Advertising & Branding

A Bank Set Up This 10-Foot-Tall ATM to Celebrate the Arrival of NBA All-Stars

Not exactly easy money

It's not often you find yourself admiring a super inconvenient banking feature, but this time is a worthwhile exception. BMO Financial, also known as Bank of Montreal, sparked some digital buzz…

Can a Biotech Group Change the Conversation With an Emotional Ad About Time?

Poetic spot dropped in a minefield

The human body is a time machine. Treatments and products developed by the biotech industry keep its parts in good order, extending our stays on the planet and allowing us…

Ford Is Preparing for the Post-Car Ownership Era With Its New Mobile Service

Will launch a free app, FordPass, in April

Many millennials are eschewing car ownership, and Ford is offering a solution. Seeking to be both an auto and mobility company, Ford will launch a new mobile service in April…

Ad of the Day: Netflix Urges You to 'Binge for Love' in Romantic Valentine's Day Ad

The way to her heart? It's through her favorite show

We've already seen the Netflix data that says young people use their favorite shows and movies as guide posts for compatibility when looking for a partner. And here's a new…

Netflix and Chill? Here's How the Streaming Site Really Influences Dating

Based on a survey of 1,000 millennials

To the public, "Netflix and chill" is just a euphemism for casual sex—or any unspoken intentions thereof—conceived in residual Puritanical shame. For Netflix, though, it's the best kind of product…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in January

Three political ads make the list, but the No. 1 spot is a familiar face

Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz crashed Adweek and Google's YouTube Ads Leaderboard in January, ranking the most-viewed ads on the video site, and a PAC's anti-Donald Trump spot also made…

This Agency Creative Director Compiles the World's Weirdest Pinterest Boards

Rain's Will Hall proves the platform isn't just 'for chicks'

There are two persistent clichés about Pinterest—that its users are mostly women, and that it's a less fruitful social platform for creativity than networks like Twitter and Facebook.  "I definitely disagree,"…

These Valentine's Day Sweetheart Candies Have Sexy Messages Just for Ad People

Evans Hunt is sending them to clients

The folks at Calgary, Alberta, ad agency Evans Hunt really love their clients. In fact, they might be in love with them. That's judging by their Valentine's Day campaign to send…

This Poignant Anti-Bullying Film Was Created by a 13-Year-Old Boy From Ireland

Turning a bad experience into an empowering message

Online bullying leaves real scars, argues a compelling short video from one young victim. Luke Culhane, a 13-year-old from Ireland, produced, edited and stars in the two-and-a-half minute film. In it,…

Doritos Ketchup Roses: The Tart, Crunchy Way to Say 'I Love You' This Valentine's Day

BBDO Toronto's tempting bouquet

Forget candy and flowers. Canadian Doritos fans have a much quirkier way to show their love—with a bouquet of ketchup-flavored Doritos roses.  The bouquets, the brainchild of BBDO Toronto, are geared…

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