Anthropomorphism, or personification, is attribution of human form or other characteristics to anything other than a human being. Examples include depicting deities with human form and ascribing human emotions or motives to forces of nature, such as hurricanes or earthquakes.Anthropomorphism has ancient roots as a literary device in storytelling, and also in art. Most cultures have traditional fables with anthropomorphised animals, which can stand or talk like humans, as characters.The word anthropomorphism was first used in the mid-1700s. The word derives from the Greek ἄνθρωπος (ánthrōpos), "human", and μορφή (morphē), "shape" or "form".
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  • The 7 deadly brand social media sins, illustrated

    … Brands are so prone to jumping on the social media bandwagon at the wrong moment (or in the wrong way) that it’s almost become expected of them. Pittsburgh ad agency Brunner wants to coax them away from the abyss — with a series of short, animated videos starring an anthropomorphized brand who acts out seven “Social Media Faux Pas” routinely made…

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