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Topic: Ad of The Day

Ad of the Day: Facebook Just Made Some of the Truest Ads Ever About Friendship

Powerful work from director Mike Mills

Facebook, in its advertising, used to get all caught up in lofty and tortured metaphors for friendship. But its latest ads—gritty, immediate, powerfully evocative—show how far the social network has…

Ad of the Day: Coke Spreads Joy to Some Seriously Unlucky Coke Drinkers

Sharing is caring

Coca-Cola knows that sometimes life straight up sucks. But Coca-Cola also wants you to realize that you, sir, are not the only one with problems. This new spot from Wieden +…

Ad of the Day: Hello Flo Targets Moms With Painfully Funny 'Postpartum: The Musical'

Viral hit maker branches out

Hello Flo is growing up—sort of. The company has had two hilarious viral successes in advertising its Period Starter Kit for girls—with "Camp Gyno" (10 million YouTube views) and "First Moon"…

Ad of the Day: Scorsese Narrates Apple's Oscars Spot About Not Just Dreaming but Doing

'If you're dreaming, you're sleeping'

Apple scored Hollywood royalty in the form of Martin Scorsese for its latest iPad commercial, which got prime placement on Sunday night's Academy Awards—with the legendary director narrating the 60-second…

Ad of the Day: Comcast Beautifully Shows How a 7-Year-Old Girl Who Is Blind Imagines The Wizard of Oz

GS&P N.Y.'s seamless mix of craft and emotion

Here's an ad that should be a show-stopper during the Oscars on Sunday night. The beautiful 60-second spot from Comcast tells the story of Emily, a 7-year-old girl who was born…

Ad of the Day: Adobe Celebrates 25 Years of Photoshop With Colorful Oscars Spot

Set to Aerosmith's 'Dream On'

When you think of Photoshop these days, you might well envision fashion models being airbrushed within an inch of their lives. But there's so much more to the image-editing software,…

Ad of the Day: Cadillac's 'Dare Greatly' Launch Spot Has Teddy Roosevelt but No Car

Teaser sets the stage for an extensive Oscars push

I'm not sure Cadillac's "Dare Greatly" spot—ushering in a big new campaign that will break Sunday on the Oscars—will ever win any awards. But the commercial, among the automaker's first…

Ad of the Day: Ford Pranks Guys by Sending Them on a Blind Date With a Stunt Driver

Prestin Persson is hardly just a pretty face

Prestin Persson really drives men wild in Ford's "Speed Dating" prank for the Mustang. Persson, a leading stunt car driver, was hired by the automaker for a prank video from Team…

Ad of the Day: Adidas Comes Out Swinging in Big New Brand Campaign

How athletes seize the moment

Some key things separate pro athletes from weekend warriors. Of course, there's the natural talent and physical skills. But there's also the mental approach. The pros excel at being able…

Ad of the Day: MetLife's Doting Dad Is Also a Liar in This Ad With a Heartbreaking Twist

Standout spot breaks through the clichés

The tearjerking Asian insurance commercial has become something of a cliché after so many years of emotional Thai Life spots. But MetLife Hong Kong breathes new life into the form…

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