'Meet Graham' was too similar to a 1985 anti-smoking ad to win, says Cannes Lions juror
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'Meet Graham' was too similar to a 1985 anti-smoking ad to win, says Cannes Lions juror

The Integrated and Titanium juries dismissed the work from Clemenger BBDO because it reminded them too much of 1985's "First Natural Born Smoker."

Cannes Lions to launch committee in response to festival criticism
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Cannes Lions to launch committee in response to festival criticism

Cannes Lions is to launch an advisory committee "to help shape the future of the festival" in response to criticism that the festival has got too big and lost its creative heart.

FCB Worldwide CEO Carter Murray responds to Publicis with a counter view
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FCB Worldwide CEO Carter Murray responds to Publicis with a counter view

Pulling out of awards shows and marketing is "jumping off the deep end and forgetting that we live and breathe by the creatives in our industry."

The best ad campaigns for Pride Month 2017
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The best ad campaigns for Pride Month 2017

From big brands to nonprofit partnerships, the LGBTQ community gets its due.

Recommendation Engine: Idea Farmer's Jessica Zeller
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Recommendation Engine: Idea Farmer's Jessica Zeller

You can catch this foodie drooling over the latest food trends on Instagram and watching Tasty videos on an endless loop.

Chatbot builders make cheerful algorithms available to the masses
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Chatbot builders make cheerful algorithms available to the masses

Not everyone can code a chatbot. But these days, no one needs to.

If advertising is going into the content business, who will take care of the brands?
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If advertising is going into the content business, who will take care of the brands?

Advertising with a capital A is about creating opportunities that lead to a healthier economy. Sometimes, it's an ad. Sometimes, it's a new product.

Can marketers and advertisers save the world?
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Can marketers and advertisers save the world?

We must convince our customers to convert their social conscience into action.

Watch: How Airbnb's Jonathan Mildenhall used Twitter to lobby Cannes Lions on ethnic diversity
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Watch: How Airbnb's Jonathan Mildenhall used Twitter to lobby Cannes Lions on ethnic diversity

In an exclusive video interview with Campaign, Airbnb chief marketing officer Jonathan Mildenhall has opened up on why he took to Twitter to raise the issue of ethnic diversity at Cannes Lions.

Unilever's Keith Weed named world's most influential CMO
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Unilever's Keith Weed named world's most influential CMO

Keith Weed, chief marketing officer of Unilever, has topped a ranking 50 of the world's most influential chief marketing officers by Forbes in partnership with Sprinklr and LinkedIn.

General Mills hires senior Coke marketer Pollard as global CMO
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General Mills hires senior Coke marketer Pollard as global CMO

Food company General Mills has appointed Coca-Cola vice-president, strategic marketing Ivan Pollard as its new global chief marketing officer.

Microsoft exec admits "there is a case for agencies to change their business models"
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Microsoft exec admits "there is a case for agencies to change their business models"

The tech brand's senior director of brand strategy and partnerships spoke about the evolving agency-client relationship during Campaign US's panel at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Intel will sponsor the Olympics through 2024
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Intel will sponsor the Olympics through 2024

This morning, the technology brand announced that it will replace McDonald's as a worldwide TOP patron.

Mattel: Unlike Barbie, Ken doesn't have to deal with body issues
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Mattel: Unlike Barbie, Ken doesn't have to deal with body issues

Michelle Chidoni, VP of global comms for Mattel, explained that Barbie has always had a conversation at an adult level with consumers about body ideals- something Ken hasn't really had to deal with.

Why advertisers still love "Fargo" after fans have changed the channel
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Why advertisers still love "Fargo" after fans have changed the channel

The FX drama ends its third season with lackluster ratings, but brands and critics remain in awe of the TV series.

Royal Caribbean seeks to patent its Snapchat Spectacles dive mask
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Royal Caribbean seeks to patent its Snapchat Spectacles dive mask

With MullenLowe, the cruise line has created a way to live stream what's happening from 150 feet below the ocean's surface.

Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns
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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive due to shareholder pressure.

'Indestructable' Graham and MailChimp mispronunciations win Cyber Grand Prix
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'Indestructable' Graham and MailChimp mispronunciations win Cyber Grand Prix

Clemenger BBDO Melbourne has won the top prize at Cannes in the Cyber Lions for "Meet Graham", its campaign that saw a life-size sculpture of a man able to survive a car crash.

Publicis Groupe withdraws from marketing and awards to focus on AI-powered platform Marcel
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Publicis Groupe withdraws from marketing and awards to focus on AI-powered platform Marcel

Publicis Groupe is pulling out of all marketing activity for the next 365 days - and won't be entering awards at Cannes next year - as it focuses its resources on developing Marcel, described by chief executive Arthur Sadoun as a ground breaking new platform.

Brand Superfan of the Week: Cholula's Aaron Ackerman
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Brand Superfan of the Week: Cholula's Aaron Ackerman

The hot sauce helped the Illinois native stick to his diet. Now, he's forever stuck on Cholula with a brand tattoo on his arm.

Spotify ads are 25 percent more effective than average, study says
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Spotify ads are 25 percent more effective than average, study says

Cross-platform, multimedia spots drove increased sales for CPG brands, according to Nielsen Catalina Solutions.

App gives Chanel a Cannes statue to close gender gap in public spaces
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App gives Chanel a Cannes statue to close gender gap in public spaces

Y&R has created a virtual statue of Coco Chanel for the Cannes Lions festival as part of a project to recognise women's accomplishments in public spaces.

Twitter CMO: Brand identity and simplicity key for advertisers
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Twitter CMO: Brand identity and simplicity key for advertisers

Leslie Berland said the platform's new look and feel is designed with both users and brands in mind.

McCann New York wins three Grand Prix awards for 'Fearless Girl'
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McCann New York wins three Grand Prix awards for 'Fearless Girl'

Heavily favored to win at Cannes, the bronze statue delivered three big wins in the early days of the festival.

McCann New York scoops Glass Lion Grand Prix for 'Fearless girl'
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McCann New York scoops Glass Lion Grand Prix for 'Fearless girl'

McCann New York's high-profile "Fearless girl" sculpture on Wall Street has won the Glass Lion Grand Prix at Cannes.

Why Burger King is Cannes Lions' Creative Marketer of the Year
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Why Burger King is Cannes Lions' Creative Marketer of the Year

Burger King is Cannes Lions' Creative Marketer of the Year thanks to brand communications that are pioneering yet inclusive.

Chronic Tacos names Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners as its first AOR
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Chronic Tacos names Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners as its first AOR

The California-based chain has gone national, so the brand hired its first advertising agency to unify what it means to serve a "badass taco."

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