Best Super Bowl 2021 ads: Emotional tracking shows Huggies wins out

As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs battled it out to win the coveted Super Bowl trophy this month System1, the global experts in advertising effectiveness, were busy finding the winner of the most effective ad in the coveted half-time break.

IPA Bellwether: Small rise in marketers’ optimism on vaccine hope

Marketers have enjoyed a confidence boost with a net balance of 18.1% more confident about the financial prospects of their company than three months ago, according to the latest IPA Bellwether report.

The year in review: The digital trends that shaped 2020

From the economic effects and catastrophic loss of life brought on by the pandemic to the growing climate emergency, 2020 was year many would want to forget. But beyond the tragedy and uncertainly there were many positive stories of unity against adversity – and the digital marketing sector was no different. We take a month-by-month look back at how advertisers and tech giants alike adapted to a year like no other.

Top 20 video ads of 2020: TikTok dances, sports mashups and mouldy Whoppers

From robotic ‘Trick or Treat’ doors to Groundhog Day remakes, 2020 was big year for video marketing as brands accelerated their move online. Advertisers tackled the Covid crisis with stories of unity, courage and reassurance. To round off the year, our team has assembled 20 standout video ads from around the world for your viewing pleasure…