Nivea has employed an elaborate — and somewhat cruel — prank on German bystanders to advertise a new product.
An unassuming woman sitting at the airport looks up to see someone reading a newspaper with her face splashed across the front page.
Next, a broadcast over the public announcement system says to report any sighting of a wanted person, then describes the woman's clothes and height as she looks around, puzzled. An airport television reads "Breaking News" and the anchor says there is a dangerous and unpredictable woman on the loose. People stare and start to approach the woman, who looks terrified that she's been billed as a criminal.
Well, that's one way to advertise deodorant.
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Nivea aired footage of the prank, calling it 'Stress Test,' in its new commercial for Nivea Stress Protect Spray. The video has been viewed more than 4 million times on YouTube since the company uploaded it last week.
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