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For Super Bowl, Dove Men Will Basically Just Put a New Hashtag on Its 2014 Father's Day Ad Smart refresh or missed opportunity?

If you loved Dove Men + Care's touching ad from last Father's Day, you'll either be disappointed or excited to hear what the brand has in store for the Super…

January 20, 2015, 3:52 PM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Dec. 12-19

This week's best ads certainly were an emotional bunch. Ikea and Apple both offered profound meditations on love for the holidays, and Samsung's entry was dreamlike as well—though wrapped in fascinating…

December 19, 2014, 11:40 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Laphroaig Turns Mixed Opinions of Its Scotch Into Amusing Christmas Carols All reactions welcome, and even celebrated in song

Laphroaig, a singular single-malt Scotch known for its potent and polarizing flavor, has spent the better part of the year soliciting tasters' opinions. Now, it's taken several of the more colorful…

December 16, 2014, 7:55 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Stressful Week? Watch This Beautifully Serene Ad About Urban Deer Canon's quiet, mesmerizing look at nocturnal explorers

Sometimes, the most attention-grabbing thing you can put in an ad is silence. That's definitely the case with this lovely ad from Canon Europe and agency JWT London. The 90-second spot…

December 3, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

What Were the Best Ads of 2014? Join #AdweekChat Today to Share Your Picks Twitter chat begins at 2 p.m. ET

The end of the year is always an exciting time to look back at the funniest, most powerful and truly innovative advertising that emerged in the past 12 months.  We've already…

December 3, 2014, 10:33 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Airbnb Created a Beautifully Intricate Tour of the World in Miniature Lovely visuals, lovingly crafted

In an age of boundless CGI, the best creatives are increasingly asking themselves one question: How can we bring this to life in the real world?  Hand-crafted effects (with some help…

December 1, 2014, 5:12 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Ogilvy Fits Entire Hemingway Novels Into 15-Second Instagrams Author's foundation hopes mini-movies intrigue readers

Ernest Hemingway novels are about a lot more than old men fishing and young men dying. But 75 years after their publication, they're often perceived as spartan scenarios accented by…

November 20, 2014, 1:35 PM EST

Today's #AdweekChat Topic: How We Shop, and Why We Buy 2 p.m. Twitter chat tackles all things retail as the holidays near

Mobile shopping apps and great digital deals may get the buzz, but when it comes to picking out holiday gifts, millions of Americans still want to get in the car…

November 19, 2014, 10:51 AM EST

Today's #AdweekChat Is All About Reinventing Your Career and Starting Over Twitter chat begins at 2 p.m. ET

F. Scott Fitzgerald may have been a keen observer of the human condition, but he couldn't have been more wrong when he scribbled in his notes, "There are no second…

November 5, 2014, 10:55 AM EST

Did a Startup Create the 'Alex From Target' Buzz, or Is Its Claim the Real Hoax? Internet truth is a slippery thing

Alex is real. Target is real. But that's where the reality ends and the social marketing skepticism begins. An influencer network called Breakr claimed today that, without any official involvement from…

November 4, 2014, 9:43 PM EST

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