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  • Robocall Limits Set Back by Federal Appeals Court
    An appeals court threw out part of a Federal Communications Commission regulation aimed at reducing automated telephone pitches, weakening a 2015 effort to squelch the scourge of so-called robocalls.The rule was aimed at calls generated by auto-dialing devices. But its language was too broad, and could be construed to prohibit calls from any smartphone, the […]
  • Wendy's Sticks with Fresh Not Frozen Beef Message, Shakes Off Protest Heat
    The Golden Arches hasn't responded to Wendy's numerous taunts and won't start national advertising about fresh beef until more restaurants across the country begin selling it this spring.Among fast-food eaters, the percentage who say they've heard positive buzz about Wendy's increased after the March 6 dose of "freezer burn" on Twitter, but the percentage who'd […]
  • Another Nike Exec Departs Amid Conduct Review
    A second Nike Inc. executive is departing the company as it conducts a review of improper conduct at the athletic-apparel giant.Jayme Martin, VP and general manager of global categories at Nike, is no longer with the company, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Martin reported to Trevor Edwards, president of Nike's brand […]
  • The Top 5 Most Creative Brand Ideas of the Week
    In this week's edition, Oregon becomes something out of a Miyazaki film, Nike develops a fun test for its running shoes, JFK delivers his "final" speech, students get free (bad) press for NRA-supporting brands, and "Westworld" comes to life. Continue reading at
  • JWT Worldwide Creative Chief Exits; Agency Has No Plans to Replace Role
    J. Walter Thompson has parted ways with Worldwide Chief Creative Officer Matt Eastwood as part of a "structural decision," according to Worldwide CEO Tamara Ingram."We are reimagining the future of the agency," said Ingram in a statement. "This was a structural decision that will allow us to be more agile, leverage our collective global bench […]
  • Kroger to Stop Selling Magazines About Assault-Style Guns
    Kroger Co., the largest supermarket chain in the U.S., will remove publications about assault rifles from its stores, wading further into the U.S. debate on gun control.The move comes a few weeks after the grocer joined Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods in tightening gun restrictions in the aftermath of the deadly school shooting last month […]
  • How Facebook Is Luring Media Partners to Its Planned Video News Hub
    Facebook's latest media ambitions include long-form news programs, too.Details are starting to emerge about the news section Facebook has said it will build in its fledgling Watch video hub, apparently partly as an effort to encourage reputable information to compete with fake news. Axios reported this week that the news tab in Watch will arrive […]
  • Dawn Hudson Steps Down as NFL's Chief Marketing Officer
    Just days after its chief operating officer quit to run Seattle's proposed NHL expansion team, the National Football League finds itself in search of a new marketing head.Dawn Hudson on Friday told The Wall Street Journal she was stepping down as chief marketing officer of the NFL, a post she'd held since September 2014. Hudson, […]
  • Watch the Newest Ads on TV From Fruit of the Loom, Google, State Farm and More
    Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than eight million smart TVs. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time yesterday.A few highlights: Google serves up another in a series […]
  • L'Oreal Buys ModiFace to Get Edge in Beauty Augmented Reality and AI
    L'Oreal has purchased leading beauty tech firm ModiFace for an undisclosed sum to bolster its digital-technology effort, giving it an apparent edge over rivals in augmented reality and arttificial intelligence for beauty. Terms were not disclosed.The 11-year-old Toronto-based company has been providing services for L'Oreal at least since 2014, when Garnier used ModiFace technology to […]

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  • 10 Brand Activations That Weren’t to Be Missed at This Year’s SXSW
    Each year, brand marketers come to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, to showcase immersive activations for the festival's thousands of attendees. This year, brands brought their best experiential marketing efforts, though it did feel a little more strategic and calculated than in the past. Check out the big activations below, from HBO's Westworld to...
  • David Miami Announces Key Leadership Changes Following Co-Founder Departures
    A few months after two of its co-founders left to launch a new venture, David Miami has announced a series of major leadership changes. Fernando Musa, who took over as the agency's chairman after departure of CCOs Anselmo Ramos and Gaston Bigio, announced a series of promotions and the creation of a new creative leadership...
