Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Burger King embraced McDonald’s “McHappy Day” in Argentina, which revolves around donations to a children’s cancer charity organization, by going “A Day Without Whopper” (video above).

-Facebook is preparing to introduce six-second pre-roll ads.

Nick Garrett will take over as CEO of Clemenger BBDO Sydney and Melbourne.

-Digiday lists “5 things we learned about influencer marketing this year.”

-Laughlin Constable hired Connor Dault as director of programmatic media strategy.

-JWT staff and clients faced off for “JWT Wrap Battles,” partnering with Starlight Children’s Foundation to provide presents to sick children.

-Industry veterans share their selections for “the best ad campaigns of 2017.”