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Hey Bullies, Instagram’s Niceness Cops Are Comin’ For You

The newly-minted head of Instagram, who swooped in to replace co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger after their surprise exit last month, now holds the keys to the photo-sharing platform’s kingdom of one billion users. But it’s not just the users Mosseri has to worry about. He’s now in charge of Facebook’s most valuable asset, the chunk of the company Mark Zuckerberg still brags about on earnings reports, the piece of the Facebook ecosystem that investors look to with relief.

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Ikea invites customers to ‘pee on this ad’ to check for pregnancy!

Ikea, the Swedish homeware giant, has come up with a novel way to get would-be parents streaming through the doors to the company’s cavernous outlets – a magazine advert for baby cribs that doubles as a pregnancy test.

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Melania Trump ads removed from Croatian capital after legal threat

Billboards featuring Melania Trump and the slogan “Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English” have been removed from the Croatian capital after her lawyer threatened legal action.

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Jose Cuervo says tomorrow is overrated

Screw the future.

That’s the premise of Jose Cuervo’s new brand campaign out of Crispin Porter & Bogusky Los Angeles,

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Adidas’ Past Creates Its Future

On Wednesday, the company introduced a 90-second film “Original is never finished,” which features a mix of modern creators such as Snoop Dogg, hip-hop artist Stormzy, basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and artist Petra Collins, set to the classic crooning of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way.”

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James Corden Sings for the Grammys Promo Spots

He’s belted out show tunes with Lin-Manuel Miranda while puttering around Hell’s Kitchen and warbled along with Adele while squiring her around London’s Kensington district, and now James Corden is giving his pipes a workout in Downtown L.A. in a pair of promos for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.

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Adidas Ignores Student’s Commercial Made For Them

This incredibly moving Adidas commercial created by 26-year-old student filmmaker, Eugen Merher, may well have won the Internet for 2017.

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Beyoncé as 1 of the Creativity 50

Who says 2016 wasn’t amazing? Despite all the chaos, confusion and upset of the past 12 months, Adage saw many bright lights in the creative world and presented the Creativity 50 List.

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#CatsNotAds project purrs unexpectedly to victory

It isn’t often in advertising that we get a happy ending that isn’t totally fictional and “brought to you by. But here one is, in all its furry glory!

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#MissingType goes global

We’re (O) positive you have to check this out.

People, brands, iconic locations and more are losing the A’s, B’s, and O’s in their names as part of the #MissingType campaign, which aims to shed light on the need for blood donors around the world.  

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Hilarious Ikea Commercial

IKEA’s newest commercial gives us a peek into the 18th-century version of posting to Instagram.

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How Nike Brilliantly Ruined Olympic Marketing Forever

Today’s strict brand guidelines date back to one moment in ’96.

As social-savvy marketers have quickly learned, the U.S. Olympic Committee has ironclad regulations, backed by U.S. trademark law, that restrain nonsponsoring brands from saying anything even vaguely evocative of the Olympics. 

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