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Topic: Shark Week

Volkswagen Tests Your Shark Week Endurance With Endless Scrolling Game Just keep driving

Volkswagen wants to turn the countless hours that you’ll likely spend looking up marine-related facts online this week while watching Discovery Channel’s Shark Week into a game. For the third year…

August 13, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

Travelocity's Shark Week Tracker Is Already Generating Social Buzz Tidy Cats, Redd's Apple Ale, Target also run promos

Big-name brands are champing at the bit to jump into the social conversation around Discovery's annual Shark Week event, with some names like Travelocity already seeing some promising results. Travel brands…

August 11, 2014, 12:22 PM EDT

Dunkin's Shark Week Donut Is Not for Use as a Flotation Device In fact, it may actually shorten your life, but in a good way

Dunkin' Donuts has partnered with Discovery Channel's beloved Shark Week to bring you the offering above, the Shark Bite donut, a yeast confection iced with a red-and-white pattern resembling a…

July 28, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT

Jaws in Lake Ontario? Nah, It Was Just a Shark Week Video Prank Discovery hoax causes some gnashing of teeth in Canada

If you thought there was something fishy about that YouTube video of a shark swimming off Lake Ontario's Wolfe Island, you were absolutely right. The clip—uploaded on July 10, with nearly…

July 23, 2014, 10:03 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: June 27-July 3 Monty Python, Shark Week and lots of pride

The World Cup is still bringing excitement to soccer fans around the globe, but the U.S. is out of the running, and so it might be time ... for something…

July 3, 2014, 10:14 AM EDT

This Shark Week Teaser Is a Chum-Tossing Celebration of Carnivorous Delights All hail the 'King of Summer'

Just watching Discovery's Shark Week will make you feel like you're skiing on two great whites while a mermaid clings to your leg. Behold the resplendent CGI overkill of this internally…

June 30, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT

GE's Twitter Vine 'Science Fair' Gets Social Ad Push Tumblr, BuzzFeed, Facebook, Promoted Tweets in play

General Electric is executing a Twitter Vine-based "science fair" promotion through Aug. 15 that includes ads via several social platforms as well as an influencer push. The Fairfield, Conn.-based corporation…

August 7, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT

Nielsen: 29 Percent of TV Ratings Impacted by Twitter Study tries to establish causal relationship between social and GRPs

In a first attempt at establishing a causal relationship between Twitter activity and TV ratings, Nielsen on Tuesday released a study that suggests that the social media platform can in…

August 6, 2013, 1:15 PM EDT

Tide's Shark Week Twitter Vine Is Bloody Good Volkswagen, Weather Channel also jump

When oceanic imagery is already built into your brand name—as with, say, Tide—you probably don't have to worry about jumping the Shark Week. And yet marketers of the Procter & Gamble…

August 5, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT

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