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Tim Nudd

How Facebook Deconstructed the Status Update for a Lovely Series of Slow-Motion Ads

Popular spots make their way from your News Feed to TV

People are on social media so much these days that the actual act of posting about one's life has itself become a big part of life. Recognizing this, Facebook recently…

Ad of the Day: A Star Is Born in This Adorable 'Tiny Dancer' Spot From John Lewis

Meet adam&eveDDB's reckless ballerina

Advertising has a new pint-size star this morning, as London agency adam&eveDDB has rolled out an excellent new commercial for John Lewis' home insurance unit featuring an amusingly passionate little…

When Will P&G Finally Air This Tide Commercial With a Gay Couple in the U.S.?

Spot has tested in Canada

After two decades of supporting its gay employees internally, Procter & Gamble publicly came out in support of gay marriage late last year. The packaged goods giant reiterated that position…

Ad of the Day: Why This Woman Faced Her Fears and Bravely Undressed in a Busy Square

Experiment in self-acceptance

Stunts designed to impart a message about body image have been so commonplace that many of them fade into the background. But this one, from a group called the The…

How This Agency's Completely Blank 4-Minute YouTube Video Got 100,000 Views

Solve exposes vanity metric

Still obsessed with YouTube views as the key metric for knowing whether a video really connected with your audience? Not so fast, says ad agency Solve, which embarked on an…

Ad of the Day: Norm Macdonald Is Colonel Sanders, as KFC Campaign Quickly Gets Meta

W+K swaps ex-SNL stars

Darrell Hammond out, Norm Macdonald in. Wieden + Kennedy shook up the musty image of Col. Harland Sanders in its first work for KFC back in May, with Hammond being memorably…

Ad of the Day: Agency Invents GPS That Switches to a Child's Voice Around Schools

Forsman & Bodenfors' ingenious app for If Insurance

Forsman & Bodenfors has found a clever way to insert a safety feature into GPS satellite navigation: Have the app switch to a child's voice near schools, day-care centers and…

Ad of the Day: Sea Monster Terrorizes Golf Course in Geico's New 'It's What You Do' Spot

Announcers remain unfazed

If you're Geico, you whip up another comically goofy commercial and make sure everyone sees it by taking over the YouTube masthead before rolling it out to TV. It's what…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in July

GoPro doubles down, but P&G's Always proves truly 'Unstoppable'

Procter & Gamble's Always brand picked a good title for its "Like a Girl" followup last month, as the "Unstoppable" video proved to be just that on YouTube. The Leo Burnett…

Ad of the Day: Eli Manning and Tony Romo Do Their Best Rob Lowe for DirecTV

NFL stars line up against lame versions of themselves

DirecTV killed its long-running Rob Lowe campaign in April after more than six months of spots in which the actor introduced pathetic versions of himself—the kind of guy who has…

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