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Topic: Pizza Hut

5 Bizarre and Innovative Digital Stunts by Fast-Food Brands

Blurring the line between marketing and weird

In terms of building online buzz, fast-food marketers have tried some seriously strange tactics in recent years. While challenged by slumping sales and increasingly competitive fast-casual restaurants, fast-food brands lead the…

Quiz: Can You Match the Fast-Food Chain With Its Old-School Tagline?

McDonald's, Burger King, Arby's and more

It's hard to forget a fast-food chain's tagline. The ads are everywhere, the restaurants are everywhere and those jingles are so darn catchy. But long after they're gone, can you…

Modern PSAs Shock or Amuse Where Classics Only Preached

The format can help jumpstart creatives' careers

Imagine you're watching an X-rated version of Game of Thrones (you don't have to admit that out loud), and all of a sudden, up pops a message about testicular cancer. Believe…

Fast-Food Mascots That Should Live Again, and Who Should Stay Dead

If it's Mascot Madness, then long live Mayor McCheese!

Last week, KFC gave Colonel Harland Sanders a makeover, tapping SNL veteran Darrell Hammond for the return. Earlier this month, McDonald's brought back the Hamburglar, who was simultaneously reviled and loved.  Are fast-food brands…

24 Hours in Advertising: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Pizza Hut pokes fun at selfie sticks, and Spotify introduces video

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Spotify is now in the video business  Spotify announced it will soon offer…

Pizza Hut Takes Down Selfie Sticks in This Hilarious Ad for Its 2-Foot Pizzas

Spoof PSA takes selfie obsession to next level

Have you taken a selfie lately? If the answer is yes, then you're the target audience for this new over-the-top parody PSA from Pizza Hut. The brand wants to warn you…

Brands Are Already Hustling to Get in on March Madness

Georgia State's upset brought a bevy of Promoted Tweets

The drama of March Madness didn't take long to settle in. In dramatic upset victories today, the University of Alabama at Birmingham beat Iowa State, and Georgia State shocked Baylor. In…

Brands All Use This Same Tired Joke on Twitter and It Needs to Stop

Unoriginal tweets are deal breakers

We've reached peak brand inanity on Twitter, and it seems to have affected—or infected—almost every marketer trying to capitalize on the top trending hashtag "five-word deal breakers." The social media elites…

How 6 Advertisers Are Taking Twitter to the Next Level During the Super Bowl

Custom-made tweets and videos are changing the game

Twitter will look different during this year's Super Bowl, with a new video design and in-game highlights posted live by the NFL. There's also more build-up from brands that now…

Papa John's Will Try to Take 1 Million Pizza Orders During the Super Bowl Game

CMO opts for digital campaign over official ad

Pizza and football go hand in hand, so it's no surprise that the Super Bowl has become the ultimate event for pizza brands looking to reach hungry sports fans. But…

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