This Might Be The Best Spoof Of The Facebook Commercial — Today's Ad Brief

It’s hard not to poke fun at Facebook’s first-ever major ad campaign. The Wieden + Kennedy created spot does assert that “Chairs are like Facebook” after all — to which the Internet replied, “Umm … huh?” While there are many spoofs circulating, we think that the one posted above (created by Dónal Mulligan, Cian Markey, and Richie Nolan) is by far the funniest.

New Yorkers, there might be some confusion if you buy a MetroCard today. Rather than popping out of the machine as its normal yellow self, one side will be blue and read “Be Bright NYC.” The colour change is part of a new ad for Gap as a part of the MTA’s new initiative to sell more commercial space on MetroCards.

YouTube is investing $200 million to add 60 more “channels” with partners including Vice and Everyday Health.

While Pandora is making a concerted effort to advertise to its Hispanic audience, which makes up 20 per cent of listeners, Spotify doesn’t try to track ethnicity.

Here’s how Ruth’s Chris Steak House is reaching out to women.

Jim Beam and Belvedere Vodka are both looking for new agencies. 

After spending 20 months at Moxie Interactive in New York, Danielle Reardon is now working for Digitas as a VP/group director.

Evan Fry is returning to CP+B as the executive director of the creative department. He had a three-year stint at Havas’ Victors & Spoils.

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