Judging from these two ads, you could definitely think that –
When looking at these two ads separately, you may not think much of it – they are funny ads both targeting men.
However, when you put the two example next two each, commonalities appear:
– Women are only in secondary roles – they are to be dated and to be pursued.
– The women never get to interact with the app or the smartwatch – I guess a woman does not want gadgets – they may be just too complicated for her…
– Also, these ads remind us of how superficial women are: Terrible food over dinner will lead to the end of a date (not actually the personality of the man). We are supposed to be impressed by a guy’s use of gadgets… and chose our partner on his ability to create a moment, because dating a loser who drops his glass is not possible?!
But I’m glad to read that we are now being thought of:
Designing The Next Generation of Wearables, with Women in Mind.