Marmite ‘TasteFace’ Takes Facial Recognition to the Next Level

Marmite ‘TasteFace’ Takes Facial Recognition to the Next Level

Marmite, Unilever’s famous spread, has launched a new digital experience that analyses your emotions whilst you taste Marmite, to discover, in real-time, whether you are likely to be born a lover or a hater. The technology has been developed by digital creative agency AnalogFolk. Visit tasteface.marmite.co.uk on your mobile and try some Marmite. TasteFace and […]

IBM claim Blockchain will enhance global food safety

IBM claim Blockchain will enhance global food safety

Food retailers like Walmart, Unilever and Nestlé are partnering with IBM on a blockchain collaboration intended to address food safety. Additional IBM partners include Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, McLane Company and Tyson Foods. They will work with IBM to identify new areas where the global supply chain can benefit from […]

Celtra secures $15 million financing to lead creative transformation in digital advertising

Celtra secures $15 million financing to lead creative transformation in digital advertising

Celtra, the creative management platform for digital advertising, today announced a $15 million investment led by Unilever Ventures and WPP. Unilever and WPP are partnering to use Celtra’s market-leading creative technology across Unilever’s global marketing organization and its ecosystem of service providers, technology vendors and media suppliers. Celtra aims to help advertisers maximize their creative potential […]

Unilever look to programmatic display ads as they “generate £1.47 for every pound spent”

Unilever look to programmatic display ads as they “generate £1.47 for every pound spent”

Unilever plans to shift more of its marketing budget to digital display advertising after a successful trial involving five of its brands delivered an average ROI of £1.47 for every £1 spent. The data was calculated by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), which was one of the partner organisations that took part in Unilever’s ongoing […]

Lipton Ice Tea Helps Aussies ‘Beat the Heat’ in New Snapchat Campaign

Lipton Ice Tea Helps Aussies ‘Beat the Heat’ in New Snapchat Campaign

In a global media first, Lipton Ice Tea has launched its latest campaign via PHD Sydney, which serves video content on Snapchat to help consumers ‘beat the heat’ with cool and dynamic footage. The idea, utilises Weather Targeting via a programmatic buy on Snapchat, automatically triggered when the temperature exceeds 26 degrees.  Ads are served […]

Unilever, Universal and L’Oreal Make Use of AI Content Marketing Platform

Unilever, Universal and L’Oreal Make Use of AI Content Marketing Platform

AI Content marketing platform Codec has signed 14 new customers including Unilever, Universal Music and L’Oreal. Codec’s platform is said to enable marketers ‘to create better content by giving them an accurate prediction of what audiences care about before they plan’. It provides these marketers with visual insights, detailed views, an understanding of target audience data, […]

Parenting app Mush partners Unilever brand Neutral 0%

Parenting app Mush partners Unilever brand Neutral 0%

Mush, the app launched for lonely parents, has signed its second brand partnership, with Unilever’s Scandinavian household and personal care brand Neutral 0%. The app, which has been dubbed “the lovechild of Tinder and NCT”, launched this year and helps parents make new friends, bringing them together based on shared interests, proximity and children’s ages. […]

MMA EMEA Announce the 2016 Smarties Winners

MMA EMEA Announce the 2016 Smarties Winners

Campaigns from the length and breadth of the EMEA region were winners at last nights MMA EMEA Smarties Awards. The variety, diversity and geographical span were the widest yet, with entries received from all parts of the region. Whilst the UK, and Turkey were well represented, there were winning entries from Russia, Germany, France, the […]

Lipton Launches #BeAMaker Vertical Video Campaign

Lipton Launches #BeAMaker Vertical Video Campaign

Unilever-owned tea brand Lipton has launched #BeAMaker, a mobile-first vertical video ad campaign. The campaign pushes Lipton’s sustainable living brand message, building on the fact that it sources tea from Rainforest Alliance-certified farms. The video content tells the stories of young tea farmers in Kenya, focusing on what these titular ‘makers’ – such as rap trio Aroma 3 – do […]