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Durex Video Tells Couples to #TurnOfftoTurnOn for Earth Hour

Mar 25, 2014 - Durex says the film is "a passionate plea to escape the screen and embrace the physical." One week after it was posted to YouTube, the video had more than 2 million views. Comments

Taco Bell Breakfast Phones Dial Up New Menu Buzz

taco-bell-breakfast-phone-1 Mar 25, 2014 - The brand is drumming up excitement for the debut of its breakfast menu on March 27 by distributing phones that will receive calls and text messages about missions and prizes. Comments

Nissan Taps Leaf Owners to Drive More Electric Car Sales

nissan-11-full-page-cropped Mar 25, 2014 - Nissan has added a Q&A tab onto its website for prospective buyers of its electric Leaf model, where it has aggregated answers to common questions from existing owners. The site also includes photo and video content. Comments

Delta & LinkedIn Team Up for In-Flight Mentoring Program

delta-innovation-class Mar 24, 2014 - The program, Delta Innovation Class, invites LinkedIn users to apply for a chance to sit next to a so-called industry leader during a flight to an event. Comments

Hot Pockets and Degree Men Create Bracket-Style Video Challenges

hotpocketsbracket Mar 24, 2014 - Inspired by March Madness, the companies behind the frozen food and men’s care products are asking fans to vote on branded video content. Comments

Viacom and Tumblr Partner to Create Co-Branded Campaigns

mtv-movie-awards Mar 21, 2014 - The campaigns will combine Tumblr’s suite of ad products with custom content developed by Viacom. Comments

IAB Releases In-Image Advertising Primer

iab Mar 20, 2014 - The paper helps illustrate the effectiveness of in-image advertising through case studies and research, the IAB says. Comments

H&R Block Celebrates Getting Billions Back With Social Media Record Label

clara-chung Mar 20, 2014 - The YouTube campaign will include ten original songs that celebrate tax refunds and push the brand’s Billion Back messaging. Comments

Yahoo Debuts Motion Ads

yahoo-motion-ad Mar 17, 2014 - The new ad format combines images and animation to create what Yahoo says is a more entertaining experience. Kraft is the first brand to use it. Comments

Starbucks to Roll Out Digital Tip and Shake-to-Pay App Features

tipping Mar 17, 2014 - Starbucks is updating its iPhone and Android apps to simplify mobile payments and enable customers to leave digital tips. Comments

Pinterest Highlights Products for Sale in Gifts Feed

pinterest-gifts Mar 14, 2014 - The new feed showcases only Product Pins, or Rich Pins with information about pricing and availability, and includes everything from books to clothing to decorations. Comments

Scrabble Word Showdown Lets Fans Choose One New Playable Word

scrabble-word-showdown Mar 14, 2014 - Scrabble is inviting fans to suggest words on Facebook, and the new word selection will conclude with a "bracket-style showdown." Comments

Duracell Video Asks Cold Canadian Bus Passengers to #PowerWarmth

duracell-powerwarmth Mar 13, 2014 - A new video from Duracell simultaneously highlights battery power and the power of human connection. Comments

Gucci Pairs Female DJs With Fringe on Branded Spotify Hub

gucci-fringe Mar 12, 2014 - Gucci’s so-called Fringe Mix features what the brand calls fashion-forward DJs and its Bamboo Fringe handbags on a Spotify hub that launched March 11. Comments

Twitter Testing Click-to-Call Ad Feature

shutterstock-94844608 Mar 12, 2014 - The button would allow users to directly connect with Twitter advertisers and is part of a direct response push from the microblogging service. Comments

Ted Baker Brings the Circus to Town in #ZolTed

ted-baker-zolted Mar 11, 2014 - The #ZolTed campaign riffs on the circus theme featured in the brand’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign and includes a circus character quiz and circus talent video challenge. Comments

Pizza Hut Demos Interactive Pizza-Ordering Table of the Future

pizza-hut-table Mar 10, 2014 - The brand is working with Chaotic Moon Studios to develop a table from which customers can place orders with the help of their mobile devices and it has released a video to tease the concept. Comments

Sudafed Replay Fights Sinus #FOMO, but Misses Marketing Opportunities

sudafed-replay Mar 10, 2014 - The Facebook campaign, which says it gives sinus pain and congestion sufferers "a chance to press rewind on life," asks consumers to describe experiences they’ve missed out on or suffered through, but experts say the campaign misses some engagement... Comments

New Oscar Mayer iPhone App Wakes Users With the Smell and Sound of Bacon

oscar-mayer-bacon-alarm Mar 7, 2014 - Oscar Mayer says it has developed a device that will emit the smell of bacon when plugged into an iPhone and it has launched a website with a slew of bacon-themed content to encourage consumers to apply for a chance to get their hands on it. Comments

ClickZ Live Preview: Digital Innovation Insights Driving Big Brand Awareness

12932331475-4e659ae1c6 Mar 7, 2014 - A preview of the day two Afternoon Keynote Panel on April 2, which will focus on how agencies drive success and avoid failed thinking. Comments

E-Commerce Meets Hashtags With Chirpify’s #Actiontags

chirpify-tv-2 Mar 6, 2014 - Chirpify's #Actiontags allow consumers to respond, opt-in, and buy with social posts wherever they find brand messaging, including TV, print, in-venue, and online. Comments

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