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Facebook confirms 'monetisation test' for media contributors

Facebook confirms 'monetisation test' for media contributors

Facebook has confirmed plans to offer video contributors a share of advertising revenues generated around posts, in a move that will increase competition with Google's YouTube.

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BBC Trust accepts cost for over-75s TV licences but 'cannot endorse the process'

BBC Trust accepts cost for over-75s TV licences but 'cannot endorse the process'

BBC Trust chairman, Rona Fairhead, has said she "accepts" the surprise announcement by culture secretary, John Whittingdale, today that the government will stop subsidising the over-75s TV licence fee, but has questioned the process that led to the m...

 
 
Campaign Viral Chart: YouTube's video celebrating marriage equality hits top spot

Campaign Viral Chart: YouTube's video celebrating marriage equality hits top spot

A video by YouTube of people telling their loved ones that they are gay, has taken the top spot in this week's chart.

 
 
Yorkshire Tea launches £5 million campaign

Yorkshire Tea launches £5 million campaign

Yorkshire Tea is launching a £5 million campaign with a TV ad that takes viewers to "brewtopia".

 
 
Eric Cantona to swim Channel if Brits agree Kronenbourg 1664 is best beer

Eric Cantona to swim Channel if Brits agree Kronenbourg 1664 is best beer

Eric Cantona, the French former footballer, has vowed to swim the English Channel if 10,000 Brits agree that Kronenbourg 1664, the Heineken lager, is the best tasting beer in the world.

 
 
Beacons installed on 500 London buses by Exterion Media

Beacons installed on 500 London buses by Exterion Media

The technology will allow brands to deliver contextual messages through their own apps to commuters.

 
 
Havas Media wins Ubisoft's £16m media business

Havas Media wins Ubisoft's £16m media business

Havas Media has won the £16 million media planning and buying business for interactive entertainment firm Ubisoft, previously handled by Maxus.

 
 
One in seven Brits using ad blockers online, says YouGov

One in seven Brits using ad blockers online, says YouGov

Fifteen per cent of Brits online are using ad blockers because they find the spots "interruptive or annoying," according to a report by YouGov.

 
 
'You're thirsty. We've got sales targets', says Oasis in summer campaign launch

'You're thirsty. We've got sales targets', says Oasis in summer campaign launch

Oasis, the Coca-Cola owned juice brand, has launched a humorous campaign in an attempt to connect with a new generation of consumers.

 
 
The Independent halves annual losses to £4.6m

The Independent halves annual losses to £4.6m

The Independent has halved its trading loss in its last financial year, attributed to increased revenues generated by its digital operation and offshoot i, and cost-savings in production.

 
 
Campaign Big Awards entry deadline extended

Campaign Big Awards entry deadline extended

The Campaign Big Awards has extended its deadline for entries to Wednesday 8 July due to popular demand.

 
 
R/GA New York wins Agency of the Year at Cannes

R/GA New York wins Agency of the Year at Cannes

R/GA New York has won Agency of the Year at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, the first time a digital shop has taken the accolade.

 
 
WPP named Holding Company of the Year at Cannes

WPP named Holding Company of the Year at Cannes

WPP has been named the Holding Company of the Year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for the fifth consecutive year.

 
 
Cannes 2015: Highlights from the Campaign beach party

Cannes 2015: Highlights from the Campaign beach party

Campaign once again took over the Carlton Beach in Cannes for its annual party.

 
 
Campaign Viral Chart: Schwarzenegger's Terminator prank gets 20m views

Campaign Viral Chart: Schwarzenegger's Terminator prank gets 20m views

A charity prank by Arnold Schwarzenegger, in which he walks around Hollywood and poses for pictures dressed as the Terminator, has raced to the top of the chart this week.

 
 
Dr Phil launches DailyMailTV as a global 'game-changer'

Dr Phil launches DailyMailTV as a global 'game-changer'

The Daily Mail is expanding its brand into mainstream broadcasting with DailyMailTV, a daily TV series produced by Dr Phil McGraw and Jay McGraw's Stage 29 Productions.

 
 
Brian Cox: 'Data is never bad'

Brian Cox: 'Data is never bad'

Professor Brian Cox has waded into the debate about whether the use of data can enhance creativity in advertising by insisting "data is never bad... it's never restrictive".

 
 
'We get you': says Campaign as Saatchi & Saatchi creates global issue ads

'We get you': says Campaign as Saatchi & Saatchi creates global issue ads

Saatchi & Saatchi London has created a bright and provocative series of digital animations and print posters to celebrate the launch of Campaign's global issue.

 
 
Twitter to embrace power of TV in UK ad campaign

Twitter to embrace power of TV in UK ad campaign

Twitter looks set to embrace the power and reach of television advertising in its first UK specific marketing activity scheduled to launch later this year.

 
 
Yannick Bolloré: 'Nothing makes me more angry than losing a client'

Yannick Bolloré: 'Nothing makes me more angry than losing a client'

Yannick Bolloré, the chairman and chief executive of Havas, has told Cannes he feels more pain when losing a client than joy when winning new business.

 
 
UK agencies win 7 Media Lions

UK agencies win 7 Media Lions

Agencies in the UK picked up seven Media Lions awards in Cannes tonight, led by MediaCom winning one Silver Lion and two Bronze Lions.

 
 

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