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Google's Next Big Battle: A Conversation With Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki

Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’s dressed in jeans and a simple maroon top and speaks with an almost …

Bill Gates Says The World Is Getting Vastly Better, While Crushing Myths About Foreign Aid

In the Gates Foundation’s annual letter, Bill and Melinda show what their money (and foreign aid in general) has done for the developing world.<p>For the past five years, Bill and Melinda Gates have released a letter in January outlining the work the foundation has done in the last year. This year, …

Foreign Aid

Harvard and MIT make a compelling case for MOOCs

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Harvard and MIT have released the draft of a working paper that makes a strong case for the potential benefits of massively …

Axe Brings Message of Peace to the Gender Wars, and the World, in Super Bowl Spot

Axe, the Unilever men's personal-care brand known for inciting controversy in the gender wars with ads often deemed sexist, wants everyone to just …

Can Ad Agencies Teach Women to Love Their Bodies?

Female empowerment was a major advertising theme in 2013, particularly in the area of self-esteem—led by Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches." But freed of …

In Frozen Chicago, Giant Sunbathing Woman Lifts Spirits and Crushes Cars

Temperatures dropped dramatically in Chicago this week, and so did a pair of 16-foot-long, 400-pound flip-flops. They were kicked off, or at least …

Ads of the World™

KFC's Hot & Spicy Campaign<p>Advertising Agency: Ogilvy & Mather, Hong Kong<p>Highlight<p>New Play-Doh Outdoor Campaign<p>Advertising Agency: DDB, Colombia<p>2018 …

Advertising

Mobile app use surged 115 percent last year -- report

Messaging apps were the hottest, jumping by more than 200 percent in usage, according to analytics firm Flurry.<p>Overall use of mobile apps soared by 115 percent in 2013, according to a new report from analytics firm Flurry.<p>Every category tracked by Flurry grew in use over the past year. Utilities …

Apps

Honda’s ‘Hands,’ Fiat’s Typeface Drive Off With Top Honors at Auto Ads of the Year

The 2014 One Show Automobile Advertising of the Year awards are being presented today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. And …