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”

truth launches fake vape company Depression Stick!

truth revealed its latest youth e-cigarette education effort “It’s Messing with Our Heads,” exposing nicotine’s role as a contributor to the worsening youth mental health crisis and the tobacco industry’s on-going attempts to distort public perception about the health effects of vaping products. And it’s our Reel Ad of the Week. A recently published study … Continue reading “truth launches fake vape company Depression Stick!”

Jollibee hires attorney Chris P. Poultry to serve up Chicken Sandwich justice

Have you been emotionally harmed by a tasteless chicken sandwich? A sandwich so soggy, dry or bland it leaves you joyless? Seems these days, everyone is throwing their chicken sandwich hat into the ring. But just because it’s in the ring doesn’t mean it’s good. Fact is, people have been super vocal online about chicken … Continue reading “Jollibee hires attorney Chris P. Poultry to serve up Chicken Sandwich justice”

Kevin Hart, LL COOL J, Brett Favre in new SiriusXM national campaign

Listeners may be upset that Howard Stern has taken the summer off, but that has not stopped SiriusXM from launching its largest multi-media national ad campaign ever. The new creative effort titled “The Home of SiriusXM and created by Translation, brings to life the vibrancy and spontaneity of SiriusXM programming, featuring superstar artists, creators, and … Continue reading “Kevin Hart, LL COOL J, Brett Favre in new SiriusXM national campaign”

Slinky uses social media to seek out new jingle after 75 years

Everyone Knows It’s Slinky! Now, children’s consumer goods leader Just Play has unveiled a new sound for the original walking spring toy, and invites others to join in by creating their own remixes. Launching in tandem with National Slinky Day, the new interactive campaign remixes the original Slinky jingle across social platforms such as TikTok … Continue reading “Slinky uses social media to seek out new jingle after 75 years”

72andSunny strengthens creative and brand leadership teams

Our friends at 72andSunny continue to bolster its talent with new leadership hires out of its New York office which include: Elaine Cox serving as executive creative director, Robyn Makinson, design director, Ana Bermudez, director of brand management and Ashley Smith, group brand director. “Since day one our vision has been to deliver head-turning creativity … Continue reading “72andSunny strengthens creative and brand leadership teams”

Brendan Fraser gets emotional when fans share excitement about return

Actor Brendan Fraser is feeling the love after learning his fans were still “rooting” for him. A video of The Doom Patrol star in a virtual meet and greet was uploaded to TikTok where he spoke with Lindley Key, a cosplayer, who let him know that fans were still behind him. In an article that originally … Continue reading “Brendan Fraser gets emotional when fans share excitement about return”

PacSun: Celebrates Soho store anniversary with live stream

Marking their Soho flagship store’s one-year anniversary, PacSun will host an exclusive first live-streaming shopping event for the limited edition Vans shoe in collaboration with A$AP Rocky on August 6 at 10ET. Pacsun influencer and content creator, Mathieu Simoneau, who also appears in Pacsun campaigns, will host the brand’s first live-streaming shopping event. PacSun’s focus has always been … Continue reading “PacSun: Celebrates Soho store anniversary with live stream”

ADCOLOR to honor Daniel Dae Kim at 2021 awards

ADCOLOR today announced the nominees and honorees for its 15th Annual ADCOLOR Awards. Since 2007, the Awards have highlighted and honored the achievements of diverse communities in the creative industries. The awards recognize those who go above and beyond to make a difference and who embody the organization’s mission of “Rise Up, Reach Back.” According to … Continue reading “ADCOLOR to honor Daniel Dae Kim at 2021 awards”