  • Is Social Media Making Us Elitist?
    For years, we've known that social media platforms inspire jealousy. A 2013 study showed that people fall into a "spiral of envy" when Facebook reveals that their friends are excelling or leading glamorous lives. Scientific American reported that many studies indicate that "spending a lot of time on Facebook is linked to diminished well-being," with...
  • Facebook Lite Is Not Just for Emerging Markets Anymore
    Facebook introduced its Facebook Lite Android application in June 2015, saying at the time that it was designed for emerging markets and areas with poor connectivity. This week, the app is being rolled out in more developed markets as a lightweight alternative to the social network's flagship Android app. Facebook confirmed that Facebook Lite is...
  • Sony Debuts Virtual Reality Mapping Technology in Groundbreaking Music Video at SXSW
    Sony closed out its week-long activation at South by Southwest with some fluffy clouds, a cash bar, special musical performances and a new type of virtual reality experience. The second half of Sony's activation, which ran from March 15-16, concluded with the debut of artist Khalid's "Young, Dumb and Broke" VR music video. For the...
  • JWT Eliminates the Worldwide Chief Creative Officer Role
    J. Walter Thompson Co. today announced that it is eliminating the position of worldwide chief creative officer. Matt Eastwood, who has held that position since July 2014, will leave to "pursue other interests," according to the agency's statement. "We are reimagining the future of the agency," Tamara Ingram, JWT Worldwide CEO, said in a statement....
  • The Seattle Mariners, Whose Ads Are Always a Hit, Just Rolled Out Their 2018 Spots
    Few agencies have as strong a relationship with a sports franchise as Copacino+Fujikado has with the Seattle Mariners. Each year, the Seattle agency rolls out a slew of wry spots starring players from the current roster--and focusing at least as much on their personality and humor as their on-field accomplishments. C+F and the Mariners have...
  • How Technology Will Continue to Refine People-Based Marketing
    Ever since "people-based marketing" was introduced at Advertising Week in 2014, it has become a strategic imperative for almost every brand. Fortune 500 companies are investing in and adopting the tech, agency media buyers are mandating it in insertion orders, and DSPs, DMPs and measurement providers are strategizing around how they can implement this into...
  • 7 Stats That Sum Up What We Learned at SXSW
    From Westworld craze to Elon Musk to dozens of branded activations, it's been a busy week for marketers at South by Southwest. For this week's recap of digital stats, we're looking at the standout numbers behind the festival that got people talking. HBO's Westworld craze HBO's recreation of Sweetwater, the world within Westworld, was one...
  • Video: What Brand Marketers Can Learn From Mondo’s SXSW House Party
    After a week filled with AI and VR, one SXSW activation is keeping it simple and artful. Mondo creates screen prints for films, TV shows, video games and comics, as well as record labels, toys and apparel. The company has a permanent gallery in Austin, Texas and during SXSW has invited festivalgoers to immerse themselves...

