Ad of the Day: Facebook Captures the Tumult of 2015 in Its Year in Review Video

It must be tough for Facebook, a social network built around the "liking" of things, to sum up a year like 2015, when there was so much in the world to dislike. But it gives it a shot in the video below, from agency/production company Whirled, which rolled out Wednesday morning.

Ad of the Day: YouTube Rolls Out the Perfect Video on a Historic Day for Gay Rights

Lots of marketers are surely hard at work on celebratory responses to today's Supreme Court decision guaranteeing a nationwide right to same-sex marriage. But YouTube, long a supporter of gay rights, moved the quickest this morning with a new #ProudToLove spot that's perfect for this historic day.

Google Celebrates Moms With Poignant Ad for Mother’s Day

Google traditionally does a special Google Doodle for Mother's Day. This year, it's adding another gift—the commercial below from creative agency Whirled, saluting moms for everything they do. As Procter & Gamble has learned in recent years, you really can't go wrong in giving mothers some love. And in fact, it's becoming a specialty for Whirled, too. After the jump, check out a second Mother's Day spot the agency did this year—for the ASUS VivoBook touchscreen notebooks.

Top 10 Commercials of the Week

This week, Lacoste unveiled the swipe-able polo shirt of the future, kids bemoaned Hurricane Sandy's effects on seaside amusement parks, and ESPN celebrated one of the world's great sports rivalries—in supremely colorful language.

Ad of the Day: Google

I search, therefore I am.That could be the tagline for Google Zeitgeist, the company's annual year-in-review package, which gazes back at the previous 12 months and ranks people, places and things—country by country—based on how many people searched for them on Google.