Creative


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    Rockstar Energy pushes scientific claim with campaign, brand refresh

    “You Can Own Any Moment” is informed by a study that found the brand’s proprietary formulas delivered mind-body energy for up to 5 hours.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
  • A 1950s poster of Smokey Bear as part of the wildfire prevention campaign's 80th anniversary celebration.
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    Smokey Bear travels through the decades for 80th anniversary ad

    The bear best known for the iconic “Only you can prevent wildfires” line stars in an emotional retelling of years of wildfire prevention tips.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Trendline

    The Marketing Dive Outlook on 2022

    Despite continued uncertainty, the past two years have provided plenty of lessons for marketers looking for a way forward. Read on for the trends and topics that could shape the industry in 2022.

    By Marketing Dive staff
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    GoDaddy introduces generative AI tool for small businesses

    The new Airo tool generates domain names, websites, social campaigns and more and is being introduced through a multichannel marketing campaign.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
  • Actor Kristin Chenoweth is seen sitting in a sound studio narrating Welch's Fruit Snacks' first-ever storybook, "Sometimes It's Not Stealing," while holding a box of fruit snacks.
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    Welch’s Fruit Snacks appoints new creative AOR to keep pace with culture

    Gut Miami previously developed a campaign starring Kristin Chenoweth about parents sneaking a bite of their kids’ snacks.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
  • A Snapchat AR lens promoting the Warner Bros. film "Dune: Part Two"
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    Warner Bros. teams with Snapchat for AR ‘Dune: Part Two’ campaign

    An immersive AR Lens, Cameo stickers and video ads will direct users to a site where they can purchase tickets for the upcoming release.

    By Aaron Baar • Feb. 22, 2024
  • Pepsi's "'SNEAK'ER" shoes, made with Reebok and Shaquille O'Neal, that hold a Pepsi Mini Can in the soles.
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    Pepsi teams with Shaq, Reebok for sneakers that carry mini cans

    Consumers can score the Pepsi ‘Sneak’er — Reebok Pump Shaq Attaqs made to hold a Pepsi Mini Can — via a social media sweepstakes.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
  • Lay's UEFA campaign
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    Lay’s uses ‘Chip Cam’ to film ad during live match with soccer legends

    A commercial starring David Beckham and Thierry Henry is being supported by a partnership with Meta for a Lay’s Detector digital experience.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
  • A father and son bond over oatmeal in the first global ad campaign from PepsiCo's Quaker brand.
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    Quaker celebrates everyday moments of affirmation in creative reset

    Uncommon Creative Studio handled the campaign while Quaker enlisted “Aftersun” director Charlotte Wells to add an emotional punch to the creative.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo poses with two Starry mascots
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    PepsiCo’s Starry spotlights music and sports in new campaign

    Starry is trying to capitalize on the hype of a Super Bowl ad and the NBA All-Star Game with an effort that includes a Tinder integration.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
  • Duke Blue Devil mascot flexes on a Marriott hotel bed
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    Marriott Bonvoy joins March Madness craze to celebrate game-day rituals

    The hotel chain is pushing its loyalty platform through digital and linear spots in hopes of winning consumers as they map out their travel plans. 

    By Aaron Baar • Feb. 20, 2024
  • Coca-Cola's new K-Wave soda created under its Creations platform.
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    Coca-Cola tunes into K-pop for latest limited-time launch

    The beverage, described as having a fruity flavor, is the 10th drink under Coke’s Creations platform.

    By Christopher Doering • Feb. 20, 2024
  • Michael Cera and a narwhal in a CeraVe video
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    Campaign Trail: CeraVe got weird with Michael Cera to win the Super Bowl

    Led by Ogilvy PR North America, the social- and influencer-focused campaign used earned media to amplify the brand’s first big game ad.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
  • ESPN commentator Mike Breen in a State Farm ad
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    State Farm extends ‘magic’ campaign to NBA, WNBA with Disney team-up

    ESPN's in-house creative agency helps the insurance brand iterate on its celebrity-focused “The Right Kind of Magic” campaign.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
  • Comedian Ziwe Fumudoh teamed with Android for a "Finding Love with Ziwe" video and is seen sitting in a green dress.
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    Android says green text bubbles are costing iPhone users love

    Comedian Ziwe Fumudoh stars in a video that highlights the stigma of green text bubbles in dating.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
  • Google, National Women's Soccer League partnership logo displaying the entities' names.
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    Google touts Pixel’s AI capabilities for National Women’s Soccer League tie-up

    The Pixel will serve as the official mobile phone of the league, and the phone’s AI-powered camera will be used to capture exclusive social content.

    By Aaron Baar • Feb. 15, 2024
  • Ikea's new ad campaign shows a young girl putting on a guitar concert for her friends.
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    Ikea defies ‘don’t try this at home’ in debut creative from McCann

    An older gamer and adult and child practicing martial arts in the living room animate the Swedish retailer’s first global marketing campaign.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
  • A Coke Zero billboard
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    Coke lends Zero Sugar a voice in ads, TikTok filter referencing 2000s pop hit

    Custom typography made from images of condensation, bubbles and fizz is also allowing the product to “speak for itself” for the first time.

    By Updated Feb. 15, 2024
  • An illustration of a football and a hand surrounded by up and down arrows, dollar signs, hashtags, and percent symbols.
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    Derek Abella for Industry Dive

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    By the numbers: Super Bowl LVIII

    Analyzing the ups and downs of the big game, including breakdowns by social engagement, popularity and more.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
  • Ben Affleck wears a branded Dunkin' sweatsuit and introduces The DunKings as part of the chain's Super Bowl LVIII ad.
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    Deep Dive

    ‘Advertisers tried too hard’: Few Super Bowl LVIII ads win as celeb takeover continues

    Brands that forged true connections to culture broke through the clutter of a broadcast heavy with sociopolitical messages from some advertisers.

    By , Feb. 12, 2024
  • Patrick Mahomes in an Adidas ad
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    Adidas tells athletes of all types: ‘You got this’

    A content series features athletes like Patrick Mahomes and Trinity Rodman talking about how they overcome pressure to perform at their highest levels.

    By Aaron Baar • Feb. 12, 2024
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    Meta spotlights how AI investments are paying off for advertisers

    Strong ad performance during the holidays convinced Jones Road Beauty to get a line of credit so it could keep investing, CMO Cody Plofker said.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
  • Pizza Hut launches 'Goodbye Pies' ahead of Valentine's Day
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    Pizza Hut delivers ‘Goodbye Pies’ for Valentine’s Day breakups

    In the first output from new social AOR Mischief @ No Fixed Address, the chain is offering to send a breakup text or free pizza to a consumer’s future ex.

    By Aaron Baar • Feb. 8, 2024
  • Influencers included in retailer Claire's The Collab program
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    Claire’s assembles ‘Gen Zalpha’ influencer group to guide creativity

    Ambassadors range from 7 to 17 years old and come from backgrounds spanning the worlds of music, fashion, cooking and more.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
  • A person holds a smartphone that displays Burger King's AI Whopper experience.
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    How Burger King’s AI-generated Whoppers reflect the brand’s heritage

    CMO Pat O'Toole explains how the brand leaned into the buzzy tech with a focus on customized orders in an experience created by Media.Monks.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
  • A close-up of two people holding cans of Coca-Cola Spiced
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    Coke keeps innovation rolling with new permanent flavor, TikTok Shop exclusive

    Coca-Cola Spiced, the marketer’s first permanent portfolio launch in three years, aligns with renewed consumer interest in flavored colas.

    By Feb. 7, 2024