Groan: GoDaddy to Air Real Woman Quitting Job During Super Bowl

GoDaddy, taking a break from their usual marketing of casual sexism, is using the Super Bowl to give one woman the career ruining opportunity of a lifetime. During the game, the company will air an ad featuring one REAL LIFE woman quitting her job. FOR THE WHOLE WORLD TO SEE! » 1/28/14 5:00pm 1/28/14 5:00pm

GoDaddy Ads Should Be Less Gross From Now On

GoDaddy, that website hosting company that has a stronger brand association with "trying-too-hard 'sExY' Super Bowl ads" than with, uh, actual website hosting, has announced plans to tone it down. Let's all pour one out for the boobies commercials we'll never know. » 11/01/13 6:40pm 11/01/13 6:40pm

23 Women File Class Action Lawsuit Against Gross Revenge Porn Site

Just how far does the Communications Decency Act go? A group of women who have signed on to a class action lawsuit against the owners of revenge porn site Texxxan.com — and its hosting company, the always-charming GoDaddy — are about to find out. Their suit seeks to prosecute for invasion of privacy and mental… » 1/22/13 3:15pm 1/22/13 3:15pm

GoDaddy Goes After Lucrative Idiot Demographic With New Naked Lady Ad

Before internet domain hosting service GoDaddy was famous for backing the SOPA bill and pissing off the whole internet, the company was known for airing inscrutable but irritatingly sexist ads. So what's the damaged brand doing to win back some of its ex customers? Making an even more inscrutable, even stupider ad,… » 1/24/12 5:15pm 1/24/12 5:15pm

This Year's Super Bowl Ads: All About Girl Power!

Remember how last year the Super Bowl commercials were all misogynistic and ew gross boy stuff? This year they're throwing us ladies a bone. With Kim Kardashian! Is it still the year of the woman or was that last year? » 1/12/11 5:00pm 1/12/11 5:00pm

GoDaddy Pays $500,000 Penance For Crappy Ads

What do you do when your name is mostly synonymous with ridiculously demeaning ads? Give $500,000 to create a women's clinic! Let's review exactly what GoDaddy is trying to whitewash. » 12/14/10 2:22pm 12/14/10 2:22pm

High School Slander Site Shut Down

In another sign that officials are taking cyberbullying more seriously, GoDaddy has shut down peoplesdirt.com, which Maryland attorney general calls, "a slander, defamation Web site for high school students." Peoplesdirt.com "caused despair for students," says a Bethesda principal. [Washington Post] » 6/10/09 5:40pm 6/10/09 5:40pm

Date Rape And Abortion No Match For Men Playing With Their Balls On…

• Singer Amanda Palmer (of the Dresden Dolls) is in trouble with British censors over her ironic pop song "Oasis" about date rape, abortion and slut-shaming. It's catchy, though.• » 2/04/09 5:40pm 2/04/09 5:40pm