Last Saturday saw the final award ceremony that concluded the 62nd Cannes Lions festival.
Adobe and the digital agency Razorfish have partnered to provide maximum comfort to the attendees to the annual music, film and interactive festival SXSW in Austin on March 7-16. Together they’ve created the accommodation- and bike-sharing project #UseMeLeaveMe. The initiative is an extension of Razorfish’s last year’s effort to address the lack of convenient transportation with the Tweeting Bikes, a City of Austin Bicycle program.
KLM is promoting comfort economy seats that have up to 10 cm extra legroom compared to a regular Economy Class seat with a new micro campaign that calls the audience to tell their own stories of comfort. The travelers are encouraged to share what comfort means to them through a dedicated Facebook app, KLM Get Comfy, for a chance to win two Economy Comfort tickets.
In the season of love and proposal making, Pizza Hut is urging fans to tie their lives with the chain forever and win a lifetime supply of free pizza. As part of the promotion, the brand has created a micro-page on the OkCupid platform, one of the top international dating sites, where all volunteers may try their luck with Pizza Hut.
YouTube enables independent cinema fans across the globe to view part of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival program in the digital space for free. People can watch and vote with their views for 15 short films from this year’s program. Additionally, the audience can follow the Live @ Sundance streaming that covers the latest news related to the event, rolling out these days (January16–26) in Utah, USA.
Following in the footsteps of Coke Zero’s Sweater Generator fun-packed contest, Budweiser has introduced its own sweater-themed promotion in line with the holiday knitwear season. The beer brand fosters a little revolution in sweaters production, making grannies step aside and give way to contemporary installations, powered with social media. Budweiser’s Twitter-powered knitting machine, Knitbot, creates sweaters fueled with tweeted commitments to not drink&drive.
The Japanese cosmetics company Shiseido, which turned 140 last year, is taking the old Shinto tradition of writing wishes on wooden plaques to the Western world in the new promotion. Originally, these pieces of wood, Emas, were taken to temples so that spirits or gods could read them—now Shiseido USA is asking its customers to leave virtual wishes in the Facebook space. The brand has launched a Facebook app #SharetheEma, allowing anyone in the world to choose a wish written on a digital decorated piece and share it with a friend.