Horror film premieres exclusively on TikTok, IG

Embracing an increasingly swipe-through screen culture, filmmakers Jen Ponton and Jody Lauren Miller have crafted an “immersive social media horror experience.”  The film is called Caretaker. Caretaker follows Ros, a carefree #vanlifer who hung up her hood ornament to become the caretaker of a shuttered bed and breakfast in (exceptionally haunted) Cape May, New Jersey. … Continue reading “Horror film premieres exclusively on TikTok, IG”

TikTok Star EJ Marcus is Heinz’s Vegetarian Vampire

Yeah, yeah we know – Halloween is so last month, but we still need to talk about some of the campaigns we loved, like this one from storytelling production company 1stAveMachine and Wieden + Kennedy for Heinz. Titled “Vegetarian Vampire”, the campaign feature TikTok star EJ Marcus, and debuted during the premiere of AMC’s new … Continue reading “TikTok Star EJ Marcus is Heinz’s Vegetarian Vampire”

My Transparent Life starring TikTok’s Jesse Sullivan premieres 10/4

Elysium Media’s My Transparent Life, the highly anticipated documentary film from producer Serena De Comarmond (Hollywood Disclosure) is set to make its world premiere on October 4, 2022 at 11:11am pst on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Google Play and Xbox. My Transparent Life is a documentary that explores the lives of two transgender people through … Continue reading “My Transparent Life starring TikTok’s Jesse Sullivan premieres 10/4”

Harvest Snaps launch music-driven TikTok experience

Harvest Snaps, the original plant-based snack and flagship brand of Calbee America, Inc., and digital creative agency of record Cutwater, with offices in San Francisco and New York City, has teamed together to bring to life a music-driven TikTok branded effect designed for college students throughout the U.S. starting the fall semester. The branded effect, … Continue reading “Harvest Snaps launch music-driven TikTok experience”

Butter announces custom partnership with TikTok

International music studio Butter Music and Sound has joined the TikTok Marketing Partner Program as an official TikTok Custom Sound Partner, joining TikTok’s dedicated list of brand advertising partners as experts in helping marketers build successful, sound-on strategies for TikTok.  As a Custom Sound Partner, Butter will craft bespoke tracks via in-house composers that inspire … Continue reading “Butter announces custom partnership with TikTok”

About Damn Time! Watch the newest TikTok dance challenge

Nothing gets The Reel 360 News Team up and moving like a crazy dance trend. And we legit have one. It’s about damn time, Lizzo! If you don’t know what we’re talking about, let us introduce you to the About Damn Time dance. It’s currently trending hot on TikTok and IG Reels. It’s based on … Continue reading “About Damn Time! Watch the newest TikTok dance challenge”

SpeedPro transforms TikTok sensation Tony Rojas’ food truck

SpeedPro, the nation’s leading large-format printing and graphics group, has joined forces with The Dream Machine Foundation to help homeless chef, Tony Rojas, make his dream of owning a food truck become a reality. During a stop in Colorado Springs, Rojas approached Charlie Rocket’s Dream Machine to tell his story. Founded by Charlie “Rocket” Jabaley, former music … Continue reading “SpeedPro transforms TikTok sensation Tony Rojas’ food truck”

Latest TikTok Challenge milks the stupidity of humanity

Oh the humanity. If the cognitive dissonance surrounding our previous president and how our nation has been handling the Covid-19 pandemic wasn’t enough evidence of the average level of intelligence, there’s a new indicator, “The Milk Crate Challenge.” Internet “challenges” have been an online staple for the past several years including Tebowing, the Ice Bucket … Continue reading “Latest TikTok Challenge milks the stupidity of humanity”

Black Widow, Harley Quinn cosplay TikTok video has over 58 million views

Earlier this month, two incredibly talented cosplayers, and quite possibly gifted sorceresses, russian_harley_official and mimisskate (Kate Shumskaya) teamed up to create a DC and MCU crossover featuring Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow cosplayed by Kate Shumskaya and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn cosplayed by the TikToker “Russian Harley official.” The result is an MCU/DCEU crossover that has … Continue reading “Black Widow, Harley Quinn cosplay TikTok video has over 58 million views”

