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24 Hours in Advertising: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

YouTube looks to crown best video ad, and Google brings tweets to search

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Starbucks goes digital with Spotify Starbucks teamed up with Spotify to give Starbucks…

Samsung's Funny Mother's Day Ad Reminds You How Bad Your Mom Is at Texting

Finally, something that isn't (too) sappy

Mother's Day has become one big cryfest for advertisers—a time to see how choked up they can make viewers. That kind of sentimentality is fine, when communicated well, but there's…

Samsung Crafts an Avengers VR Experience You Can Try Right Now on Your Phone

72andSunny helps steer Marvel partnership with Galaxy S6

Virtual reality is great for getting closer to things. And for so many young people, it doesn't get much better than getting close to celebrity athletes and superheroes. 72andSunny's new Samsung…

Ad of the Day: You've Never Seen Unboxing Videos Like Samsung's for the Galaxy S6

Fun pro take on amateur genre

Unboxing videos are a pretty big deal these days, largely because they're seen as more "honest" than commercial brand videos, with real people unpacking their shiny new gadgets from their…

James Corden Bickers With James Corden as Samsung Galaxy S6 Ads Flood In

Launch day fun

Forget about pre-order day for the Apple Watch. It's also launch day for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, which means ads for the smartphone are rolling out all…

Who Won the Battle of March Madness Brands?

Nationwide and AT&T duked it out for No. 1

College basketball concluded another memorable, 68-team, three-week tournament best known as March Madness. And while hoops fans were entertained last night by the championship game, with Duke defeating Wisconsin 68-63,…

How Samsung VR Saved a Dad From Missing His Son's Birth—Sort Of

A beautiful moment or an intrusive ploy?

Would you let Samsung turn the birth of your child into an ad, if it meant the company would also set up a live-streaming virtual reality rig, so your partner…

Wild Virtual Reality Experience Puts You Right in the Audience at SNL 40

Chris Milk's latest project comes to SXSW

It remains mostly unclear what kinds of virtual reality experiences will be most compelling to people. But NBC, Samsung and director Chris Milk presented one VR experience at South by…

Whole Neighborhood Learns Sign Language to Surprise Deaf Resident in Samsung Ad

Sweet stunt from Turkey

Samsung Turkey has launched a website with a video call center for the hearing impaired, and it's announced it with quite the stunt. In the video below, titled "The Most Emotional…

How Facebook Targets Ads Globally Based on Users' Phones

Coca-Cola, Durex and Nestlé adjust for slower devices

How do you get the word out about Durex in Indonesia or Coca-Cola in Kenya? How does Nestlé target consumers in rural India? The challenges of serving ads in emerging countries…

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