November was—not surprisingly—dominated by political discussions on Facebook and Instagram after GOP candidate Donald Trump shockingly upset Democrat Hillary Clinton. More interestingly, the digital platforms really shed light on what was on the minds of women.
Star Wars fandom and the merchandise that goes with it are often fraught with drama. Said drama often comes from the exclusion of women, whether that's female characters being left out of games, figurines, various other items or clothing options for women.
Dear Mr. James Edmund Datri,The year is 2016. Or it was, last I checked. Yet seeing the lineup that the Chicago Advertising Federation put together for this year's American Advertising Awards judging, I wondered if it might be 1955:
Fat-shaming and period-shaming in a single commercial? J. Walter Thompson Melbourne has managed it, with predictably bad results, in this spot for Unicharm's SOFY BeFresh Pads. The ad is titled "Ugh Moments"—and it inspires just that reaction.
Decades after the Mad Men era, men still largely run ad agencies. But even if agencies can still feel like boys' clubs, recently women have been gaining a number of top jobs.
As women between 14 and 29 enter new life phases, ABC Family wants to be the channel they flip to for programming that helps them navigate the next step.
This past January, French fashion house Céline set the Internet abuzz with the release of its spring 2015 print campaign. The ads quickly went viral, blazing a path across Instagram, Twitter and the blogosphere before hitting The New York Times, Forbes and The Atlantic.
Game of Thrones isn't the only highly anticipated returning premium cable program based on a hugely popular book series with a rabid fan base.