The CMA launches a new digital campaign by MSQ Partners to encourage cartel tip offs

The CMA launches a new digital campaign by MSQ Partners to encourage cartel tip offs

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a new digital campaign aimed at encouraging people to report cartels. While fines and monetary incentives play a role in encouraging people to report, this new campaign is based on analysis conducted by the Behavioural Insights Team that shows the decision to report is shaped by a […]

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later in 2018 to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on February 17. The postcard verification is Facebook’s latest effort to respond to criticism from lawmakers, security experts and election […]

PATTISON Outdoor, Fourthwall and JWT Celebrate Mazda Canada’s 50th with Digital Storefront

PATTISON Outdoor, Fourthwall and JWT Celebrate Mazda Canada’s 50th with Digital Storefront

PATTISON Outdoor, Canada’s leading Out-of-Home advertising company, along with its digital and interactive arm, Fourthwall, partnered with agency J. Walter Thompson and Mazda Canada to celebrate the automotive brand’s 50th anniversary with their followers. To commemorate the occasion, Mazda Canada is releasing a series of limited edition prints through a PATTISON Outdoor digital storefront designed exclusively […]

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 […]

Gunn Report’s Gunn 100 reveals most awarded agencies of 2017

Gunn Report’s Gunn 100 reveals most awarded agencies of 2017

Gunn Report, the global index of creative excellence in advertising, today released the results of the newly launched Gunn 100, a ranking of the top 100 creatively awarded advertising ideas of 2017- regardless of their communication discipline – and the companies behind them. The rankings, which include the top creative agencies, agency networks, holding companies, […]

Toyota puts Paralympic snowboarder in the spotlight with ‘Start Your Impossible’ campaign

Toyota puts Paralympic snowboarder in the spotlight with ‘Start Your Impossible’ campaign

Toyota has launched its worldwide ‘Start Your Impossible’ Olympics campaign in the Netherlands, with an emotional spot by Amsterdam advertising agency Etcetera. The spot features Para-athlete Chris Vos, a 19-year-old snowboarding champion. The 1.40 TV commercial tells the real-life success story of how he overcame adversity and physical limitations, in order to take his place […]

UNESCO and BETC call for fairer media coverage of sportswomen

UNESCO and BETC call for fairer media coverage of sportswomen

As millions around the world tune into the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games, World Radio Day (WRD), celebrated on 13 February 2018, is dedicated to the theme of “Radio and Sports”. On this occasion, the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, calls on media to provide more equal coverage of women athletes. “The fight for […]