Topic: History

The Titanic's Final Hours Are Being Relived on Twitter, and It's Hard to Look Away

Luxury liner struck ice 104 years ago today

If you needed a reminder of the deadly hubris that can be fueled by marketing, technology and industrial one-upsmanship, there's a flurry of century-old tweets you might want to check…

Adweek's Brand Paternity Test: Who Owns What?

Match these 15 products with their parent companies

When you buy anything these days, from apple juice to an Audi A6, chances are good that at least some of your money is going to a parent company that…

Bank Offers Brief History of Get-Rich-Quick Schemes

Silly speculation is timeless, FirstBank reminds us

Colorado's FirstBank illustrates the foolhardiness of trying to get rich quick in this new campaign by ad shop TDA. A spot called "History Lessons" skewers quick-wealth schemes ranging from "Tulip…