24 Hours in Advertising: Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Apple courts the fashion-forward while Facebook celebrates friendships

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked.

Buzzing on Adweek:

Adidas scores huge YouTube views

The new "Take It" campaign from Adidas tops this week's branded YouTube videos, with over 21 million views on YouTube in just one week. (Adweek)

Etsy, but for artists

Ziibra, an Etsy-like space for painters and designers to sell and display their work, just launched and some artists have already been connected with brands like JetBlue for campaigns. (Adweek)

U.S. beer consumption, by brand

An infographic from VinePair reveals just how much mainstream light beer Americans consume based on sales, with Bud Light and Coors Light leading the pack. (Adweek)

Apple Watch ads court fashionistas

For the launch of the Apple Watch Apple isn't going after the tech obsessed with its advertising. Instead it's targeting the fashion-forward, with a trendy 12-page spread in Vogue. (Adweek)

Ads come to Google Play

Android users will start to see paid search ads pop up in Google Play, as Google helps app developers gain more traction in the app store. (Adweek)

Facebook makes awesome ads about friendship 

Facebook's in-house agency created three wonderful spots about friendship, directed by Mike Mills. (Adweek)

Brands on llamageddon

Two very brave llamas escaped and roamed the streets of Arizona, captivating people all over the country. Of course, brands responded accordingly. (Adweek)

Around the Web:

Kellogg's sinking breakfast sales

As more Americans turn to different, healthier breakfast options from Greek yogurt to cereal bars, Kellogg faces a steep decline in sales. (Bloomberg)

Lego closes the gap with Mattel

Lego posted strong growth numbers for the last quarter and continues to get closer to overtaking Mattel as the top toy company. (The Wall Street Journal)

Taco Bell expands to Japan

The fast food chain, and member of Yum! Brands, announced it will be opening locations in Japan in its quest to open 1,300 additional international locations by 2023. (Yahoo Finance)

Barnes & Noble keeps the Nook

Bookstore Barnes & Noble will keep control of its Nook and e-book business and will, instead, just do away with its college book division. (Reuters)

Shake Shack goes after millennials

Shake Shack does very little in the way of traditional advertising, but instead won over millennials' hearts and stomachs with its social media strategy. (Digiday)

Industry Shake-Ups: 

New hire at Havas Chicago

Havas Worldwide's Chicago office hired Chris Gyorg, formerly executive creative director at FCB, as group creative director. He will work on the agency's Citi account. (Agency Spy)

Chrysler launches a digital review

Chrysler plans to launch a review for its digital agency business, currently managed by SapientNitro. (Adweek)