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Adverblog’s Facebook timeline hack

on March 3, 2012 by Tim Comments

Facebook has rolled out their ‘timeline’ to brand pages. And since our page is growing and growing in popularity, we decided to make good use of the new top image. We got a neat ‘decision map’ and we hope you’ll end up in the right spot: http://www.facebook.com/Adverblog Read more…

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Snake the Planet

on March 2, 2012 by Tim Comments

“Snake the Planet!” is a project by the Mobile Projection Unit (MPU) in Sydney. Packing a projector, computer and a camera into a nanabin (grandmother’s shopping helper) and taking it out into the streets they are able to play games on any building they choose. This kind of Urban Gaming recognizes the features of facades, doors and windows and replicates them as obstacles within the game ‘Snake’. Read more…

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We Are Bonds

on February 28, 2012 by Tim Comments

Iconic Australian fashion brand Bonds has been around for 35,301 days (aka since 1915). To celebrate their long-running relationship with Australians their new campaign is called ‘We Are Bonds’. And everyone is invited to claim their birthdate as one of those 35,301 days. Read more…

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The Artistifier

on February 28, 2012 by Tim Comments

This is a hilarious mashup of YouTube with video and sound effects typical of this year’s hit film “The Artist”. Go grab any YouTube URL and create an Oscar-worthy masterpiece in seconds. Don’t forget to add captions like I did on poor Mits’ previous Adverblog post of a Japanese viral. Read more…

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Advertising – what a small world

on February 27, 2012 by Tim Comments

Have you ever bumped into an old colleague (now working at a competitor agency), and said to yourself: ‘Advertising, what a small world!’. That’s what we did at Publicis Mojo and were promptly inspired to create these 20 small agency planets. Sydney’s advertising elite as tiny worlds. And a challenging game to recognise their HQs. Read more…

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WorkClub uses Pinterest to find a CD

on February 27, 2012 by Tim Comments

Pinterest becomes more and more interesting for brands and advertisers and it is great to see agencies having fun with the format. WorkClub kicks it off by using a pin board to illustrate the job description of a new CD.

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Tim Burgess tweet creates cereal

on February 22, 2012 by Tim Comments

An amazeballsocialmedia story indeed: Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess tweeted his followers that he wanted to create a breakfast cereal called “Totes Amazeballs”. Joking or not, Kellogg’s heard about the idea and reacted in record time. Now Tim has indeed created a unique breakfast dish, thanks to one tweet.

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Excellent adventures in education

on February 19, 2012 by Tim Comments

Move over, Bill & Ted! These Australian dudes made a great ad for education. It’s a campus tour like you haven’t seen before. Beware of a seriously gross ending. Read more…

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Swipe to unlock truth about Guantanamo

on February 14, 2012 by Tim Comments

Amnesty International has repeatedly campaigned against Guantanamo, where the U.S. government holds detainees it suspects of terrorism. On the camp’s 10th anniversary Sweden’s AI campaign has cleverly used iPads and in particular the gesture of swiping to visualise support for the detainees. Read more…

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MISEREOR puts 2 Euros in motion

on February 14, 2012 by Tim Comments

This is a great idea for turning a charity donation into an experience. German agency KolleRebbe has produced this interactive outdoor poster that shows how your donation puts a lot of things into motion. And it takes a picture of you (the donor) and posts it into facebook. Read more…

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