American Express helps launch mobile game that encourages players to take care of national parks

American Express helps launch mobile game that encourages players to take care of national parks

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and as of late has been rolling out a number of ads and marketing stunts to raise awareness of the milestone, including a virtual park tour and campaign created by Grey called ‘Find Your Park.’ The US agency’s latest centennial initiative is a mobile […]

HTC creates life-sized Pong and Candy Crush games to promote VR headset Vive

HTC creates life-sized Pong and Candy Crush games to promote VR headset Vive

HTC has released eight online ads which bring classic and modern video games to life to promote the company’s virtual reality headset, Vive. The videos, created by B-Reel, see people on the street accosted by actors dressed as video game characters and features, including the rectangular paddles from Pong and sweets from Candy Crush Saga. […]

Cheil Worldwide & Samsung launch VR experience #BeFearless program to help people successfully conquer their deepest fears

Cheil Worldwide & Samsung launch VR experience #BeFearless program to help people successfully conquer their deepest fears

Cheil Worldwide and Samsung Electronics have set out to help people overcome deep-seated fears with technology. Samsung’s #BeFearless campaign seeks to empower young people to face their inner fears that can be a barrier in daily lives – whether it’s a fear of public speaking or heights – with the help of the immersive experience […]

Samsung straps William H. Macy into a Gear VR for Oscars ad

Samsung straps William H. Macy into a Gear VR for Oscars ad

Samsung is pushing its fledgling Gear VR headset in a big way after recruiting Hollywood star William H. Macy to sell its customised virtual reality headset for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The celebrity-studded commercial debuted during the first ad slot of the Oscars with 90 seconds of star plugs from the likes of […]

LG is Most Talked-about Brand on Social at MWC 2016

LG is Most Talked-about Brand on Social at MWC 2016

PR firm Hotwire has been analysing the conversations taking place on Twitter around 2016’s Mobile World Congress show. The firm looked at tweets with the hashtag #MWC16 – of which there were 405,132 at the time the stats were released – using the Pulsar social analysis tool to establish the brands and the trends generating […]

Facebook launches full screen vertical Canvas ads to boost mobile creativity

Facebook launches full screen vertical Canvas ads to boost mobile creativity

Facebook has launched its Canvas ads worldwide, allowing advertisers to effectively take over a mobile device’s screen with immersive creative that loads almost instantaneously when someone taps on the news feed. The ad format supports a mix of features including slideshows, descriptions, videos and a scrollable, interactive interface, that effectively create a mini website designed […]

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