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Esurance might have won the Super Bowl from a social media perspective by airing the first ad after the Super Bowl. In it, actor John Krasinski explains that the online car insurance company saved $US1.5 million by airing its commercial after the game instead of during it, and had decided instead to give that $US1.5 million to a lucky person who tweets #EsuranceSave30. Naturally, my Twitter feed was full of the hashtag in the moments following the game:
AgencySpy reports that Ogilvy London’s worldwide managing director on its Dove account, Erica Hoholick, is headed to TBWA\Media Arts Lab to become its president. Hoholick previously spent six years as a managing director at TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles.
Teen Vogue has signed a group of popular Instagram users to do several native advertising campaigns, including a live Instagram fashion show.
California-based agency Pitch promoted executive creative director Xanthe Wells to chief creative officer. The agency also hired TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles alum Gage Clegg to be a group creative director.
Ad Age released its Agency A-List and named Grey its Agency of the Year for 2013.
Academy Awards sponsors Coca-Cola and Hyundai will not return for this year’s Oscars, which takes place March 2.
Digiday counted down the top five real-time marketing moments of the Super Bowl, with @DiGiornoPizza getting the nod for the best branded tweet of the night.
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