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Topic: Academy Awards

Media and Entertainment Stars Toasted the Oscars

A peek at the red-carpet fetes [photos]

The 87th Academy Awards were held in LA on Feb. 22, where the biggest stars in media and entertainment celebrated another year in film.

10 Must-See Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

The Dress, llama drama and Oscars cause a social eruption

Last week felt like a year in Internet time because there was so much happening online. It started with the Oscars and ended with escaped llamas and the dress. There…

These Oscars Advertisers Got the Biggest Brand Lifts on Social Media

Samsung finds a new way to win, while Dior wowed viewers

Samsung didn't need an epic Oscars selfie this year. It beat out other TV advertisers in terms of positive social media sentiment, according to research being released today. Data company 4C Insights…

Here's How Google Instantly Built Real-Time Ads to Promote Oscar-Winning Movies

Data showed interest in winners lasts just 15 minutes

Google hit the Oscars with a rare real-time marketing campaign, one that quickly began promoting links to buy and stream the winning films moments after stars accepted their awards. Google said…

Lego's Movie May Have Been Snubbed, but It Still Dominated Digital Discussion at the Oscars

'Everything Is Awesome' sparked 47,290 mentions

For Lego's marketing team, everything is, well, awesome today when it comes to social buzz garnered from last night's Oscars.  According to Amobee's Brand Intelligence division, the toy brand received 47,290…

Samsung Will Go Door to Door to Generate Emmys Buzz

Epic celeb selfie is 'so last spring,' vp says

While Samsung turned to Ellen DeGeneres to facilitate an epic selfie moment during the 2014 Oscars, the brand for tonight's Emmys broadcast on NBC is going door to door to…

Samsung Tells the Story Behind the Selfie That Ate Hollywood (and Twitter)

It pays to be nimble

Samsung marketing chief Todd Pendleton attributes much of the brand’s marketing success to moving quickly and seizing opportunities on the fly. That’s not to say that the company doesn’t plan its…

Gooooaaalll! Fox Deportes Amplifies on Twitter

First Spanish-speaking media company joins program

Twitter’s second-screen Amplify program now promotes brands en Español, too. Fox Deportes and Heineken are using Twitter’s Amplify to share highlights of the UEFA Champions League tournament, Adweek has learned,…

HBO GO Craps Out During True Detective Finale

Demand sinks streaming service

It’s not TV, it’s HBO GO—but for many fans of the series True Detective, it was more like HBO NO GO. The season finale of the Matthew McConaughey-Woody Harrelson procedural aired…

Arby's Buys Pharrell Williams' Hat for $44,100

Cool branded social play

Arby's is paying Pharrell Williams $44,100 for his Vivienne Westwood designer hat, which achieved Twitter fame when the pop artist wore the eye-catching lid during the Grammys on Jan. 27. The…

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