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  • Facebook suspends Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica
    A data analytics firm linked to both Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Brexit referendum has been banned by Facebook. Cambridge Analytica, the British firm that claimed it helped Trump get elected, has been suspended from Facebook, the company revealed.  SEE ALSO: Look at these dumb email accounts Russian trolls made to influence the 2016 […]
  • Lyft tests a bunch of 'all-access' subscription plans for frequent users
    Some frequent Lyft users are being offered monthly subscription plans. The plans have been tested at different price points for the past few months, offering "free" rides for a lump sum up front. Rides are capped at $15, so this is for short, frequent trips — not long-distance trips to the airport. SEE ALSO: The […]
  • The cast of 'Love, Simon' reveal their guilty pleasures
    Love, Simon is a coming-of-age story about a high school teen with a completely normal life, except one thing: he hasn't told his family and friends he's gay and he doesn't know identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.  We asked the cast of the movie to 'come out' with their own guilty […]
  • Apple's still trying to convince us Face ID is cool
    There are some things in life that are just unambiguously cool, like, I don't know, motorcycles. Apple's Face ID is not one of those things. And yet, as a new ad for the iPhone X unlock feature makes clear, the cutting-edge kids of Cupertino desperately want us to think otherwise.  It's not working.  SEE ALSO: […]
  • Wendy’s brought the heat to SXSW
    Paid Content by Wendy's The Mashable House is back! And as expected, it’s a must-see experience for SXSW attendees.Every year people flock to the Mashable house for the most entertaining, memorable, and Instagrammable experiences of the internet, IRL. And thanks to Wendy’s, this year was no different."Keep it Fresh, Not Frozen" PhotoBoothFrom day one (49 […]
  • This Toyota magazine ad that measures your heart rate is way too much
    Read more... {"player":{"description":null,"image":"","mediaid":"BblybAAqoV","preload":false,"title":"This Toyota magazine ad that measures your heart rate is way too much","sources":[{"file":""},{"file":""},{"file":""},{"file":""},{"file":""}]},"options":{"disableAds":false,"disableSharing":false,"nextupAction":"autoplay","embedUrl":"","standaloneUrl":null,"post":{"url":"","date":"2018-03-16T22:02:56.853Z","bp_id":70884,"wp_id":null}},"advertising":{"params":{"keywords":"","sec0":null,"sec1":"","prc":""}},"analytics":{"labels":"","videoSeriesName":null}} More about Advertising, Toyota, Interactive, Magazine, and Tech
  • Film academy president accused of sexual harassment
    Months into the reckoning of Hollywood, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the group behind the Oscars) is looking into its own leadership. John Bailey, who was elected president of the organization last year, is being investigated for sexual harassment, reports Variety.  SEE ALSO: Jennifer Lopez speaks out about her own sexual harassment […]
  • Peter Dinklage is in 'Infinity War' to make your little nerd heart explode
    All our nerdy worlds are colliding: Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage will definitely be in Avengers: Infinity War, though his role remains a mystery. Gizmodo pointed out that Dinklage's casting has been rumored for some time and that he was previously in talks but never confirmed. As of Friday, his name is on that […]
  • These 'nano-drops' could correct your vision from the comfort of your home
    A team of ophthalmologists from the Bar-Ilan University's Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials are developing eye drops to correct your vision. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Eye, Eyeglasses, Research, and See
  • Just 13 very upsetting photos of Donald Trump Jr.
    There are a lot of things that people do not like about recent divorcée Donald Trump Jr., but we can all agree that photographs of the man and his "smile" are the worst (but ultimately, the best?) part about him.  It's common knowledge that a smile is when the corners of your mouth are turned […]

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  • Outdoor ad: The Drive Skate Shop: The Drive Skateable Sandwich Board
    Rethink Canada turned one of the most traditional pieces of retail signage there is into the world’s first fully-skateable sandwich board. The result was a fun, attention-grabbing piece of outdoor that embodied the skateboarding ethos, and brought skaters to the store.Category: Retail servicesClient: The Drive Skate ShopAgency: Rethink CanadaCreative Director: Ian GraisArt Director: Vic bathCopywriter: […]
