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Topic: Brazil

Solar Panel Inside Nivea Print Ad Generates Power to Charge Your Cellphone

Draftfcb basks in the sun

A print ad that uses solar power to charge cellphones? At long last, mankind's prayers have been answered! Giovanni + Draftfcb in São Paulo, Brazil, developed the ad, which includes…

Ad of the Day: Getty Images

AlmapBBDO weaves 105 video clips into one beautiful story in this sequel to its beloved photo montage

Creating evocative narratives using the vast archives of Getty Images is becoming AlmapBBDO's stock in trade. Getty's stock video footage provides the raw material for the Brazilian agency's new "85 Seconds"…

Anti-Anorexia Ads Imagine If Real Women Looked Like Fashion Illustrations

Another sketch-based campaign from Brazil

In keeping with current trends, Brazilian modeling agency Star Models is using illustrations to address body image issues. But its effort is more grim and cautionary than Dove's hotly debated…

Use Dove's Shampoo for Men, and Don't Have the Lustrous Flowing Hair of a Woman

It's not a great look

This Brazilian ad by Ogilvy & Mather for Dove's Men + Care shampoo line puts the tropes of women's shampoo commercials in a new, and weird, context. Apparently, using women's…

Claro Grabs Millions of Add-on Dollars Via Mobile in Brazil

ESL program translates big-time in South America

Brands looking to target mobile-happy Brazilians may want to take a page out of Claro’s playbook. The Latin American telecom’s “Claro Línguas Muda sua Vida” (Change Your Life) campaign has…

Clothing Store Uses Actual Burglary Footage in Ad, Making Fashions Look Most Wanted

Reserva makes most of theft

Someone call the fashion police! Brazilian menswear brand Reserva used actual security-camera footage of a real robbery at one of its São Paulo stores in the ad below, for a…

LinkedIn Hits Big Milestone; Brands Could Flock Next

Networking site gets to 200 million after launching more ad products

LinkedIn has surpassed 200 million users, the firm announced today, while breaking out where they live for the benefit of advertisers and curious tech watchers. Seventy-four million are in the…

Brazilian Fast-Food Chain Puts Burgers in Edible Wrappers

Extra crinkly protein, anyone?

Brazilian fast-food chain Bob's has come up with edible packaging for its burgers, just to make the point that people love its food so much that they can't even wait…

Bon Appétweet! Twitter Opens Paris Office

Social firm now in seven international markets

Twitter's global expansion continued today as the social firm announced it was opening a sales office in Paris at the LeWeb conference in The City of Light, per a Twitter…

How a 1970s Toothpick Model Spoke Up, and Became a Facebook Sensation

Indelicate Gina nearing 2 million fans

Taking abuse from a woman best known as the previously silent face of 1970s toothpick packaging? Who wouldn't enjoy that? Forbes succinctly summarizes the somewhat convoluted story of Gina Indelicada…

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