Ad students challenge Instagram's nudity policy with 'Genderless Nipples' account
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Ad students challenge Instagram's nudity policy with 'Genderless Nipples' account

Male and female nipples look alike, so why only censor women, asks Miami Ad School trio.

Brands and the inauguration: Who's in, who's out

Brands and the inauguration: Who's in, who's out

A swearing-in ceremony unlike any other has forced advertisers to make a tough decision.

How to be ageless in advertising

How to be ageless in advertising

When it comes to longevity, earned authority and youthful audacity make for a potent mix, writes Battery creative director.

Facebook suggests strategies to dominate the Super Bowl

Facebook suggests strategies to dominate the Super Bowl

89 percent of Super Bowl posts happened on mobile last year.

The Recommendation Engine: Giant Spoon's Justin Luk
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The Recommendation Engine: Giant Spoon's Justin Luk

When this strategist isn't listening to curated playlists, he's learning Anthony Bourdain recipes and studying up on The Points Guy's travel tips on Facebook.

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The 4 most important traits of a successful CMO in 2017

The common theme for this year's essential CMO skills is "put up or shut up."

Trump tweets: 6 steps to surviving a 140-character crisis
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Trump tweets: 6 steps to surviving a 140-character crisis

One thing's for sure: Donald Trump will be an unconventional commander-in-chief. It's time to update your crisis plan in response to a potential Twitter beef with the 45th president of the United States.

TripAdvisor enhanced ad products tweak mission
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TripAdvisor enhanced ad products tweak mission

New ad products increase marketing capabilities but decrease trust.

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How the Netherlands ranks as a global creative powerhouse

Yes, Holland's creative industry ranks among the world's top 10 for trade, jobs and brands. But it doesn't end there.

Campaign US announces first I&C conference and honors
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Campaign US announces first I&C conference and honors

Join industry leaders for a frank discussion on inclusivity in advertising, and to honor those creating the work that shatters stereotypes.

Alibaba to sponsor Olympics until 2028
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Alibaba to sponsor Olympics until 2028

Alibaba will become the games' official e-commerce and cloud services sponsor.

Target names Rick Gomez CMO
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Target names Rick Gomez CMO

Target's previous CMO, Jeff Jones, left the retailer in September to join Uber as president, ridesharing.

Staples builds an Alexa-like easy button
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Staples builds an Alexa-like easy button

The office supplies retailer is partnering with IBM Watson to test a voice-activated ordering system for its B2B customers.

Lévy tips Publicis Groupe to name insider as his successor
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Lévy tips Publicis Groupe to name insider as his successor

At Davos, the CEO says the long-awaited decision is coming soon, but isn't his to make.

Dentsu appoints new president and CEO
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Dentsu appoints new president and CEO

Japan's advertising giant has named a successor to Tadashi Ishii after a year plagued by scandal.

Let's start using the 'F word' in meetings
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Let's start using the 'F word' in meetings

No, not that one. "Fame." It shouldn't be a dirty word, writes Grey's Danish Chan.

What brands should expect in entertainment this year
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What brands should expect in entertainment this year

From musicals to global hits, advertisers have more entertainment options than ever, writes the head of brand integrations at Branded Entertainment Network.

YouTube reveals its top 20 Super Bowl ads of all time
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YouTube reveals its top 20 Super Bowl ads of all time

Budweiser's 2014 "Puppy Love" is the platform's most viewed game ad.

Investigation shows scale of improper digital transactions at Dentsu
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Investigation shows scale of improper digital transactions at Dentsu

Internal scrutiny has found nearly 1,000 cases of improper practice in the handling of digital advertising.

P&G to split Japan media business between Omnicom and DAN
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P&G to split Japan media business between Omnicom and DAN

After three decades with Dentsu, the FMCG giant is changing the structure of its media business.

Unilever calls on leaders to drive fight against stereotyping
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Unilever calls on leaders to drive fight against stereotyping

New global research from the marketer finds pervasive assumptions about gender.

Madison Avenue and the 'Great Sorting' of America
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Madison Avenue and the 'Great Sorting' of America

Facebook was originally a counterweight that balanced Madison Avenue's tribal sorting, writes the managing partner of Oberland.

Expectations are high at Showtime for upcoming 'Twin Peaks' reboot
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Expectations are high at Showtime for upcoming 'Twin Peaks' reboot

But will the audience of today, particularly the millennials, show interest?

USA Today will live stream Trump's inauguration in VR and 360 degrees
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USA Today will live stream Trump's inauguration in VR and 360 degrees

The first live streamed content on "VRtually There" will give an immersive view from Washington D.C.

Fox rejects 84 Lumber's Super Bowl script because it's 'too political'
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Fox rejects 84 Lumber's Super Bowl script because it's 'too political'

90-second spot features a wall blocking people from US employment.

Why the Detroit Auto Show isn't just for car companies anymore
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Why the Detroit Auto Show isn't just for car companies anymore

Automakers are using the event to show off mobility technologies, and so are the suppliers and partners who are helping them along the way to self-driving cars.

Watch: Magnus Djaba on how his global role at Saatchi & Saatchi will be different
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Watch: Magnus Djaba on how his global role at Saatchi & Saatchi will be different

Magnus Djaba, the newly-appointed global president of Saatchi & Saatchi, has outlined his priorities - clients, transformation and creative output - as he begins his new role.

Sorrell: Davos 'bubble' failed to predict Trump victory
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Sorrell: Davos 'bubble' failed to predict Trump victory

WPP chief predicts Trump will be good for US economy.

16 ads that look like America now: See our I&C Disruptors of 2017
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16 ads that look like America now: See our I&C Disruptors of 2017

Nike, Apple, Axe and Glenfiddich are among the brands defying stereotypes and including underrepresented people.

Soap star in terrorist social media sex conspiracy scandal
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Soap star in terrorist social media sex conspiracy scandal

News consumers are increasingly inclined to pay attention to sensationalist items that stir up sensations of fear, outrage, frustration and anger, writes the CEO of Havas PR North America.

See the most-shared Facebook brand posts from last week
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See the most-shared Facebook brand posts from last week

Oregon Zoo, Georgia Tech, Kit Kat and Arby's bring the smiles on social.

What branded content means to the future of your agency
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What branded content means to the future of your agency

Four perspectives on the scramble among creative, media, PR and production shops to own the entertainment space.

WATCH: AOL opens 'world's first' live streaming studio in Manhattan with Kat Graham performance
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WATCH: AOL opens 'world's first' live streaming studio in Manhattan with Kat Graham performance

Interviews with celebrities and influencers will be live streamed in 360 degrees to at least 13 channels at a time.

Blue Apron aims for the farmer's market crowd with Droga5
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Blue Apron aims for the farmer's market crowd with Droga5

The recipe delivery service is positioning itself as an alternative to processed foods

Fun becomes a character, not a characteristic, in new Carnival Cruise spots
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Fun becomes a character, not a characteristic, in new Carnival Cruise spots

A talking umbrella drink, beach ball and even jorts tell vacationers why Carnival embodies fun.

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When conflict is a good idea

Amsterdam-based creative agency Lemon Scented Tea specializes in storytelling and uses the idea of conflict associated with a brand to engage audiences and stir their emotions.

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