Topic: Crash the Super Bowl

Doritos Is Ending Its 'Crash the Super Bowl' Contest, but Not Before One Last Hurrah

Winner of 10th and final edition will work with Zack Snyder

Over the last 10 years, Doritos' "Crash the Super Bowl" contest became a staple of Super Bowl advertising, offering anyone with an idea and a camera a chance at the…

Why Celebrities Want to Be in PepsiCo's Ads

A 'symbiotic relationship' with stars like Beckham, Beyoncé and Jordan

Exactly 50 years ago yesterday, the Frito-Lay snack brand (maker of Fritos, Cheetos and Ruffles) merged with Pepsi-Cola (the famous soda) to form PepsiCo. The merger was big news in 1965, but few predicted the corporate…

One of Doritos' Crash the Super Bowl Finalists Is Just Like This Award-Winning Ad From 2010

Those darned kids!

There's nothing in the Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" rules that says the consumer-made ads have to be good. But they do—according to the judging criteria—have to be original. One of…

Doritos Is Going Global for This Year’s Super Bowl

Centralizing its Facebook presence for maximum social impact

Even though “Fashionista Daddy” drew plenty of buzz last Super Bowl season, Ram Krishnan, vp of marketing at Frito-Lay, is thinking more “Gangnam Style” for his Doritos brand’s upcoming big…

Frito-Lay Likes the Data From Doritos' 'Crash the Super Bowl'

Facebook-anchored effort hits 100 million views

Doritos’ decision to move its seventh annual "Crash the Super Bowl" campaign to Facebook proved to be a winner. The Frito-Lay brand—which had anchored the effort on a microsite in…

Losing Game: Super Bowl Ads and the Mute Button

28% of spot's impact lost without sound, per researcher

At first blush, it seems almost painfully unsurprising that a television ad is less effective without sound. And the heavens know that the majority of Super Bowl watchers are not…

Pros and Cons of 5 Doritos 'Crash the Super Bowl' Finalists

Lots of animals and kids once again

Two dogs, one bear, one blind man, two kids, five men in women's clothing, one blow to the crotch, one screaming goat. Those are the key figures for this year's…