24 Hours in Advertising: Friday, July 17, 2015

TBWA up for 2 Emmys, Reddit may restrict content

Two spots from TBWA\Chiat\Day, one for Gatorade and one for Nissan, scored Emmy nominations for best commercial. Plus, David Droga spoke to Adweek about the video war between Facebook and YouTube.


New on Adweek:

David Droga on Facebook and YouTube video war

Droga5 founder David Droga spoke to Adweek about the growing competition between Facebook and YouTube and what agencies need to know about video. 

Reddit considers tighter restrictions on content

The newly reappointed CEO of Reddit announced Thursday afternoon that the site is considering banning content that "harasses, bullies or abuses."

Two creatives want to send your Lion award to NYC

A creative team out of the U.K. wants to take an agency's lion on a trip from the U.K. to New York City, where they will treat it to a legendary trip in exchange for a placement or portfolio critique. 

TBWA ads nominated for an Emmy

TBWA\Chiat\Day has two spots nominated for an Emmy for best commercial. The agency's "Made in NY" spot for Gatorade and "With Dad" spot for Nissan are up for the award.

YouTube advertisers increase spend

Google's second quarter earnings report revealed that YouTube's top advertisers increased ad spend by 60 percent. 

Brands host real-time video chats

A handful of brands, including MTV and iHeartRadio, have turned to Facebook to run live Facebook chats using the social platform BumeBox. 


Around the Web:

Hulu looks at an ad-free option

An ad-free streaming option may be added for Hulu users. At the moment, even if users pay $7.99 for the premium service, they still have to watch ads. (The Wall Street Journal) 

National Journal ends its print publication

Political magazine National Journal is set to stop publishing a print edition by the end of this year. (The New York Times) 

Concern for McDonald's franchisees

A new survey showed that McDonald's franchisees are concerned for the future, with the six-month outlook at its worst since the survey was started 12 years ago. (Business Insider) 

Starbucks revisits plans to address inequality

After the Race Together campaign from Starbucks backfired, the company announced two new initiatives to address inequality, including opening 15 stores in low-income neighborhoods. (The Washington Post) 

Periscope doesn't need Twitter

Amanda Oleander, the first big Periscope star, doesn't have a massive Twitter following, which Digiday argues shows the two platforms aren't as linked as you might think. (Digiday) 


Industry Shake-ups: 

BBH N.Y. joins Seamless

GrubHub Inc. named BBH N.Y. its new agency of record for its Seamless brand in the New York area. (Agency Spy)