Adweek Daily Brief: More Cannes Wins, and Airbnb's Launches Charming Pride Spot
More winners were announced at the Cannes Lions festival, including a radio Grand Prix for a stunning Soundcloud ad and a product-design Grand Prix for a fish-shaped piece of iron. Outside of Cannes, Airbnb released a touching spot for Pride Month.
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Airbnb's charming new spot features LGBT couples
A new campaign from Airbnb, celebrating Pride Month, looks at some of the challenges LGBT couples can face when picking a location for vacation.
Iconic photos on Instagram with a twist
Instagram challenged users to recreate iconic photos using the app. The winning images were chosen at the Cannes Lions festival.
A fish-shaped lump of iron wins big at Cannes
This year, a piece of iron shaped like a fish won the product design Grand Prix at Cannes. The lump of iron was designed to help Cambodians increase their iron intake.
3 great films from Saatchi & Saatchi showcase
This year marked 25 years of the Saatchi & Saatchi New Director's Showcase. Take a look at Adweek's three favorite films, along with the 11 other winning entries.
Soundcloud's acoustic Berlin Wall wins at Cannes
A Soundcloud ad from Grey Germany, that made an acoustic recreation of the Berlin Wall, won a radio Grand Prix this year.
Around the Web:
Trouble for 'imported' beers made in the U.S.
Beers including Beck's and Foster's say they are imported, but are actually made in the U.S. Any misled drinkers of these beers may be eligible for a refund, up to $50. (The Wall Street Journal)
Serial podcast shows up in Cannes
With a second season of podcast Serial on the horizon, a few members of the Serial team are in Cannes chatting up advertisers and brands. (Digiday)
Apple signs deals with indie labels
Ahead of launching its music streaming service, Apple signed deals with thousands of independent labels to help smaller artists get their music on the new platform. (The New York Times)
Facebook rolled out its Instant Articles to a handful of publishers earlier this year. Now, those publishers are preparing to ramp up the number of articles they run through Facebook. (The Wall Street Journal)
Bankers moving to Madison Avenue
More and more math-based people are moving away from Wall Street and heading to Madison Avenue, using data to prove how effective ads are on sales. (CNN Money)
New ECD at StrawberryFrog
StrawberryFrog promoted creative director Craig Love to executive creative director. (Agency Spy)