Topic: Happy Meal

McDonald's New Happy Meal 'Ambassador' Just Might Eat Your Children

Meet 'Happy,' this week's most maligned mascot

On the heels of a refresh that brought Ronnie McDonald some sweet new threads, McDonald's has just introduced a new crazy-eyed mascot—er, "ambassador"—named "Happy." (Presumably because "Nightmare Fuel" was already…

YouTube's 10 Most-Watched Ads in July

Dove plays peek-a-boo, literally, resulting in extreme cuteness

Let’s face it: most of us are totally camera shy. Dove makes terrific use of that reality in its latest YouTube hit, which was the top-ranking commercial on YouTube and…

McDonald's Backs Off Online Viral Marketing to Kids

Changes follow complaint filed with FTC

Faced with the possibility of regulatory action, McDonald's has quietly changed how its Happy Meal website interacts with children. The company eliminated its controversial forward-to-a-friend option, which encouraged kids to…