Fashion brand Balenciaga created a $2300 handbag in the style of an Ikea plastic bag. Ikea responded. Text at bottom spells out how to identify the original IKEA FRAGA bag, e.g. ‘are you able to fold it to the size of a small purse?’, and does it cost 99 cents?
Great response. Mucho social media. Win for both brands.
YouTube bought outdoor at the first World Series game and executed the best campaign since Sandy Koufax pitched a complete game shutout in 1965. Perfectly centred on the live TV screen was the YouTube play button, giving viewers the impression that the live feed was a YouTube video. Provoked a frenzy of ‘that’s so distracting’ on social media and popped awareness of YouTubeTV.
It counts as a strike every time you try clicking the still image above.
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It worked beautifully to let someone else discover the fact (or they seeded it). Lots of the follow-up conversation was about how clever @edgette22 was to work it out. Obviously some kind of genius. Anyway, 175,000 retweets and who knows how many impressions via Media Tonic?Save