Gym Fails And Doll Bails: 5 Ads You Should Watch Right Now

Every week, Unruly searches far and wide for the best online video advertising to offer, and serves it up in a handy list.

This time round, rapper Drake loses a fight with some equipment for Apple Music, Ram returns to its sentimental roots and Morton Salt headlines the latest (and madly ambitious) new OK Go video.

We also have a couple of saccharine sweet holiday spots from McDonald’s and Apple.

Enjoy!

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One For All, And All For One: Three Key Takeaways From JICWEBS’ Town Hall Meeting

Viewability, ad fraud, brand safety and some delicious cupcakes were on the menu at the Town Hall organised by the Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards (JICWEBS) this week.

Unruly’s brand safety team, Unruly Shield, was in attendance at the event at the IAB hosted by JICWEBS – the body created to support best practice for online ad trading – to mingle and discuss the biggest issues affecting Adland.

But for those who could not make it, do not worry. We have compiled some of the key takeaways discussed.

Enjoy!

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Five Fun Stats From This Year’s Crop Of Christmas Ads

Dogs on trampolines, teddy bears on escalators, Mrs Claus in a helicopter – this year’s crop of Christmas ads has certainly been memorable.

From John Lewis breaking all kinds of records by ripping up its style guide to incredible comebacks from M&S and pop group Chas N’ Dave, there are plenty of highlights.

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‘Tis The Season… To Target Your Gadget-Loving Christmas Shoppers

We may still be days away from popping the first box on our advent calendars, but the holiday season is already in full swing.

The John Lewis ad is the talk of the UK (it has already become the most shared John Lewis ad to date!), German brands are starting to battle it out to see if they can repeat Edeka’s incredible success last year and retailers in the US are busy gearing up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Festive Shops And Helicopter Drops: 5 Xmas Ads You Should Watch Right Now

Every week, Unruly searches far and wide for the branded content making the biggest impression across the social web. This week, there’s only one topic of discussion: Christmas!

With more and more brands unveiling the highly-anticipated festive campaigns, the race is heating up for the season’s big winner. Could it be Sainsbury’s with a family-friendly musical? Or M&S with its action-packed look into the inner workings of the Claus family.

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#BusterTheBoxer Is The Most Shared John Lewis Ad Of All Time

John Lewis’ latest Christmas ad “#BusterTheBoxer” has become the retailer’s most shared ad of all time, racking up 1.81 million shares in less than a week.

It has beaten off stiff competition from 2014’s adorable “Monty The Penguin”, and last year’s surprisingly sad “Man on the Moon” – which has 1.67 million shares.

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Angry Fruits & Hands-Free Boots: 5 Ads You Should Watch Right Now

Every week Unruly scours the web for the latest and greatest bit of creative and delivers them to you in this handy list.

This week saw the launch of one of the most hotly-anticipated videos of the year – the John Lewis Xmas ad. We’re sure you’ve seen Buster The Boxer by now, so we’ve also included some of the best ads you might have missed.

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