All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Super Bowl’

Controversial VW Ad Gets Plenty Of Views, Plenty Of Buzz

A particular Volkswagen ad that aired during the Super Bowl brought a fair amount of controversy with it. The ad, called “Get in. Get Happy.” features a guy from Minnesota going around his office and talking with a Jamaican accent, and ultimately getting his co-workers to do the same once they ride in a Volkswagen with him. Some think the …

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“So God Made A Farmer” Ad Gets Mixed Reviews

There were many Super Bowl ads this year that made a big impression on viewers, and not all of them in a good way. Among some of those which got the worst reception were the Go Daddy commercial which featured Bar Refaeli making out with a nerd and a Calvin Klein ad, which some thought showed a bit too much. …

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Oreo Outage Tweet Is Social Marketing Done Right

Oreo seems to have the social media marketing thing down. During the infamous power outage during last night’s Super Bowl, the beloved cookie brand quickly thought on its feet and tweeted this: Power out? No problem. twitter.com/Oreo/status/29… — Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 4, 2013 While the power outage lasted for about a half hour, Oreo was able to get out …

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Alicia Keys’ Anthem: Twitter Reacts

With all the talk of public performances of “The Star Spangled Banner” lately, one would expect Alicia Keys to be a little nervous about performing the song–and an updated version of it, at that–at the Super Bowl. “I’m really excited about it, I can’t even lie,” Keys said last week. “I have to rehearse it totally, as if it’s a …

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Twitter’s Top Super Bowl Moments Had Nothing to Do with Football (Hint: Beyonce Killed It)

Sure, anything that happens in the context of the Super Bowl has football to thank for its existence. The halftime show wouldn’t exist without a football game that required an intermission. All of those funny ads wouldn’t exist if there wasn’t an incredibly popular contest to plant people in front of their screens. Sure, people love and care about the …

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Ravens Confetti Snow Angel: Cutest Win Ever

There are lots of things we associate with a Super Bowl win; besides the media swarm to the field, there’s the Gatorade shower (which Harbaugh somehow avoided this year), the manly chest bumps and head-butts, and of course, “I’m going to Disney World”. But not one of us expected to see a sweet, childlike reaction from Baltimore defensive back Chykie …

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Super Bowl Facebook Buzz Dominated by Beyonce, Blackout

Sunday’s Super Bowl was interesting for a couple of reasons apart from the actual game, and the Facebook data proves that. According to Facebook’s data analysts, two of the top three most-talked-about moments of Super Bowl XLVII had nothing to do with football. But the top trend did. The top moment from last night’s spectacle, in terms of Facebook chatter, …

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Beyonce Halftime Show: She Broke The Super Bowl

Beyonce appears to have won over quite a few of the haters who were complaining about her lip-synching scandal at the inauguration with the insanely energetic, sweat-filled workout she gave us at the Super Bowl’s halftime show; Twitter and Facebook are teeming with posts about the performance, which has apparently sucked all the energy from the Superdome. Perhaps it was …

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Here’s Adobe’s Super Bowl Ad About Online Advertising That You Won’t See on Sunday

You won’t see this advertisement for Adobe’s Marketing Cloud during the Super Bowl on Sunday. It features a monkey talking to a horse about how ridiculous it is to spend millions over dollars on a TV ad. Once again, you won’t be seeing this ad on Super Bowl Sunday. But you can watch it now:

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Super Bowl Should Highlight Growing Significance Of Mobile Ads

The Super Bowl, for many, is as much about advertising as it is football. As smartphone and tablet use continue to climb, television-watching in general is becoming a much more interactive experience for consumers, and obviously advertisers want to take advantage of the phenomenon. “CBS is once again set to live-stream the game, and was almost completely sold-out of mobile …

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Bar Refaeli Shares an Awkward Kiss in Go Daddy Super Bowl Ad

Go Daddy is world renowned for their somewhat racy advertisements, the most recent featuring Danica Patrick and Jillian Michaels. For this year’s Super Bowl, Go Daddy has tapped the Deutsch NY agency to create an ad that retains that “sexy” edge, but also showcases the “smart” side of the company. Last month, we learned that model Bar Refaeli would be …

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God of War: Ascension Live Action Trailer Released

Though they rarely have anything worthwhile to reveal about their games, the live action video game trailers seen in the past few years have been memorable. Who can forget the celebrities battling it out in the Call of Duty trailers, or the strange Assassin’s Creed version of America? Today, Sony released its live-action trailer for God of War: Ascension. Earlier …

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