TikTok offers creators chance to Re:Make iconic ad campaigns

Today, TikTok is introducing Re:Make – a celebration of the iconic advertising campaigns that have shaped our industry and influenced culture. The creator platform has partnered with a few select brands and creative agencies to reframe, reimagine and remake some of the greatest advertising stories – as TikToks, of course!  “We’re excited to be partnering with three legendary brands, … Continue reading “TikTok offers creators chance to Re:Make iconic ad campaigns”

Doritos new TikTok challenge: taste-tester

What was your dream job growing up? Was it a professional athlete, a lawyer, rock star, astronaut or something like that? What if you were told that you could get paid to eat to taste Doritos?! Introducing the real dream job: Doritos Nacho Cheese Flavor Confirmer.  That wasn’t a typo. Doritos is looking to find the next taste-tester extraordinaire. The job description is … Continue reading “Doritos new TikTok challenge: taste-tester”

Ad Age names TikTok Marketer of the Year

 Ad Age unveiled its 2020 Marketers of the Year list, with TikTok taking the #1 spot. The Marketers of the Year list, widely seen as the definitive guide to the leading forces in marketing each year, includes McDonald’s in the #2 spot, Lowe’s at #3, The Lincoln Project at #4 and Etsy at #5. “Despite … Continue reading “Ad Age names TikTok Marketer of the Year”

TikTok users are swooning over Political Analysts

Political Analysts like CNN’s John King and MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki were the top anchors keeping their viewers entertained during the nerve wrecking week leading up to the announcement of the next president. But was it for their political knowledge or just eye candy? King set the stage as a Sorcerer helping the audience make sense … Continue reading “TikTok users are swooning over Political Analysts”

TikTok gets a federal reprieve from ban

TikTok’s 80 million monthly users can breathe a sigh of relief for now. On Sunday, a federal judge, Carl Nichols, postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight. According to the Associated Press, a more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, … Continue reading “TikTok gets a federal reprieve from ban”

BBDO, Street Grace use TikTok to stop predators

Dedicated to their mission of ending the sexual exploitation of minors, Street Grace, along with creative partner BBDO, is meeting young people on the one platform where they are spending more and more of their time: TikTok. With many families spending much more time at home, and online, and with societal pressures amassing, the threat of human trafficking has heightened. In the first … Continue reading “BBDO, Street Grace use TikTok to stop predators”

Microsoft loses, Oracle wins bid to acquire TikTok

ByteDance and Oracle will partner on a business deal in the United States, an agreement meant to satisfy the Trump administration’s national security concerns about popular short-form video app, TikTok. The news comes after weeks of speculation about the Chinese app’s future in the United States. Trump has demanded the app be banned in the … Continue reading “Microsoft loses, Oracle wins bid to acquire TikTok”

TikTok users troll Trump; new Lincoln Project ad

While the Trump campaign continues to deny that the low turnout for their controversial Tulsa, OK rally was not affected by users of TikTok, there is no denying something was afoot. According to numerous news outlets, the 2020 Trump Presidential campaign has privately admitted that as many as 300,000 of the people who RSVP’d for … Continue reading “TikTok users troll Trump; new Lincoln Project ad”

TikTok tops 2 billion downloads

Widely popular global app TikTok, has announced that the leading creator platform has hit over 2 billion downloads on Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Wednesday, Techcrunch, citing Sensor Tower, said that TikTok’s two billion download milestone comes five months after it surpassed 1.5 billion downloads according to the tech industry outlet. TikTok follows WhatsApp, Instagram … Continue reading “TikTok tops 2 billion downloads”

TikTok grew over 210% during 2019

Instagram what? Snapchat who? YouTube huh? Say hello to your new app Daddy, TikTok. According to The State of Mobile 2020 report just released by App Annie, the mobile data and analytics company, out of the 204 billion apps downloaded by consumers last year, TikTok left them in the dust. Time spent on the app, … Continue reading “TikTok grew over 210% during 2019”

New Xbox controller channels 90s nostalgia

Mutiny, Trailer Park Group’s dedicated videogame branding and advertising agency, has developed and crafted an inventive rollout for Xbox’s family of Elite controllers. The core tenet of the campaign explores how to take a product that used to be reserved for gaming’s elite and broaden its appeal to a more general gaming audience. “This campaign … Continue reading “New Xbox controller channels 90s nostalgia”