Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Google Street View Stalker

Ad agency that follows Google street view vans so that they photograph your company's advert
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Google Streetview Stalker Ltd. is an ad agency that identifies Google Streetview van routes and intercepts the Google van with its own vehicles that have your company's advertisement painted on the side and the back. The Streetview Stalker central dispatch crowdsources Google van localization by offering a cash reward to anyone who sends them the current position and heading of a Google van. A Streetview "wolfpack" of three or four vehicles then attempts to locate and keep one vehicle ahead of the van at all times so that the advert printed on the side of the Stalker vehicle is capture by the Google van's camera. Since the Google van path cannot be predicted perfectly, the wolfpack members who are not in the camera's field-of-vision attempt to leapfrog the Google van and catch it at the next intersection.
Cuit_au_Four, Aug 02 2013


       This is an American idea.
JesusHChrist, Aug 02 2013

       I generally don't believe in advertising... especially if it would be this obnoxious. If your product or service are really worth people's time, they will eventually find it on their own
Pinuzzo, Aug 02 2013

       [+] I generally believe in advertising more than I do opt-out surveillance.
FlyingToaster, Aug 02 2013

       This is a clever idea, but as soon as they notice they would start blurring it out.
mitxela, Aug 02 2013

       [+] OK and then a topless dancer standing on the corner to divert their attention...
xandram, Aug 02 2013

       Google will just fuzz out the ad like it does peoples faces. Roosevelt's little dog would be offended.
popbottle, Aug 03 2013

       bit late for all that. what's your target market? Eskimos? Amazonian tribes? I appreciate all these people need to be sold booze / fags / apple etc but how fast is broadband in these places. Surely a billboard would be more effective. Or a missionary.
notripe, Aug 13 2013


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