's Top 10 Advertising Stories of 2012

From the Super Bowl to Cannes, from the Adweek 50 to the year's best spots

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Here are the 10 most-read advertising and branding stories published on in 2012:


  1. NRA's Social Silence

    By Christopher Heine

    The National Rifle Association shut down a key Twitter account last summer in the aftermath of the Aurora, Colo., theater shootings. On Saturday, one day after the unthinkable shootings at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, the NRA took a more drastic measure by deactivating its Facebook page after celebrating getting to 1.7 million fans on the social site earlier in the week.



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