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KFC Made Some Very Weird Relaxation Videos to Help You Deal With Life in...

Remember when Don Draper's had his epiphany at the meditation retreat? It inspired him to dream up a famous commercial, but it could easily have led to something like KFC's "Comfort Zone," a...

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Taco Bell Made the Perfect Trailer for a Fake Movie About Why They’ve Never...

Ever wonder why Taco Bell doesn't sell fries? That question sets off Josh Duhamel on a epic quest in the brand's new faux movie trailer for a thriller called Web of Fries, which looks like the perfect...

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Huge President and CMO Jumps to Mattress Company Casper

Jeff Brooks, formerly president and chief marketing officer of digital agency Huge, has gone client-side, joining mattress company, and Huge client, Casper as CMO. Casper named Huge as its creative...

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Mars Puts $1.4 Billion-Plus Global Media Business in Review, Looks to...

Mars, the confectionery, pet care and food conglomerate behind brands like M&M's, Snickers, Orbit and Pedigree, is placing its global media business in review as it looks to consolidate all...

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HGTV Launched a Design Assistant Facebook Messenger Bot

Scripps Networks Interactive launched an HGTV Facebook Messenger bot, designed to help users discover design inspirations that they can implement in their own homes. The bot, named Hazel, allows users...

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Was This Little-Known British Ad the Most Emotionally Engaging of 2017?

Wait, we're not done with the 2017 lists yet! Here's an intriguing one from research firm System1 ranking the 10 most emotionally engaging spots of the year--based on testing of 705 award-winning or...

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These 6 Digital Stats on Alexa, Brand Safety and Snapchat Grabbed Our...

The whirlwind of last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is in the rearview mirror now. Not surprisingly, the event was full of data and stats about everything from the Internet of Things to...

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Anna Faris Pushes Kind Protein Bars by Reading Horrible Reviews of Rival...

This is a real offer: Try a healthy snack that tastes like some combination of hyena crap, garbage, resentment and sawdust. Bring it on, you say? The marketer Kind feels confident that its new...

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Overcoming the Fragility of Trust in Today’s Connected World

In today's world of social media speed, fake news and announcing deaths before they happen, how does a brand not just gain the trust of their consumers, but keep it, as well? I attended the Family...

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NASA Brought Mars to Earth at This Year’s CES

The Consumer Electronics Show is meant to display the future of humanity. There's a certain optimism in looking at how technology advances society; how we can take an ordinary refrigerator and make it...

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Samsung and VML Poland Win Adweek’s Grand Arc Award

Polish cosmonaut Tadeusz Kuziora was one of a handful of elite pilots who trained for the Soyuz 30 mission in the late 1970s, but he never made the journey into space. Until he did, four decades later...

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Duplass Brothers’ Creative Shop Donut Expands Reach to New York

Donut, the Los Angeles creative agency launched last year by indie filmmakers Mark and Jay Duplass, is already expanding to the East Coast--setting up shop in New York. The agency hired Sarah Dale to...

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Can a Water Called Liquid Death Beat the Energy Drinks at Their Own Game?

It's jarring to see a water brand called Liquid Death. But what if it's actually just right for the times--appealing to young people in the brand language they tend to like, but promoting a healthier...

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Why Every Brand Should Be Watching the Emerging Beauty Industry

"Is it going to look good in a selfie?" The answer to this question can make or break a modern brand. With good reason, too: the way a product is going to be discovered, shared, talked about and bought...

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Spotify Gets Into Pet Adoption After Learning Dogs Have Their Own Musical Tastes

A recent study from the University of Glasgow suggested each individual dog has his or her own unique taste in music. This was music to Spotify's ears, and the streaming service has now partnered with...

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Verizon Returns to Super Bowl for First Time Since 2011

Verizon will make an appearance in Super Bowl LII. The brand confirmed to Adweek that it will air an ad during the game, but didn't provide any further details. Verizon last appeared in the Super Bowl...

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How Davos Can Help Marketers Gain Greater Global Purpose

As global leaders gather in Davos next week to try to create a shared future in a fractured world, what's the role of marketers and creative agencies? In this era of seismic disruption, technology is...

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Diversity Finally Comes to Facebook’s Board of Directors

Facebook's board of directors welcomed its first African-American member, as American Express chairman and CEO Kenneth Chenault will take a seat effective Feb. 5. Chenault has been with American...

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The Facebook Community Boost Show Is Set to Hit the Road

After last week's news that Facebook is revamping its News Feed, small businesses needed some good news from Facebook, and they received it in the form of an update on the Facebook Community Boost...

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This Campaign Found a Hilariously Gross Way to Raise Awareness of Testicular...

We're getting pretty well-versed in testicular cancer awareness ads, and in the weird--sometimes creepy--ways associations find of getting people to do something we oddly all hate doing: checking...

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