Advertisers finally able to market using cameraphones, search for civilization continues

Jesse D. Lewin
J. Lewin|03.05.05

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Jesse D. Lewin
March 5th, 2005
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While Paris Hilton's photos have made it abundantly clear why we like cameras in our phones, the Man has stumbled onto the one other usage of cameraphones that garners attention.  Following a trend set by Qwest, Toyota, and Kodak, Pontiac has launched their "Catch a G6" contest, with $1M going to the winning picture of Oprah's favorite giveaway auto.  According to the USA Today, cameraphones have reached a critical mass wherein they can be used by advertisers.  We sure are glad nothing else has reached such a stage of blatant commercialization.  Of course now that we've said it, our designer toaster will burn Jiff peanut butter logos into our bread within the year.

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