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Burger King's Canada Move Really Ticks Off Twitter Users Tax debate sinks brand favorability

So Burger King might be heading to Canada to catch a tax break, eh? That's not sitting well with Twitter users, per new data from SponsorHub. The fast-food brand—fresh off a…

August 26, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

Burger King Is Getting 380 Tweets Every Minute for Chicken Fries Underscores how 'bring back' strategy is all about social

If you've ever wondered why Burger King, McDonald's and KFC consistently "bring back" shelved menu items (respectively, Chicken Fries, McRib/Shamrock Shake, the Double Down "sandwich") for a limited time, the…

August 15, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT

Burger King Pulled Pricey Twitter Ad When Robin Williams News Broke Real-time reaction to Hollywood tragedy

When Robin Williams' sudden passing began circulating in social media early Monday evening, Burger King marketers quickly placed a call to Twitter headquarters to pull a Promoted Trend. The national ad,…

August 12, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT

Unwitting Star of Burger King's 'Blow Job Ad' Finally Lashes Out at the Company Likens treatment of her image to rape

UPDATE: BK has responded to this story. Scroll down for more. Five years after a famously suggestive Burger King ad ran in Singapore, the woman who appeared in it—without her permission,…

August 7, 2014, 10:56 AM EDT

In Pitch, Project Gets a Shop That Works on Big Brands Clients include Burger King, Pepsi

In its acquisition of Pitch, niche holding company Project: WorldWide gets another small agency but one that works on big brands. Pitch's largest account is Burger King, for which it creates…

August 1, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

DTAC’s Thailand Baby Video Goes Viral Tech marketer tries emotional spot

Thailand mobile phone company DTAC struck gold this week on the Adweek/VidIQ top 10 chart with its sob-inducing "Power of Love" spot. The two-minute clip—which is new to the chart…

July 10, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: June 27-July 3 Monty Python, Shark Week and lots of pride

The World Cup is still bringing excitement to soccer fans around the globe, but the U.S. is out of the running, and so it might be time ... for something…

July 3, 2014, 10:14 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Burger King Makes the Most Fabulous Whopper Ever for LGBT Pride Sandwich has limited reach but a big heart

This year's Gay Pride festivities in San Francisco were surely as fabulous as ever, and Burger King jumped at the chance to make its own statement about equality with the…

July 2, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT

Horizon Media Can Now Buy Programmatic Ads Based on Engagement Forget CPMs, thanks to True[X] deal

Horizon Media is working with True[X] to programmatically buy ads for its clients where engagement metrics—such as video views, social media likes/shares, clicks, submitted survey forms, etc.—are the "currency," in…

June 12, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

3 Agencies You've Never Heard of That Handle Walmart, BK, Pepsi Big brands cast small shops in leading roles

The Martin Agency may be Walmart's lead creative shop, but Vimby, a 50-person agency in Van Nuys, Calif., creates more TV ads for the retailer. Likewise, two other West Coast…

May 20, 2014, 6:12 AM EDT

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