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Two fingers to social media from defiant Ryanair

I was amused to read that the incoming head of comms at Ryanair (forgive the oxymoron) has “deliberately” ruled out a social media strategy. New boy Robin Kiely (left) tells us – apparently without irony – that such an initiative ...

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FMCG spend drives stuttering global ad recovery

Despite moderate global growth in advertising spending, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies upped their spending in the first three quarters of 2012 according to Nielsen’s quarterly Global AdView Pulse report. FMCG saw a six per cent increase in ad spend ...

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Is Facebook set to launch its first smartphone?

The tech world is agog with rumours that Facebook is going to announce its first smartphone, likely made by HTC, next Tuesday (January 15). The California-based company has invited journalists to its Menlo Park HQ “to see what we’re building.” ...

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Adidas turns Christmas into a ‘Merry Holiday Day’ with animated Snoop Dogg epic from Sid Lee

Have you noticed the way ‘Christmas’ has become ‘Holiday’ in the US? They’re all it, retailers for example and now we have a cartoon Snoop Dogg (playing Ebeneezer Snoop aka Scrooge) wishing everyone a ‘Merry Holiday Day.’ Belatedly, of course. ...

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Visualise shoots world’s biggest sports pic for Adidas and Getty Images

Photographer Henry Stuart has shot the world’s biggest sports picture for Visualise client Adidas and Getty Images. The panoramic photo, all 33 gigapixels of it, shows last Saturday’s match between the all-conquering New Zealand All Blacks and Italy. Viewers can ...

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SodaStream enlists Alex Bogusky as it steps up anti-waste war with Coke

Star creative Alex Bogusky, the former ‘chief insurgent officer’ at MDC Partners which bought his agency Crispin Porter+Bogusky, has returned to the advertising fold (temporarily at least) with this campaign for bubble-maker SodaStream. Bogusky and SodaStream have been doing their ...

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