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At last, the truth about periods, Snoop loves his Hot Pockets, Koreans dance for free Coke and Brad Pitt stinks the place out in our latest round-up of recent ads from around the world

At last, the truth about periods, Snoop loves his Hot Pockets, Koreans dance for free Coke and Brad Pitt stinks the place out in our latest round-up of recent ads from around the world

There’s been an awful lot written about how brands should respond to social media comment in recent years: perhaps in the future all we’ll need by way of an example is one word, Bodyform. After a certain Richard Neill posted a sarky but jokey comment about its advertising on Facebook, the brand replied thus with a YouTube film starring (fake) CEO Caroline Williams (note the blue water she keeps close to hand):

Created by Carat and Rubber Republic.

 

Meanwhile, Coca-Cola’s latest vending machine stunt asks some suspiciously well choreographed South Korean kids to mimic boy band dance moves in order to get free drinks:

 

And the artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg has rewritten one of his popular ditties in the service of a certain microwaveable snack. Agency: Threshold Interactive:

 

Plus, from TBWA/Chiat/Day NY, this spot for the Adcolor Awards, Adcolor being the US organisation promoting diversity in advertising

 

And from the UK, we like this new Waterstones campaign from Leagas Delaney

 

But we certainly don’t like this. Oh, Brad. How could you? And it’s only Part 1? There’s a sequel?

 

UPDATE: And here (inevitably) is Part 2

 

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