Tag Archives: Co-creation

Tweety buy

Is one-click shopping slowing you down? Do you yearn for the day when you can buy things just by clicking your fingers? Firstly, you need help. Secondly, your dreams are a little closer to becoming a reality.

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Big Mac, Little Picca

Ever since the creation of The Sims, the world has had a love affair with creating ‘mini-me’ versions of ourselves on screen. Add to this a global fascination with London and a ‘selfie’ obsessed culture, and you have the perfect platform for McDonald’s new interactive ‘Little Piccadilly’ campaign.
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Don’t worry, be ‘appy

Depending on whose research you believe, 2013 saw between 56 and 82 billion apps downloaded. WhatsApp alone – acquired by Facebook earlier this year for a reported $19billion – has more than 450 million users, with over 1 million new downloads everyday.

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Ocean plastic to fantastic

By next year the global annual consumption of plastic is expected to break through the 300 million-tonne mark. Equally unsettling is the statistic that we recycle less than 10% of that. But thanks to the multi-talented, giant hat-wearing phenomenon that is Pharrell Williams, recycling plastic is about to become a lot more fashionable.
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The pinner takes it all

Mark Zuckerburg has 12,836. Michelle Obama has 56,045. Oprah beats them both with an impressive 102,528. We’re talking Pinterest followers here. 70 million accounts worldwide and an estimated value of $3.8 billion.

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Brains, trains and autobiographies

Writers are a funny bunch. James Joyce wrote in bed. D.H. Lawrence wrote underneath a tree. Dame Edith Sitwell wrote lying in a coffin. T.S. Eliot wrote with his face covered in green powder. Wherever writers get their ideas from, we’re likely to be seeing more of them on the trains across America as Amtrak have opened a ‘writers’ residence’ on their long-haul journeys. (Cheers, Alex.)
 

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Yeezy does it

There have been some pretty impressive feats when it comes to sell-out products. The iPhone 5s sold out in less than 24 hours. PlayStation 4 wasn’t too far behind. And the 2014 Glastonbury Festival sold out in just 87 minutes.

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From ironic to iconic

There was a time, not so long ago, when receiving a winter-pattern sweater on Christmas day would be greeted with insincere smiles and thanks. But in this world of ironic cool that we live in the Christmas sweater has been elevated to a must-have status, and Coke Zero’s Sweater Generator has just added a competitive edge to it.
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Pin early for Christmas

He used to make a list. He used to check it twice. He used to find out who’s naughty and nice. Not so these days, as Santa (2.0) can now hop onto Topshop’s new Pinterest site and find out what everyone’s after for Christmas.

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From ironic to iconic

There was a time, not so long ago, when receiving a winter-pattern sweater on Christmas day would be greeted with insincere smiles and thanks. But in this world of ironic cool that we live in the Christmas sweater has been elevated to a must-have status, and Coke Zero’s Sweater Generator has just added a competitive edge to it.
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