Digital media news & analysis
Spotify, the music-streaming service, has expanded its advertising-funded free service to all devices.
Volvo Truck's online ad featuring actor Jean-Claude van Damme has been watched nearly 60 million times on YouTube in less than a month. Campaign speaks to the creatives behind the work.
Evian's "baby & me" film was the most popular video ad of 2013 in the UK, according to YouTube, followed by ads from John Lewis and Three.
Ahead of making your new year's resolutions, Campaign offers a suggestion: 2014 is the year you should learn to code.
ITV and PHD will film a fast-turnaround ad at tonight's European premiere of the film 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug', which will be aired on ITV's channels on the same evening.
The Economist and Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO have released a one-off online film paying tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, linking to a selection of articles from its archives.
The unexpected revival and boom in television advertising in the second half of 2013 has been supported by new forecasts from ZenithOptimedia today.
News UK's chief executive Mike Darcey has stressed he is now focusing on total paid-for sales of The Sun's multimedia brand as the Daily Mail overtakes it to become the biggest selling Saturday newspaper.
Amazon, the online retailer, this week released a video announcing it is experimenting using small "drones" to deliver packages directly to customers.
It may still be weeks until Christmas, but brands are already bombarding us with Christmas ads to make sure we spend our hard-earned cash with them this festive season.
Other things we like this week include UsVsTh3m reaching seven million uniques and growth in web shopping on Cyber Monday.
By any measure, 2013 has failed to meet expectations. Following the once-in-a-lifetime highs of London 2012, this was tipped to be a rather uneventful 12 months.
As the FT prepares to launch a single global edition, its deputy chief executive and global commercial chief tells Arif Durrani why the newspaper is as relevant as ever.
London & Partners, the capital's promotional body, is looking for an agency to create a campaign promoting .london as a domain name.
Maxus has launched Maxus Partnerships, a content and sponsorships division, and hired Laura Wade, the head of digital at UTV's TalkSport and Sport magazine, to run it.
Sharing of branded video has increased 50-fold since 2006, with Unilever's Dove "real beauty sketches" experiencing close to a 70-fold increase on the brand's most shared ad in 2006 compared to 2013.
Outdoor Plus is set to launch five digital screens in central London over the next two months in Kensington, Chelsea, Hampstead, Highgate, Muswell Hill, Chiswick and Kew.
Microsoft's UK sales director Simon Davies is to be promoted to the US-based role of general manager, west coast, Microsoft advertising and online.
The former Virgin Media chief marketing officer, now executive consultant, on Virgin's integration with Liberty Global and making the leap from CMO to the boardroom.
Steve Auckland has been appointed managing director of Metro and will join the business on 10 December.
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