As with every shiny new digital object, brands have been quick to jump on Instagram video, which was released just last month.
Instagram video’s 15-second time limit is more than double Vine’s, and its color filters give brands a bit more flexibility to get creative with their video content. Check out these five neat Instagram videos from brands.
Taco Bell has two other videos up so far, but this pyrotechnic stunt video is definitely the best one. Don’t try this at home, kids.
Topshop is another fashion brand that stays on top of digital. It has over 1.5 million followers on Instagram. Check out this cool stop-motion style video.
Dogfish Head Beer
Dogfish Head isn’t a stranger to doing cool things with moving images. In 2011, early to the GIF trend, the beer brand used cinemagraphs to showcase its beer-making process. This Instagram video also shows a behind-the-scenes look at beer making.
There are now tons of car brands on Instagram, but Nissan is one of the only ones that’s gotten creative with Instagram video. Vroom, vroom.
Confessions of a Super Smash Bros. tournament organizer on Nintendo’s lack of support for competitive gaming
Unlike other publishers such as Activision Blizzard and Riot Games, which have pumped millions of dollars into organizing and marketing esports leagues for their titles, Nintendo has never offered serious prize money for competitive Smash events.
How the new Web3 loyalty program at Starbucks will be a litmus test for the future of branded NFTs
Starting with a small group of members and employees, Starbucks will invite participants into “journeys” that allow them to collect NFTs and points that unlock new benefits and experiences.
As influencer marketing grows up, brands, agencies experiment with new content tools like bots
Influencer marketing is maturing as a business for many media firms, as they find ways to leverage creator content and gain new audiences.
SponsoredHow Comscore is simplifying pre- and post-campaign measurement for advertisers
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No more newspaper ads: Why J.C. Penney is going digital-first this holiday season
As shoppers continue to shift to e-commerce, legacy retailer J.C. Penney is making its strategy digital-first to keep up.
Acxiom’s CEO on why everything’s an ad network now, and what that means
Chad Engelgau talks about how Acxiom will harness retail media networks and the metaverse -- as well as the need for marketers to connect internal data to be more effective.