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Samsung’s creepy new ad ditches iPhone bashing, turns to nightmare-inducing memes [video]

Samsung SSD 840 Ad

Samsung (005930) seemed to hit its stride with a series of ads that bashed Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone and the legions of consumers who line up for it each year, but the company is trying something new to pitch one of its latest solid state drives: nightmare-inducing memes. Samsung’s new ad for the SSD 840 taps Web celebrity Laina Morris of “Overly Attached Girlfriend” fame, and while we’re not sure Samsung will sell any laptop drives with this new spot, it will definitely leave a lasting impression. Nothing we can write here will prepare you for what you are about to see — the full ad is embedded below.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content.

Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment. His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.