Adland Captivated by Cannes

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 While the divide amongst creative and clients about the benefit of racking up awards for an agency is still up for debate, the media and ad world continue to be captivated by the annual International Festival of Creativity festival AKA Cannes (Lions). The Ad world is Cannes centric this week as the festival celebrates its […]

Yahoo Plans To Acquire Tumblr in 1.1 Billion Dollar Buy

Tumblr will join Yahoo in 2013

Tumblr, one of the world’s premiere blogging platforms is set to be acquired by Yahoo one of the world’s first internet heavy hitters. The deal will be completed by the second half of the year and will be an all cash transaction. Twenty-six-year-old founder David Karp, will remain on as the chief executive for four […]

Do You Snapchat?

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Snapchat? No doubt you’ve heard about it on the news, from your kids, or your teenage sibling. It’s a free, instant photo texting app for Android and iPhone that’s making headlines around the world. Created by two Stanford students after a product design class for their final project, Snapchat was launched in September 2011 from their basement. The […]

NIKE PHOTOiD

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Today we came across this cool new shoe customization tool from Nike called NIKE PHOTOiD. Powered by Instagram, it allows you to use your favourite Instagram moments to create a new pair of shoes. You sign in with Instagram, pick one of three shoe styles, then customize the colour palette based on your own photo. Once the colours are finalized, […]

Viral Celebs in Advertising

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You know and I know that it’s nearly impossible to MAKE something go viral.  Going viral is like falling in love. How do you know when you’re truly in love? You can’t plan for it, you can’t force it, but as they say: When it happens, you just know. Just like Sweet Brown knew, when […]