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Topic: Lists

The 20 Most-Viral Ads of 2012 A 30-minute nonprofit video outlasts Google, Coke, VW and Nike to take the top spot

A controversial 30-minute video by a little known nonprofit far outpaced efforts from multinational marketers like Google, Coca-Cola, Volkswagen and Nike to take the top spot on Unruly Media's list…

December 3, 2012, 7:05 AM EST

Poll: Which Was Your Favorite Spot of 2012? Also, see Adweek's top 10 all in one minute

What did we get right? What would you have picked instead? Adweek this week made its picks for the 10 best commercials of 2012—the cream of the crop from among the…

November 26, 2012, 12:06 AM EST

The 10 Best Commercials of 2012 The year's most entertaining, intriguing, powerful and beautiful spots

After three decades, Sir John Hegarty and Dan Wieden are still trying to one-up each other. That was immediately clear at Cannes this summer when they took the stage together…

November 26, 2012, 12:01 AM EST

10 Ads Starring Great Dads for Father's Day A celebration of the guy who's often a punch line

As Adweek noted recently, fathers are making a serious comeback in advertising. For years, they've been the punch line of endless commercials—portrayed as little more than a horse's ass (sometimes…

June 15, 2012, 11:39 AM EDT

The 20 Most-Viral Ads of 2012 (So Far) You'll laugh, you'll cry. But most of all, you're likely to share

It's only the middle of May, but already we've had some runaway viral hits in advertising this year. Unruly Media, which runs the global Viral Video Chart, has just released…

May 16, 2012, 1:23 PM EDT

10 Great Ads That Are More Than 5 Minutes Long Who said you had a short attention span?

Fancy sitting through a five-minute-long commercial? I know, you'd rather be boiled alive in hot acid. But actually, there are plenty of long-form spots that aren't just tolerable but wonderful.…

March 8, 2012, 12:31 PM EST

Ace Metrix's Top Ads of 2011 Aren't Exactly Glamorous List favors hardworking spots over unbridled creativity

Ready for one more list of 2011's top ads, this time with a twist? Ace Metrix has released its picks based on viewer reaction from focus groups throughout the year—and…

January 4, 2012, 9:09 AM EST

AdFreak's Top 50 Stories of 2011: No. 10-1 Ikea's Mänland, the 'Got milk?' PMS debacle, and ChapStick's social-media death spiral

It's been a crazy year on AdFreak. This week, we're counting down the 50 most-read stories on the blog in 2011 (not counting the features shown in the sidebar). We…

December 30, 2011, 7:23 AM EST

Adweek.com's Top 10 Advertising Stories of 2011 Digital pieces led the way, but there was plenty of room for fashion, design, shoplifting and Zombie Boy

Here are the 10 most-read advertising and branding stories published on Adweek.com in 2011:   Fashion's Power 2510The people and platforms that truly matter in the world of style By Emma Bazilian The hot…

December 30, 2011, 7:21 AM EST

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