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This Ad Campaign Is Targeting People Who Hate Themselves for Making Ad Campaigns

Helping creatives escape consumerism

This morning, on the way to work, the employees of a few major United Kingdom-based ad agencies came across a message meant just for them. Just in time for International Day…

This Billboard Campaign Just Wants You to Smile More. Can It Possibly Work?

Joy Team project comes to Chicago

Nothing brightens a dreary workday quite like branded optimism from a random nonprofit. Commuters in Chicago who haven't had their spirits crushed will get to see this firsthand, as the…

Samsung Just Made a Motorcycle Windshield That Checks Your Texts, Calls and Emails

But the point is to keep your eyes on the road

Every day, it seems, our modes of transportation become more like high-tech companions, geared to enhance our comfort and safety while providing vital real-time information. The latest example comes from Italy, where…

Cristiano Ronaldo Takes an Unreal Number of Selfies With Fans in This Awkwardly Fun Ad

Can't a guy enjoy his tea?

Here's a weird idea. For ROC Live Life Loud, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo worked with Shareability, which co-owns the speaker and headphone brand with him, to engage in an…

SXSW Attendees Can Paint Their Own Virtual Reality Happy Meal Box

Using VR to show 'the future of fun'

A new virtual reality program McDonald's is debuting at South by Southwest this week has the crowds of tech and agency people immersing themselves into one of the brand's most…

Blackboard Co. Wants to Be the Biggest Small Agency in America

Austin shop counts Pabst, Dell and Sylvania as clients

Specs Who (l. to r.): Co-founders Clark Evans and Jeff Nixon with media director Tracy Arrington What Full-service advertising and content company Where Austin, Texas Photo: Courtesy of Blackboard Co. Austin has its fair…

The Bank That Made GAYTMs Has Now Given an Entire Branch a Fabulous Makeover

ANZ becomes GAYNZ

It's become common for brands of all kinds to show support for the LGBT community. And while efforts from Wells Fargo, Honey Maid and others have garnered headlines—particularly during Pride Month…

Ad of the Day: Pizzeria Uses Periscope-Tracked Delivery Runners to Avoid Carbon Emissions

Going green and getting fit

How do you deliver pizza without hurting the environment? This chain in London got runners to do it. Sodo, a U.K. pizzeria that specializes in locally and ethically sourced ingredients, has…

Diabolical House of Cards Ads in D.C. Metro Reference a Crime Committed There on the Show

Underwood is 'a push in the right direction'

New ads for House of Cards reference a now-infamous scene early in Season 2 where—spoiler alert—Frank Underwood pushes a certain aquaintance in front of a D.C. Metro train. Meant to…

Unwrapped Condoms Spell Out the Headlines on These STD Awareness Ads

Safely spreading a good message

In September, Get Checked Omaha created a zombie-themed TV ad in response to news that the city has exceptionally high STD rates. In Douglas County, Neb., infection rates are 30…