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KFC: Little Money Big Fun Instagram Campaign

18. May 2015


Love this fun campaign from KFC in Romania, where they’ve parodied the #RichKidsOfInstragram with their very own #LittleMoneyBigFun hashtag campaign, powered by a site that challenges Romanians to pick famous rich kids Instagram photos, and upload your own side-by-side version. It made headlines and boosted sales by 21%. Very cool work by MRM//McCann Romania.

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IKEA Now Offers Virtual Weddings Online

13. April 2015


Brilliant. IKEA has just about everything you can imagine, and now, they even offer virtual weddings! All through their new ‘Wedding Online’ service, where users can select from a range of beautiful locations, decorated to the max with IKEA products tapping new trends, before connecting with Facebook, and live-video streaming in their friends and family [...]

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Mercedes-Benz: The Instagram Car Builder

29. October 2014


So when you’re looking to get potential customers into a virtual car builder, you probably don’t think of instragram. But maybe you should (I can already see the car brands lining up to do this)… Meet Mercedes-Benz’s GLA Car Builder in Instagram. It’s kind of similar to how the IKEA Kitchen Instagram campaign worked, but [...]

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Volkswagen: ‘PoloTag’ Social Test Drives

21. October 2014


Volkswagen love a good social campaign and for 6 days, across three major cities, South Africans could play ‘PoloTag’. A real-world social game challenging people to spot the new Polo around a specified route, tag it on twitter, and then test drive it, right there and then. With the person who drove it for the [...]

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Burberry ‘Kisses’ Campaign Case Study

20. October 2014


About a year ago, Burberry released a very cool piece of work called ‘Burberry Kisses’ which allowed almost anyone to send a virtual kiss from their mobile phone, to anyone in the world… Burberry Kisses is an interactive experience that showcases our ‘love’ for one another, which can then communicated in the most human way [...]

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Nike ‘Phenomenal Shot’ Real-Time Ads

14. October 2014


As part of Nike’s ‘Risk Everything’ Campaign, they’ve teamed up with Google to create Real-Time ads that aim to let fans celebrate, re-mix, customise and share the celebration with their friends around the world… With each ‘Phenomenal Shot’ ad of a sponsored Nike player going live just 10 seconds after the moment happened in the [...]

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Cellcom: The Speed Reading Banner

28. September 2014


Who actually reads things right to the end any more? For the launch of Cellcom’s new 4.5G network in Israel, Cellcom wanted todays youth to experience a new way to consume content online. The idea was simple, the 4.5G network is 3 times faster than 3G, so they let the users experience what it’s like [...]

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IKEA: The Instagram Catalogue Website

6. July 2014


IKEA in Russia have created an ‘Instagram Catalogue Website’ for their latest range of products; IKEA PS 2014 (a 34 piece designer collection). And with over 15,000 followers in just a few days, it’s taking off! Here’s how it works… They’ve created an Instagram account that functions and pretty much looks like a website, using [...]

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Rip Curl: World First GPS Surf Tracking Device

3. June 2014


Introducing Rip Curl Search; a multi-platform digital ecosystem and device (Waterproof GPS Surf Watch) that allows surfers to find, capture and re-live their perfect waves, anywhere in the world… Created by VML in Sydney, Australia. It’s powered by Facebook Connect, and lets surfers log all their sessions, challenge friends, create surf clubs, protect secret spots, [...]

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Google Maps: The Street View Time Machine

25. April 2014


Have you ever wondered if you could go back in time on Google’s Street View? Well, now you can with ‘Time Machine’ from Google Maps. A new feature that allows users to view street view images, and then go back in time with Doc Brown, via imagery from past Street View collections dating back to [...]

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McVitie’s: Shoot The Cookies Chrome Extension

15. April 2014


A very cool play for a biscuit company, who of course, would hate cookies right? Well, here is McVitie’s #ShootTheCookies Chrome Extension, that allows you to rid your computer of all cookies that track your internet usage… Not as good as Ajax Social Wipes though! Thanks Lou!

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Toyota: Try My Hybrid

9. February 2014


The ‘Try my Hybrid’ campaign in Norway is a social + mobile platform featuring real Toyota Hybrid owners – who for no money – signed on to let strangers, friends and neighbours (plus friends of friends through Facebook) test drive their Hybrid. We are told that Toyota Hybrid owners are Norway’s most satisfied car owners. [...]

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Samsung: Drive Safe Mode App

6. January 2014


Samsung in Singapore has created ‘Eyes On The Road’ an app they say activates a ‘Drive Safe Mode’ when you’re in the car, stopping all call, texts, push notification alerts .etc The app uses sensor fusion technology, and automatically detects motion at above 20km/hr, activating ‘Drive Safe Mode’ where all calls, texts, push notification alerts [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S4: The Smart Phone Line

24. September 2013


You know those stupidly long lines every time a new phone is launched? Well, imagine if you could line up virtually? That’s exactly what Samsung did for the new Galaxy S4 launch in New Zealand…. Just join to the ‘Smart Phone Line’ to take your place and battle to become the very first person to [...]

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NRL ‘Mission Control’ Social Media Room

17. July 2013


Gatorade first made social media command centres famous a few years ago, since then they’ve been relatively unobtainable to most brands around the world given the cost to implement and maintain. But what was then, might now be evolving to ‘Pop-Up’ style command centres for campaigns and special events. The NRL’s Mission Control Room is [...]

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SlideShare: 2013 Cannes Lions Creative Review

16. July 2013

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Here’s a look at some of the emerging creative trends coming out of Cannes Lions 2013, with this SlideShare presentation titled ‘Risk The Idea’ it highlights that if you aren’t willing to take a risk on an idea, you’re likely to not make an impact in today’s creative landscape, let alone capture a lion! This [...]

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Dumb Ways To Die: The Campaign Case Study

15. July 2013

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You’ve all seen the video, but given it’s success at the Cannes Lions 2013 Festival of Creativity, I thought we needed to put up the award winning case study video for everyone to see exactly how this thing played out! We may never see a piece of work win across so many categories again…

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Milk Carton 2.0: The Most Valuable Project

2. July 2013


In 1979, missing persons were put on the backs of milk cartons… A lot of things have changed since then, but the tools we use to find them, from an awareness perspective, probably haven’t advanced as much as they should. Until now, with the ‘Milk Carton 2.0′ project, that sets out to define new ways [...]

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IBM: The Traffic Controller App ‘Future Lions’

30. June 2013


Imagine if all the traffic on our roads could be automatically coordinated by an intelligent system… You’d save money, time, stress and so much more. So Introducing ‘Project Accel’ from IBM, as an entry into the 2013 Cannes Future Lions competition, ending up as one of the 5 winners! Project Accel comes in the form [...]

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Volkswagen: Start-Stop Chrome Store App

28. May 2013


Here is a different take on raising awareness for Volkswagen’s Start-Stop engine technology, through a Google Chrome Store App, using facial recognition technology to detect when someone looks at or away from the screen. This is linked through the app to YouTube, so that any video you are watching automatically pauses if you look away [...]

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