BBD Perfect Storm creates ridiculous #XmashTags to bring #ChristmasJoy to one and all (and to help those in need)

BBD Perfect Storm creates ridiculous #XmashTags to bring #ChristmasJoy to one and all (and to help those in need)

This #GivingTuesday agency BBD Perfect Storm has created the #XmashTag, an extension of its traditional Christmas card that will help spread some festive cheer and do some good for charity at the same time. A cheeky nod at the overuse of hashtags, the agency is hoping to flood Twitter with gratuitous random festive hashtags in […]

GroupM predicts strong 2016 UK ad spending, outpacing UK GDP growth for 5th consecutive year

GroupM predicts strong 2016 UK ad spending, outpacing UK GDP growth for 5th consecutive year

U.K. advertising spending in 2015 is anticipated to grow by seven percent, and in 2016 GroupM predicts strong demand for digital advertising will usher another year of strong advertising growth (also seven percent), pushing total U.K. advertising investment above £17bn. The new GroupM forecast released raises the prior 2015 estimate by one point (six to […]

Razorfish and Lifecake collaborate to launch integrated marketing campaign, ‘me and my bear’

Razorfish and Lifecake collaborate to launch integrated marketing campaign, ‘me and my bear’

Razorfish, part of the Publicis.Sapient platform, has announced the launch of a multichannel communications campaign, influencer engagement and online film ‘me and my bear’ for popular photograph sharing mobile application, Lifecake. Lifecake – which was acquired by Canon in 2015 – is a mobile app that allows its users to store all of their child’s […]

Real Madrid Partners with Snapchat for El Clásico

Real Madrid Partners with Snapchat for El Clásico

Real Madrid is one of the most popular football team in the world, with 85m fans on Facebook and 17.5m followers on Twitter, so a partnership based around its biggest match of the year is a massive win for Snapchat, who hosted one of its Live Stories based around the side’s clash with F.C. Barcelona […]

Durex launches #CondomEmoji campaign ahead of World AIDS Day

Durex launches #CondomEmoji campaign ahead of World AIDS Day

Durex is calling for the creation of a condom emoji to help young people communicate about safe-sex ahead of World AIDS Day. The #CondomEmoji campaign is running across YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, with an accompanying video explaining the reasoning behind the project. Durex has claimed that emojis are perceived as a “new language” by millennials […]

Google+ new design aims to put community at the heart

Google+ new design aims to put community at the heart

Google has updated the look of Google+ as it looks to respond to user feedback and put “Communities and Collections front and centre”. Now focused around interests, Google+ is simpler and easier to use and has been rebuilt across web, Android and iOS for a faster and more consistent experience across all devices. “Whether it’s […]