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Topic: Digitas

YouTube's 10 Most-Watched Ads in August

Nike, NBC Sports are the big movers in a quiet month

August was a sleepy month for commercials on YouTube, with only five videos posted during the month able to break the 1 million view mark—and two of those just barely. The…

Topsy's Social Data Now Includes the Very First Tweets

Will brands find seven-year-old Twitter stats useful?

Social analytics firm Topsy has added the entire history of public Twitter messages to its real-time data platform, including stats dating back to the first-ever tweet more than seven years…

InMobi Hires Former Digitas Star

Stephanie Sarofian steers mobile toward programmatic options

InMobi has named Stephanie Sarofian executive director, brand and agency, as she recently left DigitasLBi after a formidable 18-year run. Based in the mobile ad network's New York office, she…

TIAA-CREF's Review Was a 4-Horse Race

Martin Agency beats the likes of Lowe Campbell Ewald

The Martin Agency outstripped three other contenders to land TIAA-CREF's advertising account, according to sources. Sources identified the other finalists as Lowe Campbell Ewald; Partners + Napier (which pitched with media…

Shetty Lands at Digitas

Ex-NewsBeast CEO returns to agency world

Digitas has hired former Newsweek Daily Beast CEO Baba Shetty as its chief strategy and media officer for North America. Shetty left NewsBeast in June, after less than a year. There,…

Appliance Brands Are Diving Into Digital This Summer

KitchenAid and Haier lean on the Web

KitchenAid, which has doubled its digital and traditional marketing budgets this year, is debuting three online video ads today on Hulu and BrightRoll's network of Web properties. They'll run as…

Colin Kinsella Is New Mindshare N.A. CEO

Succeeds Antony Young

Colin Kinsella has been named chief executive of Mindshare, North America, succeeding Antony Young who took on that role 22 months ago. Young will now shift his focus to global…

Droga5 Now Leading Creative for Google's Motorola

First ad is print, more to come

Droga5 on Wednesday launches its first work for Google-owned Motorola, a print ad touting the made-in-the-USA credentials of the forthcoming Moto X smartphone. The independent agency will handle lead creative responsibilities…

Brazil's Unrest May Affect Social Media Marketers for a Year

Agencies adapt to unprecedented environment, which may become new normal

When Brazilian digital agency execs recently flew home from Cannes to São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro, they landed onto a terrain rattled by people-in-the-streets protests on a scale that's…

Agencies Square Off in Hot Dog Eating Contest

Digitas, Horizon, MEC, Zenith and more stuff their faces today in NYC

If you're agency staffer in New York today and want to see industry peers do their best Takeru Kobayashi impressions (i.e., stuff their faces with frankfurters), you might want to…

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