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Robinhood to air Super Bowl ad

The stock trading app that everyone loved, then hated, will be spending plenty of money to try and get back in the good graces of investors everywhere.

Robinhood logo displayed on a phone screen and GameStop logo displayed on a laptop screen are seen in this illustration photo taken in Poland on January 31, 2021. Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Stonks will meet the Super Bowl on Sunday as Robinhood, briefly the worst-rated app on Google last week, has bought commercial time during the game from CBS.

If you moderately follow current events or have a bro in your office that’s “hella into cryptocurrency, man,” you’re likely aware of the retail brokerage investment app that has been partially credited with extreme rises in the price of certain stocks such as GameStop. When Robinhood halted trading on some stocks of huge volatility last week, enabled by Redditors fading heavily short-sold companies, the retail investors were shut out while hedge funds and investment banks continued to trade unencumbered. It made for some furious account holders as well as terrific memes.

You can check out the ad here if you’re looking to get as many of these out of the way as possible ahead of the game so you can actually take a bathroom break.

The crisis only seemed to marginally hurt Robinhood, who saw 600,000 people download their app last Friday alone. But a bit of good PR probably won’t hurt considering the barbarians at the gate as of last week.