  • TV ad: Powerade: Ankles
    With Selection Sunday in the books, and the 68-team field determined, Powerade the Official Sports Drink of the NCAA is back on the sidelines for another March Madness tournament, with an entirely new brand platform, centered around power. Agency: Wieden + Kennedy, Portland.Category: Drinks, non-alcoholicClient: PoweradeAgency: Wieden + Kennedy, PortlandExecutive Creative Director: Eric BaldwinExecutive Creative […]
  • TV ad: 7 Year Warranty: 'Pinky Promise'
    Category: AutomotiveClient: KIA Motor Corporation AustraliaAgency: Innocean Worldwide AustraliaHead of Planning: scott davisExecutive Creative Director: Steve JacksonCopywriter: Taryn BosenProducer: Kate RuleProducer: Daniel FryExec Agency Producer: Craig SloaneProduction company: Goodoil FilmsDirector: Stuart BowenExecutive Producer: Juliet BishopExecutive Producer: Nicoletta RousianosExecutive Producer: Karla HenwoodSenior Agency Producer: Meredyth JuddDoP: Lachlan MilneSound Studio: Stuart MorleySound Engineer: Simon ListerPost production: THE […]
  • TV ad: 7 Year Warranty: 'The Vow'
    This campaign reminds Australians that promises shouldn't be for a limited time, with its new campaign for Kia's market leading 7 Year Warranty.Category: AutomotiveClient: KIA Motor Corporation AustraliaAgency: Innocean Worldwide AustraliaHead of Planning: scott davisExecutive Creative Director: Steve JacksonCopywriter: Taryn BosenProducer: Kate RuleProducer: Daniel FryExec Agency Producer: Craig SloaneProduction company: Goodoil FilmsDirector: Stuart BowenExecutive Producer: […]
  • TV ad: Live Drive: The Marine
    A US Marine deployed in the middle east is involved in a terrible accident while on a mission. With a new technology and a family by his side, he's able to move and live again.Category: OtherClient: Genesis RoboticsAgency: Media FarmExecutive Creative Director: Gabrielle AllenCreative Director: amit guptaProducer: Justin BellDirector: amit guptaDoP: Logan TriplettEditor: Susan MunroMusic: […]
  • TV ad: London Film Academy: Letter
    Recognised internationally as one of today’s most successful film schools, the London Film Academy (LFA) launches its new campaign created by Brazilian agency F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi. Consisting of two commercials, the campaign Think Film. Breathe Film. Live Film. promotes the Academy the only film school in the UK set up and run by women telling […]
  • TV ad: Australian Unions: Family under pressure
    This campaign is designed to highlight the failure of industrial laws in Australia and the disadvantage they have created for Australian workers and their families. Viewers are encouraged to 'join the movement for change' by going to OtherClient: ACTUAgency: The Shannon CompanyExecutive Creative Director: Bill ShannonCreative Director: Emma HillArt Director: Kim HellierDirector: James ShannonAccount […]
  • TV ad: Australian Unions: A single mum struggles
    This campaign is designed to highlight the failure of industrial laws in Australia and the disadvantage they have created for Australian workers and their families. Viewers are encouraged to 'join the movement for change' by going to OtherClient: ACTUAgency: The Shannon CompanyExecutive Creative Director: Bill ShannonCreative Director: Emma HillArt Director: Kim HellierDirector: James ShannonAccount […]
  • TV ad: Greenpeace: Team Plant
    It's time to eat less meat, Industrial meat and dairy production that threatens our forests, water, climate, and health. So Greenpeace asked when the grown-ups don't step up, what would six-year-olds do.Category: Charities & appealsClient: GreenpeaceAgency: -Art Director: Steve BlundellProducer: Harry Burnett RaeDirector: Andrew CarverDirector: Ben CarverDoP: Keidrych WasleyOther credits: PM: Alice Rosso 1st AD: […]
  • TV ad: Tostitos: Pep Talk, 60s
    Jean-Claude Van Damme stars in these "Pep Talk" spots for Tostitos via Goodby Silverstein & Partners, USA.Category: Confectionery & snacksClient: TostitosAgency: Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco

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  • It’s ‘Light the Fire’ Week on Copyblogger
    We all have those times when we’re sort of coasting … gently floating along, letting things happen the way they will. But that time is not today. 🙂 This week, we’re fired up and ready to help you get (safely, sanely) out of your comfort zone and into some serious progress. On Monday, Stefanie Flaxman […]
  • What’s Really Broken in the ‘Content Marketing Playbook’
    Sometimes it bums me out that we’ve become a culture of contrarians. Whether it’s Black Panther, 3D printing, or strawberry ice cream, there’s nothing so excellent that someone on the internet won’t tell you why you’re wrong for liking it. So sometimes it’s easy to miss the signals when a genuine problem does develop. And […]
