Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Consumer goods giant Unilever, one of the world’s biggest advertisers, has threatened to pull investment from digital platforms such as Facebook and Google that “create division” in society or fail to protect children. Keith Weed, chief marketing officer at the maker of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soap, will announce the company’s plan in […]

Dentsu Webchutney India Creates ‘Never Miss a Deal with Missed Caller’ Innovation for Café TC

Dentsu Webchutney India Creates ‘Never Miss a Deal with Missed Caller’ Innovation for Café TC

 Café TC and Dentsu Webchutney India launched a new campaign to make people aware of ‘Not 2 B Missed Deals’ using Truecaller in an innovative way. Friday night is party night. Bars and restaurants run exclusive deals and offers in order to get maximum footfalls. These deals are communicated to people using various conventional […]

Adobe Reveals Gen Z are UK’s Biggest Content Consumers, Engaging with over 10 Hours of Online Content a Day

Adobe Reveals Gen Z are UK’s Biggest Content Consumers, Engaging with over 10 Hours of Online Content a Day

Britons are addicted to digital content, with UK millennials spending 8.5 hours – over half of the average waking day (53%) – reading, watching, liking, creating and sharing content across their devices. For Generation Z, this rises to 10.6 hours, while the UK average is 6.9 hours. The findings come from Adobe’s latest report into […]

McCann Worldgroup presents “Heroes of the Mobile Age” at Mobile World Congress 2018

McCann Worldgroup presents “Heroes of the Mobile Age” at  Mobile World Congress 2018

McCann Worldgroup announced its continued partnership with Mobile World Congress for the 7th consecutive year. One of the longest-standing partners of the event, McCann Worldgroup is the only major advertising communications agency network to partner with Mobile World Congress since its inception in 1996. Under the theme “Mobile: The Next Element”, Mobile World Congress 2018 […]

Deezer launches first ever AR ‘boombox’ advert to engage millennial music audience

Deezer launches first ever AR ‘boombox’ advert to engage millennial music audience

 Deezer, the world’s most diverse, dynamic and personalised music streaming service, has launched its first ever fully immersive augmented reality (AR) music experience, leveraging a new and specially created Snapchat lens. With AR usage expected to increase to 200 million this year, Snapchat influencer platform, Fanbytes, created a bespoke piece of content based on […]

UNICEF and BETC launch an unprecedented fundraising tool using blockchain technology

UNICEF and BETC launch an unprecedented fundraising tool using blockchain technology

 Between the 2nd of February and the 31st of March 2018, UNICEF and advertising agency BETC are reinventing charitable donations with the ‘Game Changers‘ initiative, the first humanitarian fundraising effort using the cryptocurrency Ethereum. UNICEF’s work for children depends on donations and they asked for help to attract a younger generation of donors since […]

Lidl UK Launches AI Wine ChatBot Giving Customers Expert Wine Knowledge & Recommendations

Lidl UK Launches AI Wine ChatBot Giving Customers Expert Wine Knowledge & Recommendations

Lidl, the UK’s seventh largest retailer, has launched its first fully-automated, AI-powered, Facebook Messenger chatbot to help UK customers select the best wine whatever the meal or moment. Users simply type in a wine question and voilà, the answer appears! Lidl’s new chatbot – named Margot – will perform the role of shoppers’ virtual wine […]

WARC: 24% of brands and agencies surveyed expect voice interfaces to be important to their business

WARC: 24% of brands and agencies surveyed expect voice interfaces to be important to their business

Voice-enabled technology, from smart speakers to virtual assistants, is opening an entirely new interface through which brands and consumers will engage and communicate in 2018, according to WARC, the global marketing intelligence service, following a survey with more than 600 marketing and advertising professionals around the world for its Toolkit 2018 report. Voice is swiftly […]

Postmates launches data-driven “We Get It” campaign by 180LA

Postmates launches data-driven “We Get It” campaign by 180LA

Postmates, one of the only on-demand delivery apps that can deliver anything from anywhere, announced a “We Get It” 360 brand marketing campaign that captures how on-demand ‘anything’ is quickly becoming a way of life — particularly in the app’s largest market of Los Angeles. From Pho, aspirin and coffee runs for the office, to […]