it was launched in 2005.
Google sparked a small firestorm last week as reports surfaced that its intelligent assistant device Google Home delivered an unsolicited advertisement to unsuspecting owners.
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