  • How to Craft No-Brainer Marketing Offers [Free Poster]
    Want to craft high-converting offers? Below I’ll tell you how I failed multiple times over several years until I finally learned how to cap off my marketing funnels with can’t-miss deals my customers were eager to pay for. But before we dive into persuasion strategies and tactics, let’s address your own fears and hesitations. Because […]
  • 7 Unusual Signs on the Path to a Breakthrough
    It’s easy to envision that other people’s paths (career or otherwise) are somehow smoother than yours. Have you ever had thoughts like that? Notions that everyone else who has some form of success achieved it by taking smart, consecutive steps that always led them forward, while you: Take two steps forward, one step back Stop […]
  • A Potent New Content Tool and the Power of “No”
    This week we’re talking about chatbots, ruthless editing, and the impressive power of the word “No.” On Monday, I unpacked some of the reasons why I’m now a chatbot cheerleader. If you’re already familiar with this tool, feel free to mock me for not knowing about it sooner. (And really, I should have, because way […]
  • How I Learned to Love (Ruthless) Editing
    I love editing. It is, by far, my most favorite part of writing. I love editing my own work, other people’s work, bad copy on my dentist’s website … Give me a rough draft with poor sentence structure and I’ll entertain myself for hours. Most writers seem to have a tenuous relationship with editing. And […]
  • ‘No’ Is My Favorite Word
    On your own, without any way to gauge whether or not your ideas are practical or wise, you might get carried away with your creativity. That’s why the word “no” is an essential part of the professional creative life. Hearing it helps me incorporate another perspective into my vision. I actually like hearing it so […]
  • 3 Surprising Benefits of Chatbots (No Creep Factor Required)
    When you hear the word “bot,” what goes through your head? For me, it’s a toss-up: Election sabotage, death threats on Twitter, or the Cybermen. Not an awesome list of associations. But late last week, I happened to catch a session with Andrew Warner at Social Media Marketing World on how to use chatbots to […]
  • Oft-Overlooked Ways to Connect with More Prospects
    This week, we talked about forming stronger relationships with prospects. Someone may know you, but do they like you enough to remain an engaged member of your audience? On Monday, Stefanie Flaxman kicked things off by asking that very question. Be sure to try her simple exercise for uncovering what makes you likable and crafting […]
  • Do Content Writers Really Need to Think about SEO?
    In my experience, creative writing pros have an endless appetite for writing advice. How to add more color and texture to your writing, storytelling techniques, endless discussions about the serial comma and finer points of usage. Elements like copywriting and conversion strategy? That tends to start to divide people up. Some writers want to pick […]

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  • An important message from Consumer Reports
    This is our last post on We’re deeply proud of all the work we’ve done on behalf of consumers, from exposing shady practices by secretive cable companies to pushing for action against dodgy payday lenders. We’ve had a tremendous run as a standalone site. Now you’ll be able to get the same great coverage of […]
  • How Much Black Licorice Does It Take To Overdose?
    The trinity of divisive Halloween candies is made up of candy corn, marshmallow peanuts, and of course black licorice — perhaps the treat most likely to elicit either only joy or rage when it’s put into one’s candy sack. But there’s one thing that even those who stand firmly on the “love” side of this […]
  • United Plane Makes Emergency Landing Due To Smoke In The Galley
    Smoke in the cabin of a passenger airplane is a scary prospect. That’s why a plane heading from Munich, Germany to Washington Dulles International Airport made an emergency landing at Boston’s Logan Airport instead: There was smoke pouring from the plane’s galley… which may or may not have actually been caused by a fire. The […]
  • Operators Of Phony Rental Credit Check Scheme Must Pay $762K To Feds
    In January, federal regulators announced they had put a stop to an apartment rental scam in which homes (that may not exist) are listed online with the sole purpose of tricking prospective renters into paying for “credit checks” that will never be done. Now, the operators of the scheme must pay $762,000 to put an […]
  • Where Does The Cheese Belong In A Cheeseburger?
