Colonel Sanders Just Took Over KFC's Twitter, and He's Amusingly Terrible at It Quoting himself across 18 tweets

Harland Sanders needs a little help with the Twitter.

The KFC colonel, who was recently revived as the chain's advertising star, took over its feed Wednesday afternoon, saying he was excited to offer some "clear and concise communication" directly to the brand's fans. Some 18 tweets later, it's clear he needs to work on the concise part.

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May 27, 2015, 3:51 PM EDT

Cancer Survivors Who Had Double Mastectomies Star in Amazing Underwear Ads Challenging feminine ideals

Of all our body parts, we humans objectify breasts as the most inherently feminine, right? They serve a utilitarian purpose, sure, but they're also soft and sexy and men don't (typically) have them.

But what happens when you undergo a double mastectomy to beat cancer, and then you opt—as nearly 58 percent of women do—not to have breast reconstruction surgery? Are you somehow less feminine? The answer is obviously a resounding no, and that's what a new ad campaign from gender-neutral underwear company Play Out is looking to communicate.

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May 27, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT

This Household Cleaning Brand Has the World's Most Immaculate Twitter Feed Nothing but white space, with hidden notes

If you're a cleaning brand, you'd better have your house in order—which means making your social media feeds as spotless as possible. French brand Spontex has done just that on Twitter, with a whole feed of white space.

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May 27, 2015, 1:46 PM EDT

Parenting Isn't Pretty in This Plum Organics Ad, and That's the Point Brand joins a trend in offering 'unfiltered' look

The latest baby-food ad to make the rounds isn't what you'd expect. No perfectly tidy nurseries or matching outfits for JCPenney portraits here. Plum Organics' #ParentingUnfiltered campaign is about real family life—messy, frustrating and somehow wonderful just the same.

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May 27, 2015, 12:10 PM EDT

Nikon Strapped a Camera to This Dog's Heart and Took Photos When He Got Excited But not everyone is convinced

Times are tough for camera companies. Humans are abandoning digital point-and-shoots in droves, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and tablets. And this has apparently forced Nikon to extreme measures, like marketing its cameras to dogs instead.

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May 27, 2015, 11:24 AM EDT

This Browser Extension Replaces Boring Old Preroll With the World's Best Ads D&AD and BETC's new Ad Filter

Looking for a browser extension that approaches ad blocking a bit more creatively? D&AD and Paris agency BETC have just the thing.

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May 27, 2015, 6:37 AM EDT

Brazilians Learn English by Taking Real L.A. Pizza Orders in Sequel to Famous Campaign FCB finds another way to connect

FCB Brazil had a big hit last May with its "Speaking Exchange" idea for CNA Language Schools—a campaign that connected young Brazilians wanting to learn English with elderly Americans in retirement homes looking for someone to talk to. (The work took home 10 Lions from Cannes, and was among the 10 most-awarded campaigns there.)

Now, agency and client are back with a follow-up, featuring another interesting way to get Brazilians some real-world practice with their English.

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May 26, 2015, 3:01 PM EDT

Illustrator Takes Requests on Twitter and Draws the World's Saddest Logos If brands stopped being happy

Happy brands are everywhere. But what if there were some sad brands, too?

Illustrator and author Adam J. Kurtz wouldn't mind seeing that. Kurtz, who's part of BuzzFeed's BFF team, tweeted out the following right before the holiday weekend:

For the next hour or so, he took requests from followers and churned out shrewd, snarky images, from Nike to Coke to (almost) Starbucks. We spoke with him about the project.

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May 26, 2015, 2:06 PM EDT

Tired of Sharing? Taco Bell Has an Anti-Social Nacho Just for You Meals for misanthropes

Are you a greedy person who doesn't like to share your nachos with your friends? If so, Taco Bell wants you to buy its giant nacho for one.

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May 26, 2015, 1:38 PM EDT

This Employee Won the Prize of a Lifetime at Her Agency Retreat Last Week It pays to be good at music trivia, and Hungry Hungry Hippos

If you win a contest at your agency's retreat, you're usually pretty chuffed to get that $50 Amazon gift card. So, you can imagine how Perry Morris felt when she walked away as music-trivia champion and was surprised with … a 2002 Porsche Boxster.

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May 26, 2015, 12:42 PM EDT


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