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Topic: McDonald's

Can You Make a Great-Looking Fast-Food Ad Using Actual Fast Food and an iPhone? These guys wanted to try

It's an accepted truism that the food in fast-food ads looks nothing like the food in real life. But can it be made to look that way? Is it possible…

November 4, 2014, 11:46 AM EST

Why Did Taco Bell Just Wipe Out Its Social Media Accounts? An unorthodox approach to launching an app

Taco Bell made a bold move today to grab the attention of hungry millennials. It darkened its social media pages (even appearing to wipe out its 1.4 million Twitter followers and erase…

October 28, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

Facebook Video Is Squeezing Out YouTube as Brands Embrace Autoplay The social network increasingly rules its own roost

Brand marketing habits are changing in Facebook's favor—at least when it comes to posting and playing videos—part of the social giant's grand video plans. Budweiser, McDonald's and even Beyoncé are…

October 27, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

McDonald's and Coca-Cola's Earnings Drop as American Taste Buds Change Burger chain considers organic, regional menu

Americans are losing their appetites for Big Macs chased down by Cokes, forcing two megabrands to re-think how to gain market share. This week McDonald's reported a 3.3 percent quarterly profit…

October 23, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

Organic Food Snobs Are Unknowingly Fed McDonald's, and They're Lovin' It In unofficial prank, experts can't tell the difference

You probably have a few friends so opinionated about the sourcing and quality of their food, part of you wants to test whether they'd really know the difference between crap…

October 23, 2014, 9:39 AM EDT

KFC Sets Up Shop in Myanmar, One of the Last Frontiers for U.S. Brands Plus 8 other fast-food joints in surprising places

How do you say, “Finger lickin’ good” in Burmese? It may not translate literally, but KFC is hoping its secret fried chicken recipe will bring in customers when it opens…

October 21, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

What's in McDonald's Food, Anyway? Ex-MythBuster Grant Imahara Is Hired to Find Out Transparency campaign echoes one from Canada

Does McDonald's put horsemeat in its burgers? What about pink slime? Would you feed McDonald's food to your kids? So many questions. But now, taking its cues from a well-received transparency…

October 17, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT

34 Places Where You Can Start Using Your iPhone to Buy Stuff McDonald's, Macy's, Disney World accept Apple Pay

So Apple’s best lineup of gadgets is out and its next big business is ready for launch—Apple Pay. The mobile payments service launches Monday and today Apple revealed a list…

October 16, 2014, 3:04 PM EDT

McDonald's Now Accepts American Express Rewards Points Launches this week in New York, Chicago

American Express is partnering with McDonald's to offer a new service that allows rewards program cardholders to redeem points for meals. The pay-with-points service launches this week in New York and…

October 14, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

Food Porn Campaign Gives Applebee's a Social Lift User-generated content was also a win for McDonald’s Arabia

User-generated content has already been embraced by social and mobile marketers as a go-to means for producing creative that’s fast and free. Now, exclusive data from Applebee’s latest Instagram campaign…

September 22, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT

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