SOREL launches weather reactive DOOH campaign

SOREL launches weather reactive DOOH campaign

SOREL, the premium footwear brand that blends function into its range of stylish boots is unveiling its autumn-winter collection with a weather reactive digital OOH campaign. The responsive campaign runs across city, roadside, and retail locations, including Westfield London and Manchester’s Arndale Center until 22nd October. The campaign creative responds, and changes based on Met […]

Spotify celebrates International Podcast Day with major Twitter campaign

Spotify celebrates International Podcast Day with major Twitter campaign

Spotify is celebrating its growing library of podcasts on International Podcast Day on 30th September 2018 with a one-day Twitter campaign developed by media agency UM, in collaboration with creative agency Byte and tech platform Blue Robot. On 30th September, Spotify will be owning Twitter’s most premium product, First View, where the first promoted tweet […]

Older women and menopause negatively stereotyped by the media, according to UM research

Older women and menopause negatively stereotyped by the media, according to UM research

According to research released on September 12, nearly half (44%) of UK women aged 50+ feel patronised by advertising (compared to 31% of all women), while more than a quarter (27%) feel that ads contribute to creating and maintaining negative stereotypes of their demographic group. Almost half (45%) of older women also agree that ‘society […]

Non-Londoners still feel ignored by the media, according to UM research

Non-Londoners still feel ignored by the media, according to UM research

Research suggests the advertising and media industries are perpetuating harmful stereotypes because they’re too focused on people living in London. Nearly half (48%) of those living outside London think the advertising/media industry simply doesn’t understand them, while 57% say the industry is too London-centric. In addition, more than half (56%) of non-Londoners feel that ad […]

Two-thirds of older Brits feel they are stereotyped in advertising, according to UM

Two-thirds of older Brits feel they are stereotyped in advertising, according to UM

Research unveiled has revealed the extent to which the advertising and media sectors are frustrating the UK’s ageing population. More than two-thirds (68%) of those aged over 65 believe that ads often show stereotyped versions of people their age – which could be why almost as many (63%) think they face negative and harmful stereotypes […]

New UM research reveals harmful stereotypes of the working class in UK TV Ads

New UM research reveals harmful stereotypes of the working class in UK TV Ads

Research unveiled on May 8, suggests the advertising and media industries are perpetuating harmful socio-economic stereotypes because they’re too focused on rich and middle-class households. Six out of ten Brits (62%) are concerned that TV ads all too often only portray wealthy homes, while around two-thirds (63%) believe the poor are negatively stereotyped in advertising. […]