Pinterest opens up Promoted Pins for UK advertisers, with John Lewis and Made.com among launch partners

Pinterest opens up Promoted Pins for UK advertisers, with John Lewis and Made.com among launch partners

Pinterest’s Promoted Pins ad format has landed in the UK, with brands like John Lewis, Made.com, B&Q and Tesco announced as early launch partners. The visual bookmarking tool, which allows users to curate and share images and ideas via an online scrapbook of ‘Pins’, made the announcement on April 6. Promoted Pins, which launched in […]

Cheil Hong Kong creates Samsung #BeTheirEyes translating social photos into printed braille

Cheil Hong Kong creates Samsung #BeTheirEyes translating social photos into printed braille

As part of its commitment to give back to the community, Samsung kicked off its ‘Make Hong Kong Better’ initiative in December 2015 by teaming up with Hong Kong Blind Union. The video from the campaign by Cheil Hong Kong, was recently released. Established in 1964, Hong Kong Blind Union is the city’s first self-help group […]

Hero Condoms takes to Tinder to match users with STIs

Hero Condoms takes to Tinder to match users with STIs

Australian Tinder users have been ‘swiping right’ to a series of personified STIs as part of a campaign by condom brand Hero. From ‘Johnorrhoea’ to ‘Sydphilis’ and ‘Herpeia’, a series of 10 fake profiles named after the diseases have been appearing as potential date options for singles on the platform in a bid to highlight the unpleasant side-effects […]

After Running a Radical Vertical Super Bowl Ad, Jeep Goes All-In on Snapchat

After Running a Radical Vertical Super Bowl Ad, Jeep Goes All-In on Snapchat

In February Jeep chose to air its minute-long Super Bowl spot “Portraits” vertically, partly because the creative fit the size of a mobile phone. Now, the brand is permanently setting up shop on vertical-oriented Snapchat. Recently, Jeep officially opened a Snapchat account, posting user-generated photos of cars. Each day, users have been voting for their favourite photo […]

Burberry becomes the first luxury brand to run a Snapchat Discover channel native ad

Burberry becomes the first luxury brand to run a Snapchat Discover channel native ad

Burberry currently running its very own temporary Discover channel on Snapchat, a native ad with a suite of branded content. The channel, which can be found in the first slot of the Discover tab of Snapchat, is dedicated to promoting Mr. Burberry, the luxury brand’s latest men’s fragrance and accompanying capsule collection and men’s grooming products. While […]

Domino’s DXP delivers pizza through Instagram-based games

Domino’s DXP delivers pizza through Instagram-based games

Domino’s Pizza is looking to game Instagram — literally. The pizza delivery chain has brought its delivery vehicle, the DXP, to Instagram via a click-through game called “DXP Adventures.” The campaign was designed to make the DXP a household name. When players tap the tag “start_the_adventure” in the Domino’s promoted Instagram post, they will be […]

Huawei unveils its gambit for the west with #OO global teaser campaign

Huawei unveils its gambit for the west with #OO global teaser campaign

Huawei has initiated its debut fully integrated global marketing campaign in the UK. The Asian mobile brand is teasing what it is calling an “exciting new innovation” as part of the ‘#OO’ campaign, which will roll globally across out-of-home, print, digital and social channels. It launched in London to culminate in a major announcement on […]

Bathstore Produces App to Prevent Water Wastage in the Home

Bathstore Produces App to Prevent Water Wastage in the Home

Bathstore and Saatchi & Saatchi, London have launched their latest campaign with the ‘silent loo’ mobile app, which addresses the plight of water wastage in the UK. With billions of litres of water being wasted annually, the app was created in response to research collected into water consumption, which revealed that on average 75% of […]