    When you think of the ideal cheeseburger, where is the cheese in the sandwich equation — is it beneath the patty, or on top of it? That is the question Google’s CEO has now promised to address, after someone questioned the company’s cheese placement in its cheeseburger emoji. Media consultant Thomas Baekdal pointed out on […]
  • Tesla Ends $1,000 Referral Credit Program
    Sure, saving $1,000 on a car that may cost you far in excess of $70,000 might seem like a minor victory, but it’s still better than nothing. But now that Tesla is becoming more of a household name and hoping to reach a more mass-market car-buying audience, it’s getting rid of even this relatively small […]
  • The Beer & Booze Company Behind Corona, Svedka & Mondavi Is Now Investing In Marijuana
    Instead of shrinking in fear from the rising green tide of legal marijuana, the parent company behind booze brands like Corona, Svedka, and Robert Mondavi is jumping right in with a big investment in the legal marijuana business. Constellation Brands Inc. is shelling out $191 million for a 9.9% stake in Canopy Growth Corp, a […]
  • Maryland To Try Sending Recall Notices With Car Registration Renewals
    Your state’s department of motor vehicles already knows what make and model of car you own, and sends you registration documents every few years that you have to open. Safety advocates have suggested including information about important vehicle recalls in vehicle registrations to make sure more people know about recalls and comply. In an experimental […]
  • Everything You Need To Know To Get Started With Obamacare Open Enrollment
    Despite repeated Congressional and Executive branch efforts, the full Affordable Care Act is still in place. That means insurance-shopping season is nearly upon us: Open Enrollment begins Nov. 1 (and ends Dec. 15). But there’s less money being spent on advertising and outreach this year, which means even the basics can be hard to get […]
  • 5 Things Experts Say You Should Know About Obamacare Open Enrollment
    If anything is true of 2017, it is this: Confusion reigns. And nowhere do we see that more than in healthcare, where failed repeal attempts, executive orders, sudden, out-of-the-blue policy changes, and general unpredictable chaos have dominated the news. But the fact remains that Americans still need access to medical care, and for those who […]

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  • It’s a Tide Ad
    David Harbour, known for his role as Chief Jim Hopper in the Netflix drama series Stranger Things, provides cameo after cameo in Procter & Gamble Super Bowl commercial “It’s A Tide Ad”. Aired during the NFL Super Bowl LII 2018, the Tide Ad series has David Harbour claiming that every time you see clean clothes […]
  • Lamb Side Story unites Australian left and right
    MLA (Meat & Livestock Australia) is running “Lamb Side Story”, an advertising campaign encouraging Australians to put aside their differences and embrace a summer ‘Lambnesty’. The commercial at the heart of the campaign provides a song and dance homage to the West Side Story musical. A modern day lamb barbecue set in a suburban cul […]
  • Don’t You Forget About Me – State Farm
    State Farm is running “Don’t You (Forget About Me)”, a commercial featuring the 1985 Simple Minds hit in the context of a soup kitchen, supporting the insurance company’s Neighborhood of Good movement. The holidays are a popular time to get involved and give back, but when the decorations come down and the season of giving […]
  • BBC One – The Supporting Act
    BBC One’s Christmas 2017 campaign featured an animated short film, “The Supporting Act”, illustrating the joy of a shared moment. The 2 minute film follows a 10-year-old girl who practices day in and day out to give the most important dance performance of her life. Her dad is always with her but he’s busy, and […]
  • Time Machine for Breast Cancer Now
    Breast Cancer Now – the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, is running “Time Machine”, a commercial raising awareness of a goal of defeating breast cancer by 2050. The Time Machine commercial follows a young girl on a secret mission – the purpose of which isn’t revealed to the viewer until the very end. Over a […]
  • I am the future – Itau Bank
    Brazilian bank Itaú Unibanco is running a commercial, “I Am The Future” (Eu sou o futuro), designed to inspire proactive engagement with the future. Narrated by Brazilian actress Fernanda Montenegro, the film discusses how people’s actions in the present can influence everyone’s future. Themes such as love, fear, uncertainty, truth, happiness, peace, differences and hope […]
  • Esso Reindeer Princess
    ExxonMobil Europe is connecting into the Christmas season with “Esso Reindeer Princess”, an online film set in Norway. The commercial explores the story of Anne, a young woman who has found her place in the Sámi tradition of reindeer racing. Growing up in her local community she felt as though she didn’t fit. However she […]
