Digital agency news & analysis
Robin Williams, the comic actor who took his own life in August, was the most popular Google search in 2014, according to data released by the search engine.
Kia Motors Europe has appointed SapientNitro to be its lead European digital agency.
Amazon is looking for an agency to handle the social media and digital marketing for its Appstore in the UK.
Grant Thornton, the accounting and business advisory company, has appointed Possible as its global digital agency.
Publicis Groupe is dividing and integrating its newly acquired digital and design agency Nurun into both Publicis Worldwide and Razorfish Global.
Ed Ling is leaving his dual role as chief media officer and UK media director at DigitasLBi at the start of 2015.
AKQA's managing director and global head of talent, Jason Warnes, is leaving the agency after 15 years to join the digital agency TH_NK as managing director.
Samaritans has pulled a Twitter app that monitors social media posts for people in distress after a barrage of complaints and concerns.
Media agencies need to "wake-up" to the speed of change taking place in the industry today, otherwise Google and Facebook stand to make them "irrelevant", according to Paul Frampton, chief executive of Havas Media.
Peter Scott, the vice chairman of Engine Group, the owner of ad agency WCRS and digital agency Jam, is leaving the company.
Keith Hunt, a managing partner at the corporate finance advisors Results International, predicts Publicis Groupe's $3.7 billion purchase of Sapient will be the beginning of a string of acquisitions.
Critical Mass has appointed Huge's group creative director Sacha Reeb as its executive creative director, replacing Alistair Campbell.
Greg Delaney and Mark Lund, the founders of DLKW Lowe, have backed Trigger Buzz, a new company providing real-time creative content for brands.
The BBC has created an online 'Doctor Who' game called 'The Doctor and the Dalek' to encourage children to get into coding.
Danone has appointed Possible UK to be its global digital agency for its Activia yogurt brand.
Top Shop/Twitter and the charity Women's Aid were today named overall winners of Ocean's Art of Outdoor Digital Competition, which celebrates pushing the creative boundaries in digital out-of-home advertising.
Holler, part of the Leo Burnett Group, has appointed Joel Lim, an associate creative director at Jam, to the role of creative director.
Triumph, the lingerie company, is launching a product called Magic Wire, backed by a campaign that invites women to share their routine irritations.
John Owen, the chief strategy officer at Dare, examines what brands have learnt from social media in the past 10 years.
WPP has signed a strategic deal with the ad tech company AppNexus.
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