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American Colonel Sanders: a jolly old fellow with a spring in his step. Colonel Sanders in the U.K. and Ireland: not here to talk. Here to fry chicken and kick ass.
RT @Adweek: The very real relationship between IBM's AI computer and Alex Trebek:
Opinion | Programmatic hasn’t been able to live up to its potential:
Here's a look back at Adweek’s coverage of a monopoly that really did get split up 👀.
At this Trivial Pursuit Hotel, you pay for everything by answering questions:
Facebook stored account passwords for hundreds of millions of users in plain text:
European music app XITE expands to U.S., hoping to be the next Spotify for music videos:
Hudson Yards is open for business, and these two brands hope it proves their concepts work:
A couple that stars in spots for Gatorade Zero together, stays together.
Get #inspired by leaders from @HBO, @Dominos, @IHOP, @Droga5 and more at Elevate: #Creativity on May 1st – featuring the inaugural Adweek Experiential Awards! Take advantage of early-bird ticket pricing now through 3/31:
@GameShowNetwork discovered the best way to retain and build viewers is to stop trying to reinvent the wheel when it came to programming.
The very real relationship between IBM's AI computer and Alex Trebek:
After last year’s snowed-out upfront, Hallmark returns with ‘celebration,’ not presentation:
Maya Rudolph sings a soulful ballad about why trees shouldn't die to wipe your butt:
Coors Light rolls out a tap that glows and dispenses free beer when it hears Bud Light ads:
Ikea wants you to reach ultimate decorating satisfaction with its Kåma Sutra:
The co-founder of MoviePass is building a new way for consumers to see films for free:
Havas Chicago hires industry veteran and former translation partner John Norman as CCO:
Advice | Avoiding these 3 brand risks that originate from personalization at scale:
The only good news: Facebook claims that no one outside of the company had access to the information.
UPDATE: Here's where our #MarchAdness bracket stands as Round 1 nears its end. Congrats to No. 13 M&M's for the upset win over Budweiser! Here's the Twitter thread with the last set of Round 1 matchups for you to vote in:
RT @AgencySpy: Well, well. Is this a new DDB Worldwide logo we see in Miami?
On the latest episode of Yeah, That's an Ad, we sat down with @WKLondon creative director Ray Shaughnessy to talk One Show judging, awards, work and F1:
RT @griner: For a bonus episode of the @Adweek podcast, I talked to @WKLondon creative director Ray Shaughnessy about the pros and cons of…
The average video consumer subscribes to three video streaming services, said @Deloitte. But they’re growing frustrated over just how many options they have.
Comcast releases new streaming platform 'aggregator' for its internet-only customers:
Get #inspired by leaders from @HBO, @Dominos, @IHOP, @Droga5 and more at Elevate: #Creativity on May 1st – featuring the inaugural Adweek Experiential Awards! Take advantage of early-bird ticket pricing now through 3/31:
JUST IN | Netflix's Stephen Bruno named MGM CMO amid streaming giant's marketing overhaul:
RT @awbrandshare: Facebook's Head of Retail @martingilliard shares 5 things that retailers can do to create seamless shopping experiences.…
@MicheleTobin joins the @bumble team from Grindr.
Advice | What brands can learn about marketing to mothers from Serena Williams’ Chase spot:
The NYC luxury retail world is already crowded. Can Neiman Marcus and Hudson Yards stand out?:
That's a wrap! Thanks for joining us at #AdweekElevate and special thanks to our sponsors @GumGum, @CHEQ_Inc and @BrandEntNet! If you missed Elevate:AI, there's still time to get your ticket to Elevate: Creativity! Here's how:
RT @MichaelPKrebs: You'll need the cross-platform social media analytics to understand how your audiences are engaging with the content, co…
Circling back to brand safety, @CHEQ_Inc's @daniel_avital says these are the breaches of trust that are troubling users online: - Brand safety - Ad fraud - Fake news - Cyber bullying - Hate speech - Election meddling #AdweekElevate
#StrangerThings3 teases the best—and scariest—summer ever in season 3 trailer:
RT @AdFreak: Get voting! Hit this thread and help us close out Round 1 of #MarchAdness!
RT @LukeRobertMason: Bruce Ducan (@iBina48) to a group of marketers, “It’s time to ask yourselves whether the world you are creating is one…
RT @patriciasloan: Amy Webb: your bots need to be inclusive too. Beware biased bots #AdweekElevate
Be sure to scroll back up through this whole thread and cast your votes in every contest! Round 1 ends once these polls close after 24 hours, and then get ready—Round 2 of #MarchAdness begins Monday!
In one of the odder matchups of our #MarchAdness bracket, it's @CocaCola vs. @Ancestry. Which brand's ads merit advancement to Round 2?
It's @TacoBell vs. @netflix in Round 1 of our #MarchAdness bracket. Vote for the brand YOU think should advance to Round 2:
Cool sneakers battle Colonel Sanders in Round 1 of our #MarchAdness bracket. Vote whether @Allbirds or @KFC should advance to Round 2:
Is @Snickers hungry enough to win Round 1 of our #MarchAdness bracket, or will @Bevel trim the competition down to size? Vote now:
Can @Adidas stomp @Verizon in Round 1 of our #MarchAdness bracket? Your vote will determine which brand advances to Round 2:
vs. @Squarespace: Which ad-savvy brand should advance to Round 2 in our #MarchAdness bracket?
Can the charisma (and ad savvy) of @Vancityreynolds help @AviationGin beat top-ranked @BurgerKing in Round 1 of our #MarchAdness bracket? Vote now:
Will @Delta fly first class into Round 2 of our #MarchAdness bracket, or will @TMobile trounce the airline? Vote your pick now:
Ready to finish off Round 1 of our #MarchAdness bracket? We've got some big showdowns today, so browse this thread to vote in all today's polls. Learn more about the bracket here:
RT @KimekoM: Can always count on @amywebb for 💥hot takes. Politicians want to break up big tech, but is that our best bet? “We need a radi…
The Big Nine companies are not evil, @amywebb says. In fact, they're our best bet for the future. If we want AI, we need to empower these companies and incentivize them to make better decisions, Webb says. #AdweekElevate
Hey Alexa, who has the better ads: @amazon or @Ford? Place your vote in this Round 1 matchup for our #MarchAdness bracket:
Battle of the cool kids 😎 : It's @Spotify vs. @Casper in Round 1 of our #MarchAdness bracket. Who has the better ads? Place your vote:
Whatever happens. We love you @Casper 💚
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