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Clemenger BBDO ups Twitter’s Periscope in new campaign for Tourism Victoria

Here’s another bit of ‘event’ advertising, rapidly taking over YouTube and the like, this time from Tourism Victoria and agency Clemenger BBDO Melbourne.. You arm yourself with a Periscope, Twitter’s new live streaming platform, and ‘real Melbournians’ will give you ...

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Matt Williams: tweeters track world’s most terrible ad

I have no idea why anyone follows me on Twitter. While I promise lots of controversial opinions on the advertising industry, my daily dose of 140 characters mainly consists of moaning about First Great Western trains, Reading Football Club, or ...

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Samaritans Radar aims to provide safety net on Twitter

Samaritans, the leading suicide prevention charity is launching Samaritans Radar – a free web application that monitors friends’ Tweets, producing alerts if it spots anyone who may be struggling to cope. The app gives users a second chance to see ...

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Walkers locks up Lineker for ‘Do Us A Flavour’

Not more Twitter… But this is very clever. Walkers is running a ‘Do Us A flavour’ competition inviting fans to produce a new flavour for the best-selling crisps. So agency AMV/BBDO had the bright idea of locking long-time presenter Gary ...

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UKIP’s PPB howler kicks off bruising election season

For once British PM David Cameron got it right when he described anti-immigation political party UKIP as stuffed full of “fruitcakes, loonies and closet racists.” Now, of course, UKIP is destined to get its own back by trouncing Cameron’s Tories ...

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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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