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Topic: Burger King

What's Slaying the All-American Burger?

After 5 years of steady growth, chicken comes home to roost

Could the hamburger, the long-reigning, all-American favorite, finally be toast? Beef burgers made their name as a workingman’s meal during the Great Depression—before evolving into the symbol of American corporatism and…

Burger King’s Subservient Chicken Is Back On The Viral Charts

Also, don’t forget to thank your mom

In honor of his 10th anniversary, Burger King has resurrected Subservient Chicken by explaining what happened to the bizzare poultry spokesperson during his downtime. The audience response is mixed, but they…

Twitter Video Ads Now Play With One Click

Quietly rolls out new format

Twitter’s one-click video is now open to advertisers and brands, Adweek has discovered. Twitter confirmed that the more desirable video format has been expanded beyond Amplify media partners who started…

David Is Appointed BK Global Agency Lead

Worked on brand in Brazil, Argentina

David, an affiliate of Ogilvy & Mather, is the new global agency for Burger King. The WPP company, created in 2011 and named for O&M founder David Ogilvy, will handle…

Burger King Brings Back Subservient Chicken on His 10th Birthday, and Immediately Loses Him

Have you seen the Internet icon?

The only thing Subservient Chicken got on his 5th birthday in 2009 was a blog post about how the agencies involved in his creation bickered over who really deserved credit.…

Does Foursquare Offer Enough to Woo Advertisers Long Term?

Some stats on the social-mobile company

During this year’s mercilessly cold winter, Foursquare managed to reignite its business, scoring a $15 million funding round from Microsoft as well as a three-month integrated campaign with Heineken. The…

Remember When Burger King Ads Were Insane? In New Zealand They Still Are

Creepy old men and angry Russian brides

It's been years since Burger King's U.S. advertising was truly weird. You have to go back to the Crispin Porter + Bogusky stuff from the mid-2000s—in particular, the deeply troubling…

Poll: Who Is the Best Super Bowl-Winning QB Brand Endorser Ever?

Vote for your favorite

According to marketing firm Steiner Sports, there are seven Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks that—out of the few dozen in history—stand out as brand endorsers. Check out the list below, including each…

Burger King Launches Global Agency Review [Updated]

Hires new digital shop as it splits with Mother

Just 11 months after Burger King named independent Mother New York creative lead on its business, the two have parted ways and the Miami fast-food company is looking for a…

5 Epic Branded Twitter #Fails of 2013

Commemorating the terrible tweets

While the potential benefits of real-time marketing have been documented, the tactic's perils helped keep the ad industry entertained during 2013. Well, the brands that got caught in Twitter's crosshairs…

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