Twitter awash in 'Mad Men' ad-vatars
The combination of Twitter and Mad Men, two things marketing people love, is killer. That's why Twitter is now alive with ad people who have transformed their avatars into Mad Men animations, courtesy of MadMenYourself. The promotional site, created by Deep Focus, is the latest entry into the pantheon of avatar applications, such as Elf Yourself and Simpsonize Me. MadMenYourself skips the photo-uploading route for a customization sequence to build your own old-school ad person. The Twitter option is a nice touch. Above are some favorite representations:
@ischafer. Ian Schafer, CEO of Deep Focus.
The effort has also helped to spark quite a bit of Twitter chatter about the
—Posted by Brian Morrissey
Thanks for the fun portrait gallery, Brian. But--here's irony for you. MadMen app has gone viral, every client's dream, but even intrigued journalist can't remember name of the brand--AMC.
Posted by: Helen Klein Ross aka AdBroad | Jul 31, 2009 2:13:30 PM
Whoops, that was my fault.
Posted by: Tim Nudd | Jul 31, 2009 2:58:46 PM
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