Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Comedian Diane Morgan stars in We Are Social’s new campaign for First Direct (video above).

-Facebook offered advertisers “a targetable breakdown” of U.S. voters during the 2016 election.

-The New York Times takes a look at BBDO’s anti-bullying campaign with Monica Lewinsky.

-Adweek lists “The Scariest, Freakiest and Funniest Halloween Ads of 2017.”

-Duncan Channon’s “Whatever It Takes” World Series PSA for Stand Up to Cancer doesn’t swing for the fences.

-Performance marketing agency Merkle hired Digitas LBi vet Joanne Zaiac as chief client officer of its Americas division.

-GroupM global CEO Kelly Clark says media agencies are changing for the better, consultants don’t have “real world experience.”

-Full-service digital agency Ueno hired David Navarro as executive creative director in its New York office and Elisabeth Boonin as U.S. executive technology director, based out of its San Francisco office.