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Magical Moving Photo Type Ads Due for Limited Copies of Entertainment Weekly

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Posted by: sue
August 20, 2009, 11:18 AM

Thanks to everyone who emailed today regarding the news of a clever real world Muggle marketing and advertising campaign that will echo the moving photos seen in the Daily Prophet. The BBC reports that on September 18, readers in LA  and New York who purchase a copy of Entertainment Weekly will see their issue contain special video -in-print ads. These will be "slim-line screens - around the size of a mobile phone display," and have a "chip technology used to store the video - described as similar to that used in singing greeting cards - [which] is activated when the page is turned." The Telegraph also reports that these 90 second video ads will "show clips from future CBS programmes and an advert for a diet cola."

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That is cool!

Posted by on August 21, 2009, 04:45 AM report to moderator
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Woah! That sounds so cool! I wonder if there’s any way I can get that issue of EW over here — I wanna see that! :)

Posted by Kissa on August 21, 2009, 05:12 AM report to moderator
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Great, It’s an other prove of how much JKR teaches all of us!!!

Posted by ~ Asi ~ on August 21, 2009, 07:16 AM report to moderator
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Oh hahaha that really makes me laugh. And I’m so proud of HP and I’ll always be glad to live in a world that has been influenced by it. It’ll make our lives feel even more magical!

Posted by BewareoftheNargles {WBM} on August 21, 2009, 07:18 AM report to moderator
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Ahhh i want one! why are they only selling them in NYC and LA!? I realllllyyy want one i hope that theyll sell them other places!

Posted by iloveeeharrypotter on August 21, 2009, 08:01 AM report to moderator
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They need to do that for movie trailers

Posted by LunaMum on August 21, 2009, 08:25 AM report to moderator
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amazing. hurry up future! its strange how the further we go technologically the closer we get to magic!!

Posted by Mugglemadness on August 21, 2009, 08:30 AM report to moderator
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incredible!

Posted by ellabellatrix on August 21, 2009, 09:02 AM report to moderator
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Wow!!!!!!!

Posted by Astha on August 21, 2009, 09:32 AM report to moderator
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Amazing!!

Posted by Hermione_Granger1987 on August 21, 2009, 10:27 AM report to moderator
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That’s so awesome! I want one :)

Posted by hp29 [ROAR!] on August 21, 2009, 11:12 AM report to moderator
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oh wow!! that is amazing! eckeltricity rocks ;)

Posted by MiliMalfoy [FTC!] on August 21, 2009, 11:16 AM report to moderator
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ah those muggles!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on August 21, 2009, 11:18 AM report to moderator
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Wow. I hope to see video of these advertisements surface online, if I am unable to view them physically!

Posted by Kirk on August 21, 2009, 11:26 AM report to moderator
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NEAT! must get my hands on a copy of that EW. :)

Posted by emdash84 on August 21, 2009, 12:06 PM report to moderator
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