Another dimension

Here’s the highly acclaimed Clash Royale mobile video game ad. When you play the game, its 100% flat. Straight 2D. The 3D rendering in the ad is therefore misleading in the extreme but no-one seems too bothered. 20 million plus votes on the app store.

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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?

Ikea ad showing 'original' Balenciaga bag - the Ikea 99 cent version

Great response. Mucho social media. Win for both brands.

Unspeakably brilliant

Screenshot of TV showing YouTube banner ad behind home base

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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KFC Twitter joke

Cute.

Tweet: KFC only follows 11 people. 5 Spice Girls & 6 guys named Herb.

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

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