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David Griner

Infographic: How Dashcams Exploded From Obscurity Into a Global Auto Accessory

Sales rose 200% in the U.S. in 2014

When a meteor exploded over Russia with 20 times the force of Hiroshima's atom bomb, many around the world saw the footage from the same perspective: through a windshield. The 2013…

Daily Mail Used a Steak House's Photo to Illustrate a (Probably Fake) Story on Cannibalism

Sure, it can be hard to find a good photo to illustrate an article about cannibalism, but that's really no excuse for trying to pass off a restaurant's steak as…

B.B. King's Warmth, Talent and Laid-Back Charm Made Him the Perfect Ad Star

The guitar legend was a 'sweetheart of a man'

For decades, B.B. King has been one of the world's most iconic guitarists and musical entrepreneurs. With a chain of blues clubs under his name and a lasting presence in…

The Worst Things You Can Say to Each Type of Agency Employee

A brief guide to treading lightly

Agencies can be a fun place to work, but some days—namely Fridays—they can also be a bit of a powder keg. Whether it's a poorly timed joke, an overly vague…

Where Is Digital Content Headed? Join the Discussion at Wednesday's #AdweekChat

Takeaways from the NewFronts, AOL's acquisition and more

Big programming announcements and star-studded pitches to advertisers used to be reserved for the largest TV networks, but today digital content has claimed an equally flamboyant seat at the media…

Will Huffington Post Spin Off From AOL Rather Than Go Under Verizon?

UPDATE: AOL says HuffPo, TechCrunch and Engadget will stick around

This morning, Verizon seemed to be on the verge of taking ownership of one of the Internet's flagship news sites, The Huffington Post. But now doubts are swirling around whether…

Verizon Will Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion in Massive Content Acquisition

Wireless carrier will gain HuffPo, ad network and growing video empire

Six years after spinning off from Time Warner, an independent and resurgent AOL announced today it will be acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion. The acquisition is a huge content and…

British Bus Service Apologizes for 'Ride Me' Ad Campaign

Price gag sparked international backlash

A Welsh bus service's "Ride Me All Day for £3" ad campaign has come to an abrupt stop after facing vocal criticism in social media. The ads, featured on the back of…

Facebook's Donate Button Has Raised $10 Million for Nepal in 2 Days

Network will add $2 million to user contributions

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook users were quick to answer the call for donations to aid earthquake recovery efforts in Nepal. More than $10 million was contributed via the social network's…

This Ink Made From Smokers' Lungs Increased Interest in Quitting by 500%

A morbidly effective campaign from BBDO Proximity Thailand

Here's one way to get a message to smokers: write it in ink made from their own diseased lungs. BBDO Proximity Thailand has produced a fascinating case study on its recent…

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