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From Calendars With High School Stereotypes to Controversial Cultural

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Jul 25, 2009   Updated: Apr 14 2011
No matter what your socioeconomic status, ethnic heritage or career is, chances are there are some associated stereotypes.

The innovations below play upon stereotypes in a viral way, whether it’s through being offensive, hilarious, insightful, condescending or downright naughty.

Implications - While it can be considered mean to place anyone in a category, stereotypes can also allow for a deeper understanding of a consumer subset. The interests, demands and behaviors of any particular consumer group is highlighted through stereotypes. Even the most offensive stereotypes can shed light into what will catch the attention of a certain group, which is extremely beneficial for brands hoping to understand their needs and wants.