Samsung's trolling of Apple is kind of cringeworthy

There was a time when brands thought carefully before criticising rivals in ad campaigns. Knocking copy was seen as poor sportsmanship and there was always the risk that highlights a rival's weaknesses rather than your own strengths could backfire. 

That seems to have change of late, and it seems Samsung just can't stop mocking Apple. Even if it's not very clear what it's point is. It's just rolled out another batch of Apple-bashing adds that don't say a great deal about its own products (for example of truly clever ads, see our pic of the best print adverts.

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Joseph Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.