One of the big Super Bowl ads to air during half-time was a hilarious bit featuring Liam Neeson spoofing his super-spy role in Taken, Bryan Mills. The ad went on to become a massive hit on YouTube, getting 80 million views for SuperCell’s Clash of the Clans mobile game.
A year after its controversial advert showing a Christmas Day truce on the Western Front, Sainsbury’s called upon the powers of children’s writer Judith Kerr to create a heart-warming Christmas ad that rivaled John Lewis’ festive campaign.
This tear-jerking ad from MetLife Hong Kong is a tribute to the sacrifices parents make for their children on a daily basis. The ad became hugely popular on YouTube, getting 27 million YouTube and Facebook Video views for the life insurance firm.
How well do children know their own mothers? To celebrate Mother’s Day 2015, Pandora Jewelry launched a new spot that put this to the test in this heart-warming viral video that garnered 17 million YouTube views.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the biggest athlete in the world is hiding in plain sight. Would you have noticed? This viral marketing prank for fashion headphones ROC Live Life Hard, became one of the most shared ads of the year as a mystery footballer dazzled a Spanish town square.
Fewer than half (43%) of Europeans say their household mealtimes are technology-free, but it’s middle-age diners who are most likely to involve some form of tech – such as TVs or smartphones – when they sit down to eat, according to new research.
Online advertising has expanded from a nascent industry into a powerhouse over the past decade and a half. It now generates over a million jobs in the EU-28 economy, and contributes more than € 100 billion of gross value added (GVA).