For World Emoji Day, Emojibator launched a video campaign - Technical.ly Philly

Business

Jul. 17, 2018 1:04 pm

For World Emoji Day, Emojibator launched a video campaign

The vibrator startup's founders took to the streets of Brooklyn to ask strangers really personal questions about their sex lives. “How public is this video?”

Emojibator founders Kris Fretz (center) and Joe Vela (right, in the banana suit) asked people about sex.

(Courtesy video)

Gone are the days when Emojibator cofounder Joe Vela would use a pseudonym to promote his company’s flagship product, an eggplant-emoji-shaped vibrator.

Two years after the launch of the product, you can find Vela donning a banana costume and asking strangers on the streets of Brooklyn about masturbation, booty calls and their most awkward sexual experiences.

For World Emoji Day (it’s a thing), the Fishtown-based company released the first episode of Sex With Strangers, a web video campaign where Vela and cofounder Kris Fretz interview random people about their sexual habits.

“We wanted to show normal people talking about sex, and we wanted to do it in our own silly way,” Vela told Technical.ly in an email. “Emojibator’s mission has always been to engage audiences in conversations about sex and masturbation, so we literally went out and talked with strangers on the street.”

The first video corralled a half dozen millennials in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. We asked Vela if the next episode would be in Philly.

“That’s a great idea,” Vela said. “I think we should…”

Peep the four-minute video below:

-30-
JOIN THE COMMUNITY, BECOME A MEMBER
Already a member? Sign in here

Advertisement

How a Philly company is building online communities around chronic conditions

Kapsul Air’s ‘smart’ air conditioner actually cools

1776’s new accelerator for ‘regulated industry’ startups could come to Philly

SPONSORED

Philly

Clients and community come first for Vanguard employees

Center City Area

Inspire

Product Manager

Apply Now
Chesterbrook, PA

Deacom

Creative Content Writer – Tech

Apply Now
Chesterbrook, PA

Deacom

EDI Developer/Analyst

Apply Now

These startups are repping Philly’s biotech community at a national competition

For traveling jiu-jitsu heads, tech comes to the rescue

Catch a demo of Tern Water’s smart faucet at #HealthyPhilly

SPONSORED

Philly

UX, UArts and the importance of human-centered design

Philadelphia

Perpay

Product Designer

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Inspire

Associate Product Manager

Apply Now
30 S 15th St #1400, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Inspire

Fall 2018 – Cleantech Connect Project Mentee

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!