The end of false recognitions

You'll be seeing less work from DDB at award shows in 2016. Here's why.

Mark D’Arcy, CCO of Facebook Creative Shop.

D'Arcy: Facebook wants to be "better partners" with agencies in 2016

As the social network seeks greater scale, its relationships with ad agencies will play a larger role, says chief creative officer

Remembering Bowie the tech innovator

From Bowienet to BowieBanc (yes, he had an Internet bank) the Thin White Duke was always pushing technology forward

Honda "Paper" by RPA/Santa Monica.

Watch: the best car ads of 2015

Honda's "Paper" and BMW's "Reverse April Fools" lead the 3rd Annual One Show Automobile Advertising of the Year Awards

Amid gun control debate, advertisers fly under the radar

Firearms advertising isn't heavily regulated, and won't be

David Bowie's greatest ads

The Thin White Duke's legacy includes memorable work for brands like Pepsi, XM Radio and Louis Vuitton

CES 2016 Diary: Rolling with the Girl's Lounge

The worldwide director of J. Walter Thompson's Innovation Group rides along with powerful women in Las Vegas

The next frontier in mobile advertising: Messaging apps

Brands are following consumers to growing platforms like WhatsApp

Netflix, CTA argue for creative and regulatory freedom at CES 2016

Surprise guests Chelsea Handler, Will Arnett help Reed Hastings announce Netflix's arrival in 130 new countries

How 'American Idol' saved -- then screwed -- Fox

Once the network's savior, the blockbuster singing competition lulled a once-bold network into playing it safe

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JWT restructures in Korea following bribery scandal

JWT APAC will create a new unit in partnership with Y&R

Publicis Groupe Chairman and CEO Maurice Lévy.

Lévy: Sorrell's successor should not be 'wicked and nasty'

Publicis boss Maurice Lévy weighs in on rival WPP's succession search

Meet R/GA's amateur meteorologist, Weather Edwards

Forget Al Roker. When winter strikes, Bob Greenberg's staff gets their forecast from their SVP of business development


Most important global ad stories of the week

Behind Campaign UK's new-breed campaign, the untapped brand power of female "Muslim Futurists," and are sensitive Asian males the new marketing archetype?

JetBlue Billboard gives travel time to vacation spots ... and sends you there for free

Using Google Maps API and airline flight info, Times Square billboard brings "Fly there faster" to life

Welcome to Campaign Japan

The new site will shed light on the world's second-largest ad market

Patti Clifford;

Havas talent boss: Diversity should not be a reactive exercise

Patti Clifford talks about Havas' female majority and the influence of diverse leadership in global markets

Marc Jacobs, "America."

Where did the transgender and plus-size models go?

The spring 2016 season saw a small increase in racial diversity among models in fashion ads, but transgender and plus-size models are nowhere to be seen

Virtual reality: Where it is now, and where it's heading next

A panel of experts recently gathered in NY to explore the VR revolution and the challenges it must overcome

Instagram's colorful new logo gets slammed on Twitter

The rainbow-inspired redesign doesn't inspire much love on day one

The rise of the twentysomething creative class

The founder and creative director of Mistress finds inspiration in the young

Ad(s) of the Week: Ford and Nissan take different paths to consumer success

Both ads scored high, but one hit home with people shopping for cars, says Ace Metrix's VP of marketing

Susan Credle.

FCB's Credle: 'If you let people fail, they get better'

The global CCO talks about changing agency culture, being a woman in a boys' club and paying for creativity

The best and worst of TV, 2016

As the upfronts loom, a look back at what worked this season ... and what didn't.

Farewell to fidelity: I'm playi­ng the field

"I'm being unfaithful and, what's more, I'm loving it," says the global managing director of Diageo Reserve

Facebook's 'dynamic ads' come to Instagram

Ads that show products based on consumer browsing history could be a natural fit on the image-driven, fashion-obsessed platform

Should advertisers care if Facebook suppresses right-wing news?

Three social media experts speak about potential impact on brands

Diversity in APAC marketing and comms: Enough lip service

It's time the industry stopped talking about diversity in the workplace and actually started to make it happen

Let's rejoice in the big idea

Without big ideas, we are left with lots of little ideas that do not add up to an organizing thought or a brand purpose,

The rise of the rebel brand

Frpm Trump to Equinox, brands with polarizing positions are proving popular, writes the Brand Union strategist

Why the marketing industry is failing to attract the best and brightest talent

The marketing industry is nothing without the right talent. The global marketing director of Travelex believes we're not doing enough to face up to the massive challenges ahead

Unilever CMO Keith Weed on why trust is the magic ingredient that builds brands

We need trust to break down traditional barriers of working if we want game-changing creativity, Keith Weed writes

Is it time to give up on on chief diversity officers?

It's been nearly a decade since ad agencies started appointing diversity officers. What do we have to show for it?

Meet Madison Avenue's only male chief diversity officer

TBWA\Chiat\Day's Doug Melville, former male cheerleader and Britney Spears tour manager, on how it feels to be the only man in the room

On Twitter, Trump and Clinton supporters share personality traits, says study

People who follow either candidate are more egocentric, indecisive and careless than the average consumer