Ubiquitous connectivity has become the new norm of life—at least in the developed countries where the average level of Internet penetration is over 80%. In a new annual Global Digital Landscape study aimed to explore new digital habits and behaviours, the Nielsen team has surveyed 30,000 adults from 60 countries throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Johnson & Johnson takes on the awkwardness around the female hygiene theme in its new “Be Real” Carefree’s campaign launched in Australia and New Zealand. The brand communicates the message that women should not shush the talks about periods and vaginal health since it’s part of a healthy life of any woman.
Oreo believes that sharing its creme-filled sandwich cookies might change the world for better. In the new lovely cartoonish campaign “Wonderfilled” by The Martin Agency, the best-selling U.S. cookie brand is wondering what would happen if one gave an Oreo to some most blood-thirsty creatures. It claimes that the cookie might reveal the bright side in them, inspiring these beasts to help others, not to kill them.
Super Bowl XLVII saw five major advertising trends boosting, most of which helped the ads live a longer life on more platforms. With the prices high for an ad piece rocketing high—average $4 million for a 30-second commercial,—the advertising has to be really effective (Brand Keys explored this theme in its latest report). The goal was achieved by various approaches, from making the ads more like films to building a longer, engaging campaign around the spot. Find the five trends as spotted by Time.