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Topic: Ford

How Brands Are Getting in on the Joke With Comedies Like Angie Tribeca

Product integration is funny business for Snickers and others

In TBS' new police satire Angie Tribeca, no TV drama trope is left unscathed—including product integrations. In the third episode, two detectives (played by Hayes MacArthur and Deon Cole) strike…

What Marketers Need to Know About Cars as the Next Must-Have Mobile Devices

Self-driving rides are just around the bend

Drive-time DJs and radio ad-sales folk must be shuddering at the thought of a world in which the self-driving car is a reality. As if music streaming apps weren't bad…

How the Self-Driving Car Is Turning Detroit and Silicon Valley Into BFFs

GM-Lyft deal marks shift in competition

General Motors today revealed that it's investing $500 million in the car-service app Lyft in a measure that is designed to empower them to beat their competitors to the self-driving…

Here’s a Month-by-Month Look at the Most Engaging Brand Content of 2015

31 winning video and social marketing moves

Social media analytics company Unmetric has compiled a list called "Awesome Things Brands Did in 2015," which looks at social campaigns throughout the year that performed especially well in terms of…

Meet the Bleacher Report Editor Who Is Trouncing ESPN in Social Sharing

Joe Yanarella is Adweek's Digital Editor of the Year

Between the Reagan and Obama administrations, Joe Yanarella carved out a ham-and-egger journalism career with print publications like the Hudson Valley News in upstate New York and Wizard magazine. Then,…

Ford Is Using Instagram Perfectly for These 'Don't Like and Drive' Posts

Getting to the heart of the matter

There are many PSA campaigns out there warning people not to use cellphones while driving, but few are as wonderfully simple as this one—Blue Hive Brazil and Team Detroit's Instagram…

This Strange Mockumentary for Ford Stars a Young Man With Freakishly Strong Arms

Need a boost? He can help

In this spot for Ford Asia Pacific, a happy-go-lucky protagonist talks openly about an affliction he's lived with all his life: his small—but mighty—arms. The mockumentary-style piece, directed by Andy Kelemen…

Mustang Instead of a DeLorean? Swatch Hoverboards? Back to the Future's Rejected Brand Tie-Ins

Tales from co-screenwriter Bob Gale

Now that we've reached Oct. 21, 2015—or Back to the Future Day—the brands featured in the 1989 film have been capitalizing on the film's nostalgia with campaigns showcasing their original…

Here's the Whole Story Behind the Year's Kookiest Car Ad

How can you resist this junky 1995 Ford F150?

Would you buy a used car from this man? Meet Chris Murphy, aka Dan Mayson, a voiceover artist and radio announcer from Fredericksburg, Va., whose zany, brutally honest YouTube video, designed…

How Marketers at Music Fests Are Engaging Fans on Site and Online

Using new tech, new tricks

Those tickets to Lollapalooza weren't cheap, and they didn't even come with red carpet-style perks that could help turn the upcoming Chicago show with Metallica and Paul McCartney into a…

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