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Beyond the like – friendship finds a home

on October 3, 2012 by Bridget Comments

Is this the first facebook museum?  An interesting story of a little known Swiss village called Obermutten that’s just created a museum to exhibit all the lovely gifts sent in from their facebook fans.

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Wonderbra DECODER

on October 2, 2012 by Bridget Comments

This is the first fully dressed ad from Wonderbra.  Download the mobile app (iPhone or Google play) and “decode” the new campaign  (print, outdoor or youTube). Read more…

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Samuel L Jackson says “Wake the F**K Up”

on September 27, 2012 by Bridget Comments

Samuel L. Jackson steps in with a bedtime story to help the Obama re-election efforts.  The ad is incredibly well crafted with great writing and perfect execution. The campaign (wtfu2012.com) is funded by JCER - who were also behind the Great Schlep (Titanium Lion) with Sarah Silverman in 2008.

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“404 page not found” can now help find missing children

on September 26, 2012 by Bridget Comments

This is smart.  Child focus is a public service foundation dedicated to finding missing children.  They are inviting companies to put their 404 pages to good use and display missing children (digital) posters instead of the default 404 page.  They’ve set up a very simple website called Notfound.org .   Read more…

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Myspace – back from the dead?

on September 24, 2012 by Bridget Comments

The new myspace design has just been unveiled.  Take a look at the demo video below — those that like it can sign up for an invite at new.myspace.com.  I’ll be interested to see if the slick new interface can bring back new meaning to a platform that few believe in these days.  Read more…

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Google, Star Trek and the worst fight scene of all time

on September 9, 2012 by Bridget Comments

The google doodle celebrated the 46th anniversary of the original star trek series yesterday.  The google logo was transformed into the crew from starship enterprise. People could click through different scenes from the control room to the transportation room – and even a hommage to the worst fight scene of all time.

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VW turns post box into recycling bin

on September 3, 2012 by Bridget Comments

The challenge to advertising any eco-friendly product or service is to make sure that the ad itself upholds the values behind the product.  Instead of creating a print ad about VW’s BlueMotion range of eco-friendly cars, Ogilvy Cape Town used the advertising production budget to pay for postage and created an insert that allowed anyone to post the magazine (once no longer needed) to a recycling plant.

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UNIQLO – Lucky Cube with Maru

on August 30, 2012 by Bridget Comments

Play lucky cube with Maru. Smart idea from UNIQLO to get people talking about the launch of the new San Francisco store opening in October.  I’m not sure which I love more… the incredibly simple but great idea to use a quirky online game to drive traffic to the new flagship store (prize collection is at the new store) — or the fact that they have partnered with a YouTUBE star (cat) called Maru.

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Huggies hijacks olympics with Baby Championships

on August 21, 2012 by Bridget Comments

Huggies Korea takes on Pampers (official olympic sponsors) with this YouTube/UGC campaign “Baby Championships“.  Babies and cats have always been top of the charts for UGC.  It’s interesting to see a brand transform what is pretty bland UGC content into something that’s shareable.   Read more…

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New Beetle Shark Cage

on August 20, 2012 by Bridget Comments

We see an incredible amount of product placement/integration for cars but the lastest move from VW cannot go unnoticed.  As sponsor of the 25th anniversary of shark week on the Discovery Channel they’ve built an underwater shark cage in the shape of the new beetle.

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