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Amazon on the hunt for social media agency

Amazon, the online retailer, is searching for an agency to handle social media activity for its clothing arm.

Campaign Viral Chart: True Detective trailer in number one spot

HBO's trailer for the second season of True Detective has made it to the top spot.

Five black Pencils awarded at D&AD 2015

Just five of the coveted black Pencils were awarded for creative excellence at last night's D&AD awards ceremony.

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Networking is never easier than in the queue for the toilet

This year's theme for the annual Wacl training event Gather was "together". Alice Driscoll, the deputy managing director at Jam, lists ten things she picked up.

Advice to my younger self...Media Week Alumni

From Media Week's founders through to its current day editor, the magazine brand's alumni offer advice to their younger selves as part of its 30 year celebrations.

Dave Bedwood to leave M&C Saatchi

Dave Bedwood, a creative director at M&C Saatchi, is to leave the agency in June.

Things Campaign learned from speed dating with startups

Collider, the company that invests in and supports startups, held a speed dating session with Ogilvy & Mather Group UK in London yesterday.

Isobar picks up Chambord social and digital brief

Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur, the Brown-Forman Beverages drink, has appointed Isobar as its UK social and digital agency following a competitive pitch.

Campaign Viral Chart: Huggies 3D-printed ultrascan makes top spot

Huggies has topped the chart by creating a 3D-printed ultrascan of a foetus for a blind mother.

Campaign Viral Chart: cheap clothing ad hits the top

A fashion ad featuring a social experiment that shows shoppers how cheap clothing is made has made it to the top of the chart.

Stickyeyes acquires Zazzle Media

Stickyeyes, the independent digital marketing agency, has acquired Zazzle Media, the digital content marketing agency.

We Are Social expands to Shanghai

We Are Social, the global social media agency, is opening a Shanghai office, which will be led by Pete Lin, the former general manager and chief marketing strategist at Gravity Group Asia.

Sainsbury's dad dancers help BGT to 11.2m viewers

Britain's Got Talent, the hit ITV talent show, has continued to attract large audience shares, pulling in an average of 44 per cent of viewers on Saturday night.

It's time for a new era of socially responsible advertising

Simon McEvoy, the planning director at Jam, believes a probe into social responsibility in advertising has been necessary for a long time.

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Campaign Viral Chart: Pandora in top spot for second consecutive week

Pandora, the jewellery retailer, has held on to the top spot in the Campaign Viral Chart with an ad that features young blindfolded children pick out their mother from a line-up of women.

Things Unlimited appoints Susie Clark as managing director

Things Unlimited, a specialist social agency part of the Creston Group's Unlimited brands, has appointed Susie Clark as its first managing director.

Campaign Viral Chart: Pandora hits top spot

An ad by Pandora, the jewellery retailer, which features an experiment with young blindfolded children who pick their mother out a line-up of women, has reached the top of the chart.

Possible takes on Simon Law as chief strategy officer

Possible, the WPP-owned digital agency, has appointed Simon Law, the chief strategy officer and founding partner at Fabric Worldwide, as its chief strategy officer.

AMV BBDO awarded most number of D&AD pencils

Abbot Mead Vickers BBDO has received the most number of D&AD Pencils as judging for the awards wrapped up this week.

BBC social media manager calls for brands to add value

Brands should add value on social media to engage younger audiences, according to Rajiv Nathwani, the social media manager for BBC One and BBC Two.

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