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Amazon Consolidates $1B+ Media Buying with IPG

Summary: After launching a review this summer, Amazon is consolidating its global media planning and buying duties with the IPG Mediabrands network.

Nissan's Heisman House Ad Trolls Tebow for Halloween

Summary: In the latest installment, several former Heisman winners, including Tim Tebow, are going to a Halloween party. Tebow is dressed as a Jedi and is under the impression the entire group is going as "Star Wars" characters.

A Rundown of All Your Favorite 80's Brands Featured in Stranger Things 2

Summary: The creators The Duffer Brothers have included even more brands this time around, spotlighting everything from 3 Musketeers to KFC (or Kentucky Fried Chicken, as it was then known).

BK Once Again Trolling McD's in Halloween Marketing Push

Summary: The burger chain is offering customers wearing clown costumes free Whoppers this Halloween. The tagline of the campaign is "Come as a clown, eat like a king."

Sponsored Content: Rick and Morty Teams with Old Spice

Summary: Animated sci-fi show Rick and Morty has teamed up with a brand that may just be as off-the-wall insane as it is in Old Spice.

fuboTV Admits Making Ads to Annoy Subscribers

Summary: Here was the key goal for fuboTV's ad campaign: piss off as many people as possible.

Burger King Released a Powerful Anti-Bullying PSA

Summary: The fast food giant rolled out a public service announcement Tuesday in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month that uses a clever social experiment to demonstrate how people often refuse to speak out against bullies.

KFC Followed 11 Herbs and Spices on Twitter

Summary: The chain's secret recipe is famously made up of 11 herbs and spices.

Google Wants to Bring TV Ads into the 21st Century

Summary: TV has traditionally been top of the food chain in terms of ad spend, but all that changed in the US last year when it was surpassed by digital.

Nike Ad Featers Lebron James Out for Revenge

Summary: LeBron James Is Out for Revenge in This Epic Nike Ad Voiced by Idris Elba. He's 'On a mission' after last season's Finals loss.

Svedka Vodka Gets Creepy with Stalker Ads

Summary: Svedka amps up the creepy factor for Halloween with a new campaign featuring banner ads that haunt users everywhere they go.

Burger King Trolls Wendy's This Time, on Twitter

Summary: Burger King dug up a bunch of tweets from people complaining about Wendy’s and turned them into ads

Top 5 Ads of the Week

Summary: Tile’s Lost Panda, Pedigree’s Doggie Masks, a more modern Covergirl, online bullying IRL, and the wonders of exascale computing.

West Elm Launches First TV Ads

Summary: West Elm’s First TV Ads Capture Your Ascent to Adulthood in Slo-Mo. 'Get house proud,' says Humanaut campaign.

Is Apple Now Truly in the TV Business?

Summary: A report says Apple has signed a deal with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin studio to reprise his ’80s show “Amazing Stories.”

Dove Apologizes for Offensive Ad

Summary: Dove apologized this weekend for a social media post that the company says "missed the mark" representing black women.

Burger King Trolls McDonald’s With a Hilarious Ad

Summary: It’s not just the usual competition between two fast-food chains, because this time, Stephen King and his favorite evil clown are involved.

Chili’s Brings Back Its ‘Baby Back’ Jingle

Summary: An earworm since 1986, Chili’s jaunty jingle gets its first airing since 2015, when it was used as the soundtrack for the chain’s 40th anniversary.

Harley-Davidson Wooing Millennials Via Mobile, Digital

Summary: The iconic brand is trying to cultivate millennials while still catering to loyalists. Enter gaming.

Measuring Whether Experiential Marketing Works

Summary: As brands see more people use ad blockers and cut the cord altogether, it’s easy to see why Jaguar, Absolut, Mastercard and more are turning to experiential marketing,.

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