T-Mobile’s Angry Birds Live

Angry Birds

Angry Birds

If you’re wondering what an Angry Birds movie might look like, T-Mobile has put together a life-size version of the hit game with projectile birdies, explosions, and all.

Campaign Idea & Buzz:

With a combination of creative online and offline advertising, T-Mobile demanded customer attention and got it using the one and only Angry Birds!

Aiming to leverage the popularity of the game, T-Mobile created this to connect the love of Angry Birds to it’s entire smart phone product range, and with a life sized installation, real exploding pigs and about 5 million views in a week! Moreover, most of the web based reactions and buzz about the campaign were refreshingly positive.

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Google’s “Dear Sophie” Bring Tears to Youtube

“The Web Is What You Make It” is Google’s new campaign for its Chrome browser.

Campaign Idea & Objectives:

The idea of the campaign is simple yet emotionally oriented. “Dear Sophie”, the latest ad, shows a father using Google products to catalog his daughter’s life events from birth to a hospital stay for an unnamed illness, to the loss of her baby teeth. He writes her notes using Gmail, for instance, and posts videos of her on YouTube.

The ad is part of Google’s another emotional ad from Google that aired during Glee. That ad supported the LGBT community with a 91-second compilation of “It Gets Better” clips on YouTube.

Campaign Buzz:

“Dear Sophie” currently has around 560,00 views on Youtube although it has been online for a week only! Furthermore, the ad was able to score 6,386 likes and 878 comments so far.

As for the “It Gets Better” ad, it currently has more than 400,00 views on Youtube.

Opinion & Lessons Learned:

Although the ad got a few dislikes because viewers worried about privacy issues as well as the purposeful manipulation of people’s emotions just for gaining more users, I loved the ad and the idea of the campaign in general. To me, it is heartfelt and very creative.

So what can we learn from this campaign?

  • People are not always looking for a laugh: One might think that humor is the best way to enter the minds of your audience, it’s not. Sometimes, the tears can bring your audience closer to your brand as well.
  • Find the right social media channel for you: Not every campaign needs exposure on multiple social media channels, remember that when designing your campaign and matching it with the campaign objectives you have in mind.

Finally, did you happen to see this campaign? What did you think of it?

Looking forward to your comments and feedback down below :)

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Really: New Windows Phone Ad [video]

It’s time for a phone to save us from our phones: the new Windows phone!

Vaseline “Be Prepared” Campaign for India – Social Media By Example

Vaseline takes advantage of the fact that while white people in Europe and North America are swarming to tanning salons and picking up overpriced tanning creams to gain a bronze shade, people in South East Asia have a completely contrary appreciation to skin tones; they are obsessed with lighter skin.

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USA Today’s #AmericaWants Twitter Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

USA Today’s #AmericaWants Twitter Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

USA Today

The #AmericaWants hashtag contest was created as part of USA Today’s larger “What America Wants” brand campaign, designed to illustrate USA Today’s connection with the American experience and readers’ engagement with the brand on multiple media platforms.

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The Tax Cannabis Campaign – Learn Social Media By Example

The Tax Cannabis Campaign – Learn Social Media By Example

Tax Cannabis Radio Ad

The Tax Cannabis Campaign aims to change California law to legalize Marijuana and allow it to be regulated and taxed. Learn more about the campaign's idea, objectives, buzz and lessons learned.

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Is Digg Hacked? Or is it Just the Most Brilliant Ad Ever?

Is Digg Hacked? Or is it Just the Most Brilliant Ad Ever?

The ASCII art in Digg's source code

If you visit Digg and then view their page source, you would see a piece of ASCII art embedded on top.

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Chrome Commercial: Taking Technology Out of Technology

This is a very nice video created by BBH for the Chrome browser, demonstrating the benefits of Google Chrome.

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