Topic: Virgin Mobile

Ad of the Day: Virgin Mobile's New Campaign Is the Ultimate Rickroll

Look who pops up out of nowhere

The sudden appearance of Rick Astley usually means you've been duped. But 180LA and Virgin Mobile now want it to communicate the opposite. A new campaign for the wireless carrier depicts…

These Were Tumblr's Top 20 Sponsored Posts of 2014

AT&T scored top engagement, with Axe and Adidas close behind

Since Tumblr first introduced in-stream sponsored posts in Spring 2013, more than 300 paid advertisers have gotten on board. The brand publishers contribute to an ecosystem of content creators and…

Mountain Dew Is Running Vine-Based TV Ads for the Nascar Race This Weekend

Check out the soda's six-second spots

Following in the footsteps of Dunkin' Donuts, Virgin Mobile and Trident, Mountain Dew is testing a couple Vine-based TV spots. As in Dunkin's effort, the soda is utilizing television's emerging five-second…

Virgin Mobile Makes Its Pitch in 25 YouTube Videos, Which You Scroll Through by Blinking

Ready to be BlinkWashed?

Virgin Mobile has been retraining your brain for a while. Now, it wants to borrow your eyes. In a fun stunt called BlinkWashing from Mother New York and rehabstudio, the mobile…

This Guy Has the Second-Most Followed Account on Vine

Marketers are taking notice

YouTube already has a well-established constellation of star creators, and now a similar community is cropping up on Vine, Twitter’s social video network. One of the platform’s standouts is Nicholas…

Susie Essman Celebrates Mother's Day by Clenching Her Snapdragon for Virgin Mobile

Kicking a daughter to the curb

Any Mother's Day commercial with Susie Essman is not going to be warm and fuzzy. The Curb Your Enthusiasm star appears in the new online video below for Virgin Mobile…

Ad of the Day: Virgin Mobile

Wayne Coyne and Colonel Meow retrain your brain, or at least mess with it

I usually have at least one question for our intrepid Ad of the Day candidates. But I have several for Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne. First, why did you make…

Web Video Stars Also Coming Out for Sandy Victims

What's Trending to host two-hour variety hour

Shira Lazar wants to be the next Jerry Lewis. Okay, she didn’t say that—but the ubiquitious Web host wants to bring some of that old-school, let’s-put-on-a-show variety feel to the Web.…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 24-31

These spots destroyed property, ran for beer and made muscle music

This week, a tablet computer became a child's playground, Eddie Money went from rock 'n' roll to bittersweet, and Jack Bauer executed some moves in the kitchen (presumably after saving…