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Twitter launches 1bn users mobile ad network

Twitter has beaten Facebook to the punch with the launch of its new mobile ad network – based on its recent MoPub acquisition – which, it claims, can reach over a billion devices worldwide using Android and Apple operating systems. ...

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W+K London tops Visible Measures’ kings of cute poll

Video monitor Visible Measures has produced another of its most popular virals list, this time for ‘cute’ ads from the UK, in time for that festival of cuteness, Easter. And the kings of cute appear to be Wieden+Kennedy, for Three ...

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Translation agency re-unites W+K top creative team

Marc d’Avignon and Jay Berry have joined US creative agency Translation as ECDs, re-uniting with old Wieden+Kennedy comrade CCO John Norman. The three worked together at W+K Portland from 2005 to 2008. Translation, founded ten years ago by music exec ...

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CEO Clarke on the brink as Tesco unveils falling sales

The one factor that might save embattled Tesco CEO Phil Clarke (left) is that all the UK supermarket majors are suffering at the hands of German discounters Aldi and Liddle, not just Tesco. Sainsbury, in the final year of long-serving ...

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Two-agency win for Honda in UK’s top car virals

Video Metrics company Visible Measures has produced a new list of the most popular viral video car ads in the UK, nearly all from 2013 as you’d expect (Honda and Chevrolet’s Outstanding Design are from 2012 and 2011 respectively). Honda ...

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Stephen Whyte: the mind-frazzling task of choosing an agency when everyone says they can ‘do digital’

Fifteen years ago, the business of selecting a roster of agencies was a relatively straightforward process. A client would need an advertising agency, a media agency and partners to help them with PR, promotions, direct marketing and perhaps design. In ...

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Google ECD Ian Tait returns to the Wieden+Kennedy fold

It doesn’t seem that long ago that Ian Tait departed Wieden+Kennedy Portland to become ECD of Google Creative Lab, a move that alarmed some of Google’s agencies as it looked as though the long-awaited in-house Googe creative agency was about ...

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