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Topic: Oscars

Top 10 Branded Video Chart: Facebook and YouTube Square Off in New Weekly Chart

Each requires different tactics and creative

Welcome to Adweek's revamped top 10 branded video chart, which tracks the biggest moves in online video every week. For those of you who have followed the weekly chart, the biggest…

These Oscars Advertisers Got the Biggest Brand Lifts on Social Media

Samsung finds a new way to win, while Dior wowed viewers

Samsung didn't need an epic Oscars selfie this year. It beat out other TV advertisers in terms of positive social media sentiment, according to research being released today. Data company 4C Insights…

How Lego Designed Its Own Oscar and Stole the Show

Michael McNally on the night's hottest souvenir

The best thing about the Oscars ceremony last night might very well have been pop band Tegan and Sara's performance of Everything Is Awesome, the least ironic song ever written,…

Here's How Google Instantly Built Real-Time Ads to Promote Oscar-Winning Movies

Data showed interest in winners lasts just 15 minutes

Google hit the Oscars with a rare real-time marketing campaign, one that quickly began promoting links to buy and stream the winning films moments after stars accepted their awards. Google said…

Lego's Movie May Have Been Snubbed, but It Still Dominated Digital Discussion at the Oscars

'Everything Is Awesome' sparked 47,290 mentions

For Lego's marketing team, everything is, well, awesome today when it comes to social buzz garnered from last night's Oscars.  According to Amobee's Brand Intelligence division, the toy brand received 47,290…

Ad of the Day: Scorsese Narrates Apple's Oscars Spot About Not Just Dreaming but Doing

'If you're dreaming, you're sleeping'

Apple scored Hollywood royalty in the form of Martin Scorsese for its latest iPad commercial, which got prime placement on Sunday night's Academy Awards—with the legendary director narrating the 60-second…

Ad of the Day: Comcast Beautifully Shows How a 7-Year-Old Girl Who Is Blind Imagines The Wizard of Oz

GS&P N.Y.'s seamless mix of craft and emotion

Here's an ad that should be a show-stopper during the Oscars on Sunday night. The beautiful 60-second spot from Comcast tells the story of Emily, a 7-year-old girl who was born…

Dove and Twitter Team Up to Address Hateful Tweets About Beauty on Oscar Night

Will women #SpeakBeautiful?

Coca-Cola didn't have much success turning nasty tweets into nice ones as part of its Super Bowl campaign. But now, Dove—in partnership with Twitter itself—will try to do something similar…

Ad of the Day: Adobe Celebrates 25 Years of Photoshop With Colorful Oscars Spot

Set to Aerosmith's 'Dream On'

When you think of Photoshop these days, you might well envision fashion models being airbrushed within an inch of their lives. But there's so much more to the image-editing software,…

Ad of the Day: Cadillac's 'Dare Greatly' Launch Spot Has Teddy Roosevelt but No Car

Teaser sets the stage for an extensive Oscars push

I'm not sure Cadillac's "Dare Greatly" spot—ushering in a big new campaign that will break Sunday on the Oscars—will ever win any awards. But the commercial, among the automaker's first…

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