Brands Volley for Advantage With US Open Activations

The U.S. Open provides access to hundreds of thousands of tennis fans and millions of viewers for weeks at a time–and brands want a piece of that audience. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens had 776,120 fans on the grounds during the two weeks of the…

USTA Uses AR to Celebrate 50 Years of Equal Prize Money at the US Open

To celebrate 50 years of equal prize money for male and female competitors at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) worked with XR agency Trigger XR to create an augmented reality lens for social platforms inspired by tennis icon Billie Jean King, who originally advocated for equal pay for women. The…

Watch the newest commercials from Hulu, Morgan Stanley, Little Caesars and more

Pro tennis player Leylah Fernandez stars in the latest from Morgan Stanley.

Full-Scale Racing Simulators – Cooler Master's Dyn X Simulator Replicates a Car Cockpit

( The Dyn X racing simulator from Cooler Master is a modular system that offers versatility and comfort for virtual racing and flying enthusiasts. It consists of two main components: a racing seat and…

Paper Tree Transforms Japantown in San Francisco With AR Origami Sculptures

Immersive content and design firm Rock Paper Reality recently collaborated with Google’s Geospatial Creator and Adobe Aero to create an augmented reality experience that showcases some of the possibilities available for brands and businesses using Google’s and Adobe’s tech. Rock Paper Realty created a location-based AR experience for the Paper Tree origami store in San…

Duracell Picks BBH as Lead Creative Agency and VaynerMedia as Social AOR

Duracell has two new agencies to power its marketing, picking Publicis-owned BBH USA as its new lead creative agency in the U.S. and entrusting VaynerMedia with its social marketing. The Berkshire Hathaway-owned brand held a pitch over the summer that it ran internally to pick a new agency to replace Wieden+Kennedy. The indie agency has…

Creator and influencer trends brand marketers need to know about right now

This week: Khaby Lame joins Fortnite, Snapchat leans further into AI and more.

Cola-Cola is using AI-generated QR codes to share its latest Coke Studio song

The brand commissioned the image from Troy Ni, a creative technologist and artist who was posting similar artwork to Reddit.

Publisher Adoption for New Video Ad Specs Lag 6 Months After Introduction

New video ad classifications introduced this March–to bring more transparency to what advertisers are buying–are struggling to take hold among publishers, partly due to the ever-increasing list of publisher priorities and fears of impacts to revenue. The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) last August threw its weight behind video inventory transparency. After receiving feedback that the…

Inside Nissan’s ‘Heisman House’ campaign with Zillow, college football star Caleb Williams and influencers

How the automaker is trying to keep the 13-year-old campaign fresh under its new CMO.

1982: McDonald’s vira máquina do tempo para promover segunda temporada de “Loki”

McDonalds Loki

Uma unidade do McDonald’s em Nova York se transformou em um portal para 1982, graças a uma parceria com a Marvel para promover a segunda temporada de “Loki”. Por que isso é importante: Além da divulgação da série do MCU, esta transformação retro é parte de uma estratégia de marketing do McDonald’s para celebrar sua …

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The top 5 celebrity brand collabs you need to know about right now

Ad Age’s take on the hottest celebrity marketing moves of the past month.

Agile marketing—how B2B marketers are targeting their best customers

Data, analytics and martech tools help deliver relevant and persuasive messaging.

Virgin Atlantic Is Not Doing Inclusion Quietly

We live in an era that’s been defined in part by the ugliness of the culture wars pervading media. Nevertheless, major brands have attempted to widen their consumer bases by proactively representing and championing LGBTQ+ communities. But post-pandemic, one aviation brand in particular has caught the attention of travelers by showcasing its internal mantra of…

Why advertisers aren’t moving to streaming TV as quickly as viewers

New research finds the majority of TV consumption is streaming, but agencies say ad spend still favors linear.

Brand Rewind: Inside Nickelodeon’s First, Splat-tastic Brand Refresh in 14 Years

The Splat is back. Launching in 1979 as a channel just for kids, Nickelodeon debuted its iconic Splat logo as the first on-air branding for the network in 1989. And though the company got away from the sigil over the years in favor of its well-known logo mark, the Splat has now returned in Nickelodeon’s…

Nielsen and TV networks clash again over Amazon data as MRC debates adoption

Nielsen says networks had months to integrate their own streaming data, but networks deny meaningful talks happened. 

How Stagwell creatives helped Jon Batiste build a fantastical visual world for his new album

Agencies Doner and Wolfgang, under Chief Creative Officer Colin Jeffery, developed a logo, album art and more for the Grammy Award-winning artist.

Com novo restaurante conceito em São Paulo, McDonald’s demonstra práticas sustentáveis

McDonald Sustentável

Para demonstrar suas práticas sustentáveis, o McDonald’s inaugurou um restaurante conceito na região da Avenida Paulista, em São Paulo. A proposta é que a loja seja um manifesto da marca sobre como fast-food e sustentabilidade podem andar de mãos dadas. Detalhes: • Estrutura: A estrutura do restaurante é feita de madeira engenheirada, produzida a partir …

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YouTube Works 2023: com domínio de Mondel?z, plataforma celebra o melhor da publicidade no ano


O YouTube revelou nesta terça, dia 29, os vendedores da premiação anual YouTube Works Award. O objetivo é reconhecer a criatividade e impacto de campanhas publicitárias veiculadas na plataforma, funcionando como uma espécie de termômetro do que está funcionando no YouTube. A Mondelez foi a grande vencedora da premiação, levando três troféus, incluindo o prêmio …

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