Not surprisingly, brands continue to roll out hashtags, microsites, apps, and videos to cater to Olympic excitement. But whether this leads any additional sponsors to get caught up in Sochi controversy remains to be seen.
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It may be the worst season for Manchester United, but the club saw its largest weekly Twitter fan growth with the $62 million signing of Spanish midfielder Juan Mata.
Successful ads in the 2014 Super Bowl opted for serious storylines over laughs and used music instead of dialog. Budweiser had two such spots, which once again, makes it the big winner this year.
Ads by Budweiser, Doritos, and Coca-Cola all scored last night, but which of the 55 commercials that aired during the Super Bowl will win the most votes in the post-game voting on the YouTube Ad Blitz? Here's a post-game look at ad trends.
A look at which ads from Super Bowl XXVIII managed to both entertain and convince viewers to purchase, which may have persuaded a smaller group, and which used interesting and creative strategies.
Highlights of the week leading up to the Super Bowl include: early releases, censorship, live fan auditions, and even a promise from one advertiser to see a woman quit her job in front of millions.
While CarMax has created an online-only puppy version of its Super Bowl ad, Animal Planet has been busy preparing interactive content for the millions of viewers who have proven there’s a market for animal lovers during the Super Bowl.
The eight ads debuted on Acura’s YouTube channel and will appear on season three of Seinfeld’s web series.
Beyonce's surprise visual album dominated social chatter and iTunes sales over the weekend, becoming a major hit - and it all started on Instagram.
Basketball fans will continue to debate where King James ranks with the all-time greats, but amongst the broader, mainstream audience, his brand has rebounded into rarified air.