New algorithm gives discounts to purchase electric bikes in Brazil

New algorithm gives discounts to purchase electric bikes in Brazil

With 8.6 million vehicles in the streets, São Paulo has one of the most intense and chaotic traffic in the world, placing urban mobility as a central issue for the inhabitants. The metropolis is home to 12.2 million people, which lose almost two hours every day just to go and come back from work. Not […]

Burger King App Lets Users ‘Burn’ Rival Fast Food Ads in Exchange for Free Whopper

Burger King App Lets Users ‘Burn’ Rival Fast Food Ads in Exchange for Free Whopper

Burger King has no problem zinging and prodding its rival fast food restaurants. Now, the chain is encouraging fans to ‘burn’ those rivals thanks to a new app feature that sees billboards engulfed in flames. With the ‘Burn That Ad’ campaign, anyone who launches the Burger King app in Brazil and points their smartphone at its […]

Foundation Laço Rosa transforms the giving of wigs into a barcode for donations

Foundation Laço Rosa transforms the giving of wigs into a barcode for donations

Foundation Laço Rosa, an organisation in Brazil that fights against breast cancer, has installed an interactive panel that receives donations at the same time as it shows the power of a contribution. From a distance, the piece is an enormous barcode. But, up close, it is possible to read the names of women patients who […]

Meet The Mining Screensaver, a project that helps change the world from a screensaver

Meet The Mining Screensaver, a project that helps change the world from a screensaver

 Ever thought about contributing to humanitarian causes and helping people change the world from a simple screensaver? It sounds easy – and it really is! Change.org, the world’s largest petition platform, and TracyLocke Brazil, part of Omnicom Group shopper marketing agencies, have created The Mining Screensaver, a screensaver that, once installed, uses computers to […]

ESPN Brazil, Samsung team up for animoji sportscast

ESPN Brazil, Samsung team up for animoji sportscast

ESPN Brazil partnered with electronics giant Samsung to turn the hosts of “SportsCenter” into cartoon versions of themselves to promote the animoji features of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones, according to a press release. Faces of ESPN anchors Paulo Soares and Antero Greco were transformed into emojis for four episodes of the show that […]

Facebook Stories to test ads as user count tops 150M

Facebook Stories to test ads as user count tops 150M

Facebook has announced that its Stories platform has 150 million daily active users, and that it’ll begin testing ads on Stories in the US, Mexico and Brazil. The video ads are 5 to 15 seconds long, and users have the option to skip them. Facebook can automatically reformat ads on the News Feed with borders […]

F/Nazca help Pinacoteca reinvent going to the museum with new interactive game

F/Nazca help Pinacoteca reinvent going to the museum with new interactive game

 The São Paulo Pinacoteca ─ the oldest art museum in the city ─ launched an interactive game to promote a unique experience for those who visit the institution: it transforms the subway and metropolitan train lines in São Paulo into a giant game board and challenges players with questions about the art collections at […]