Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube pledge to tackle terror content
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Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube pledge to tackle terror content

The tech companies will team up to help curb the spread of terrorist content online.

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General Mills to ax hundreds of jobs and create global CMO role
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General Mills to ax hundreds of jobs and create global CMO role

The food giant eyes new CMO position amid restructuring that will erase up to 600 jobs worldwide.

Apple "Romeo and Juliet" by Apple
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Apple "Romeo and Juliet" by Apple

Two very young Romeo and Juliets perform a scene from Shakespeare's tragedy in the latest episode of Apple's "Practically magic" campaign.

PayPal teams up with Jonathan Adler to take stigma out of cash gifts
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PayPal teams up with Jonathan Adler to take stigma out of cash gifts

Money is at the top of consumers' Christmas lists; they're just embarrassed to ask, says CMO Patrick Adams

Umbro "Pepe's got new boots" by Love
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Umbro "Pepe's got new boots" by Love

Pepe, the Real Madrid and Portugal defender, can not wait to get into his new Umbro Medusae boots in this spot for the sports brand.

Listen: The 'Get a Mac' oral history podcast
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Listen: The 'Get a Mac' oral history podcast

John Hodgman, Justin Long and scriptwriter Jason Sperling share stories of the legendary Apple campaign and revisit unaired scripts.

Is the agency model too old for the catwalk?
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Is the agency model too old for the catwalk?

No single solution will ever truly work, but flexibility is required, writes the founder of Chant.

An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 1
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An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 1

How an excruciating seven-month quest for an idea Steve Jobs didn't hate gave birth to one of the funniest, most effective campaigns in Apple's history, told by the writers, crew and actors who created it 10 years ago.

Carphone Warehouse "Winter wonderland" by Brothers and Sisters
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Carphone Warehouse "Winter wonderland" by Brothers and Sisters

Keith Lemon returns in Carphone Warehouse's "proper Christmassy" TV ad.

Viewers can donate to Clorox's 'Safe Water Project' from inside 360 VR video
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Viewers can donate to Clorox's 'Safe Water Project' from inside 360 VR video

The film is the second campaign to come out of HuffPost RYOT

7 skillsets your marketing team needs for 2017
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7 skillsets your marketing team needs for 2017

Do you have the right skills to stay ahead of the competition? Bob Van Rossum, veteran marketing recruiter and president at MarketPro, outlines seven critical skillsets your marketing may need in 2017.

How storytelling defeated rationalism
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How storytelling defeated rationalism

After half-a-century, the necromancers have finally defeated rationalism.

Kevin Roberts reasserts his views on gender equality in first post-resignation interview
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Kevin Roberts reasserts his views on gender equality in first post-resignation interview

In a "candid" sit-down with TV New Zealand, the former Saatchi & Saatchi chairman says his statements were misunderstood and taken out of context

Highways England "When it rains it kills" by AMV BBDO
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Highways England "When it rains it kills" by AMV BBDO

Almost 3,000 people were killed or seriously injured on English roads while driving in the rain last year. Highways England is attempting to change these figures with a campaign that warns motorists about the dangers of wet roads.

KFC "One thing we can all agree on" by BBH
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KFC "One thing we can all agree on" by BBH

Brexit, unrequited love and shopping tantrums, KFC tackles them all in the brand's series of Christmas ads.

Unicef "Violence marks forever" by BlindPig and Absolute Post
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Unicef "Violence marks forever" by BlindPig and Absolute Post

David Beckham's tattoos come to life to animate some of the harrowing experiences faced by children around the world.

In Hong Kong, HSBC's iconic lions turn a shade of rainbow
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In Hong Kong, HSBC's iconic lions turn a shade of rainbow

Replicas of the bank's famous felines, Stephen and Stitt, are wearing bright colors in a show of support for the LGBT community.

Programmatic will meet purpose in 2017
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Programmatic will meet purpose in 2017

We saw the convergence of programmatic media buying and CRM in 2016. In 2017, we will see that go further.

Shoppers want customer service to do more than solve problems, study finds
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Shoppers want customer service to do more than solve problems, study finds

Omnicom Media Group survey says brands that focus only on conflict resolution are living in the past.

What next for the 45-plus creative?
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What next for the 45-plus creative?

When many in adland are reaching the top of the ladder, others can suddenly find themselves sliding down back to square one, Rooney Carruthers writes.

Age UK "No one should have no one at Christmas: Janet's story" by Drum
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Age UK "No one should have no one at Christmas: Janet's story" by Drum

Miriam Margolyes reads the true account of Janet, an elderly woman who will be spending Christmas alone this year.

Ditching Breitbart: It's going to cost them
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Ditching Breitbart: It's going to cost them

Values-based decision-making without cultural perspective is a dangerous pursuit, writes the founder of New Heartland Group.

Being 'too black' in corporate America
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Being 'too black' in corporate America

How many times have I put on a mask to avoid being perceived as "too black," asks the president of Ming Utility and Entertainment.

Engagement Meter: See the top social posts of last week
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Engagement Meter: See the top social posts of last week

AT&T, Happy Socks use influencers for product launches after another week of FTC concern.

Private view: It's best to go for it at Christmas
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Private view: It's best to go for it at Christmas

Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R's Jonathan Burley and CHI & Partners' Yan Elliott review ads from John Lewis, Hostelworld, Asda, Debenhams and Boots.