  • Otto Feliz Navidad – Christmas Together
    Germany shopping chain OTTO is running “Together It’s Christmas”, an advertising campaign centred on the classic Christmas song “Feliz Navidad”. Set in the middle of the Bolivian mountains, the Together It’s Christmas commercial (Gemeinsam wird’s Weihnachten) shows a bus journey going awry after a landslide. With no help in sight, the passengers come to realise […]
  • Système U Christmas Instore
    Système U stores in France are running a Christmas marketing campaign with a television commercial highlighting one of the founding values of the company : proximity. U’s merchants come from the region where their store is located. Their commitments in local life, taken independently, are daily embodied in the actions of their stores – both […]
  • NZ Police Recruitment on the run
    The New Zealand Police has launched a fast paced recruitment video as part of the New Cops campaign to attract hundreds of new recruits. They’re looking for a diverse range who can form a team that represents and understands all communities of New Zealand. The NZ Police recruitment film features over 70 actual cops. The […]

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  • “Play today’s top hits”
    Hoping to no longer rely on Siri or Alexa, Spotify is working on voice recognition to help build their own voice interface with smart speakers. They are testing a microphone icon with some of their users within the iOS app. Spotify users should be able to get their favorite songs, artist and playlists much faster […]
  • Lyft Prepares for SXSW
    South by Southwest is a large music festival throughout Austin, TX where thousands of people will need a ride. This year, Lyft is the official ride-hailing app for SXSW. So, Lyft has geared up by creating a branded pit stop for their drivers with those bright-pink logo sticks out front. Hundreds of drivers will stop […]
  • Good Samaritan
    Are you a good Samaritan? Would you stop to help someone broke down on the side of the road or would you drive by? For Good Samaritan Day, Burger King staged a car fire stunt on the side of a highway, surprising those kind, or brave, enough to stop and help with a special reward […]
  • Book an unusual place to stay.
    Have you ever wanted to stay in an unusual place to have a truly unique vacation experience? A treehouse in Ohio, perhaps, or a lighthouse in Massachusetts or the Field of Dreams farm house?Well, now you can. The Book It List on is offering lists of unique property locations in major cities, in the […]
  • Free rides with Uber Health
    Healthcare professionals indicate the no-show rates in the US are as high a 30% for doctor’s appointments just due to lack of transportation. Uber has teamed up with over 100 healthcare organizations to create a service that will allow hospitals, clinics, rehab and physical therapy centers coordinate rides for patients, which will not only help […]
  • Next exit: McDonalds
    In what can easily be described as a bold move by McDonalds, they’ve used a minimalist approach in their latest outdoor campaign “Follow The Arches” by only showing portions of their golden arches logo to direct customers to their nearest location.McDonalds is betting big on brand recognition with a nice visual twist on directional billboards, and a […]
  • Lacoste helping to save endangered species
    Clothing brand Lacoste for the first time in its 85 years, will temporarily replace its iconic crocodile logo with those of 10 endangered animals. It’s all part of a campaign to help save the worlds most endangered species. The number of polo shirts produced in each series corresponds to remaining animal population sizes that are […]
  • Girl power
    This Thursday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day and to celebrate Barbie is honoring 17 historical and modern role models with new Barbie dolls. The dolls feature inspiring women such as pilot Amelia Earheart, artist Frida Kahlo and Olympian Chloe Kim. The Inspiring Women Series is a continuing trend of Barbie providing girls a multitude […]
  • Pie top fade
    March Madness is upon us and all that comes with it – the classic buzzer beaters and broken brackets. The excitement is so enthralling, you won’t want miss any of the hoops action. So, to help us couch potatoes, Pizza Hut unveiled its second edition of its “Pie Tops” sneakers to enhance the home-viewing experience […]
  • Subway Barr car
    Full House, Will & Grace, X-Files and now everyone’s favorite working-class family, Roseanne. What’s old is new again with long standing and loved television shows coming back for a second go.To drive awareness of the show's return, ABC is transporting viewers into the show by wrapping one of the New York City shuttle trains to look […]

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