Brilliant Sandy Hook PSA goes from delightful to devastating in an instant
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Brilliant Sandy Hook PSA goes from delightful to devastating in an instant

BBDO New York worked with the nonprofit to advocate for interventions on gun violence

Hive and British Gas "You're never far from home" by CHI & Partners
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Hive and British Gas "You're never far from home" by CHI & Partners

British Gas joins forces with sister brand Hive for the first time in a Christmas tearjerker promoting the smart home proposition.

OMG launches PHD in Korea
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OMG launches PHD in Korea

HeeYoun Yang hired to run the new unit as managing director.

Accenture gets creative: Why it makes perfect sense
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Accenture gets creative: Why it makes perfect sense

It will be hard for competitors to match this kind of offering through acquisition, says Results International's managing partner.

Droga5 goes analog to encourage diversity conversations
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Droga5 goes analog to encourage diversity conversations

A new employee-run 'zine offers an outlet for overlooked issues

JetBlue's edible ad may win customers, but not taste tests
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JetBlue's edible ad may win customers, but not taste tests

MullenLowe creates a snackable print ad for New York Post readers

Rationalizing the irrational: Why creatives will always need data
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Rationalizing the irrational: Why creatives will always need data

Data is transforming the creative process, providing hard numbers for clients and facts to support creative intuition, writes the chief creative officer of Innocean USA.

The most important global ad stories of the week
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The most important global ad stories of the week

JWT creates a CEO role for China and fills it from McCann; Publicis nabs the Kingfisher Ultra account in India; Estée Lauder uses Facebook Messenger to deliver in the UK; and a streaming service in Malaysia and the Philippines adds 1 million subscribers in a month.

Department for Transport "Country roads - Think 360" by AMV BBDO
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Department for Transport "Country roads - Think 360" by AMV BBDO

The Department for Transport's Think! campaign has launched a Facebook 360 post to raise awareness of the fact that 60% of UK road fatalities occur on quiet country roads.

The Recommendation Engine: Wunderman's Amanda Lane
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The Recommendation Engine: Wunderman's Amanda Lane

When she's not engrossed in J.K. Rowling's attempts to combat internet trolls, Amanda Lane can be found watching documentaries on Netflix or listening to The Internet on the subway.

5 things you need to know about 2016's must-have toy, Hatchimals
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5 things you need to know about 2016's must-have toy, Hatchimals

The Furby-esque stuffed animal is on every child's Christmas list--and for good reason

Right-wing news site Breitbart 'declares war' on Kellogg's following advertising cull
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Right-wing news site Breitbart 'declares war' on Kellogg's following advertising cull

More than 100,000 people have already signed a #DumpKelloggs petition.

Hyundai mulls direct deal with Google on digital spend
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Hyundai mulls direct deal with Google on digital spend

The search giant simply provides more transparency than "snobbish" agencies, says European CMO.

My career in 5 executions: The Community's José Mollá
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My career in 5 executions: The Community's José Mollá

From W+K to a boat and his own agency, The Community's CCO never wants to be boring.

Co-op "Something for you/something for your community" by Leo Burnett
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Co-op "Something for you/something for your community" by Leo Burnett

Co-op's Christmas campaign pays tribute to community groups that have benefitted from the retailer's cause fund.

Post-election: 5 ways brands can be a force for good
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Post-election: 5 ways brands can be a force for good

The need for brands to be responsible global citizens is now more essential than ever, write the co-authors of "Good is the New Cool."

Met Police "Be a hero" by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO
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Met Police "Be a hero" by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO

Met Police is celebrating the everyday heroism of Londoners as part of its #BeSafe crime prevention campaign.

This Netflix candle is Smell-o-Vision for your "Gilmore Girls" TV binge
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This Netflix candle is Smell-o-Vision for your "Gilmore Girls" TV binge

TBWA\Chiat\Day LA has the perfect gift for Stars Hollow junkies

Sonos removes ads from NYC 'Subway Therapy' station
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Sonos removes ads from NYC 'Subway Therapy' station

The audio tech brand hired a photographer to preserve what is left of the walls.

ALS League "The never-ending mannequin challenge" by Publicis Brussels
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ALS League "The never-ending mannequin challenge" by Publicis Brussels

ALS League Belgium has jumped on the viral success of the mannequin challenge to raise awareness of ALS, the deadly nerve muscle disease.

8 mistakes to avoid when buying mar-tech
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8 mistakes to avoid when buying mar-tech

Industry experts share what marketers need to know before making a technology investment.

Group M launches 'unified' data business [m]Platform
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Group M launches 'unified' data business [m]Platform

Group M is to set up a new business that will bring its data, analytics and technology together with those from sister agencies, Kantar, Millward Brown and Wunderman.

Droga5, 72andSunny top R3's global creative new-business chart for October
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Droga5, 72andSunny top R3's global creative new-business chart for October

Sprint win propels Droga5. CHI & Partners and DDB also move up thanks to auto wins. Omnicom's Heart and Science dominates the media chart.

Focus group: America
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Focus group: America

The director of brand strategy at Grey San Francisco gives a briefing on the lessons learned from the surprising results of the election.

Amazon Prime delivers an uplifting, well-timed story of two old friends
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Amazon Prime delivers an uplifting, well-timed story of two old friends

Audiences are falling in love with this tale of inter-religious pals who share more than faith, according to Ace Metrix.

Welcome to Stars Hollow, Netflix. Now get out.
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Welcome to Stars Hollow, Netflix. Now get out.

Why the saccharine "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" could spell trouble for the edgy streaming network.

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