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Touch Lebanon, FOO and J. Walter Thompson Beirut create unique Latin Arabic keyboard

When keyboards were first designed, they were created with English speakers in mind, forcing speakers of other languages, like Arabic, to adopt the standard Latin keyboard, or “qwerty” keyboard, and use numbers to recreate the letters in their language that don’t exist in the standard Latin keyboard.

The Lebanese call this hybrid between the standard Latin letters and the numbers they use to represent Arabic sounds and letters “Latin Arabic.” Today, it is the most used chat language in Lebanon. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson Company introduces Mirum, a modern global company

Exciting news out of J. Walter Thompson Company today as it announced today the launch of Mirum, a new global company. With a name inspired by the Latin word for "amazing," the new company unites 11 digital agencies spanning 17 countries and 40 offices. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson Malaysia named AOR for FindIt Malaysia

J. Walter Thompson Malaysia has been named agency of record for FindIt Malaysia, which has launched a mobile platform that helps consumers find business and services nearest to them. The appointment underscores the office's fast-growing digital and social media marketing capabilities. ...READ MORE
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Looking back at future trends: JWTIntelligence’s new “10 Years of 10 Trends” report

This week, J. Walter Thompson celebrated a decade of annual trends forecasting by releasing “10 Years of 10 Trends.” The report explores 10 of the most compelling macro trends identified since JWTIntelligence began its annual forecasts — trends shaping societal behaviors and attitudes, and defining the business landscape today. It maps how these trends have evolved to now, and casts an eye forward to where they are headed next. ...READ MORE

Paley dialogue recap: Bob Jeffrey & Macy’s Joe Feczko on branded entertainment

This morning, Macy's SVP of Marketing Innovation and Integration Joe Feczko joined Bob Jeffrey, JWT's Worldwide Chairman and CEO, on stage at New York's Paley Center for Media for an enlightening discussion about how the famous department store has transformed into a successful entertainment brand. ...READ MORE

10 Things About Digital in Latin America

While BRIC countries often dominate the conversation when talking about emerging markets in digital, Latin America (beyond Brazil, of course) also represents significant growth in connectivity. In fact, while the global level of Internet penetration is 34%, the average for this region is 43%. In some countries the figure is even higher; 66% of Argentineans have access to the Internet, exceeding continental Europe (63%). Coupling this increased connectivity with consistent GDP growth, a massive opportunity for brands has opened up in Latin America.


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JWT’s 10 Mobile Trends for 2014 and Beyond

The world is in a constant state of change and evolution, and JWT helps you make sense of it all, in part, with our third annual mobile trends report. The report, “10 Mobile Trends for 2014 and Beyond,” showcases and examines 10 key themes in mobile connectivity from three of the year’s biggest events: Mobile World Congress, Consumer Electronics Show and SXSWi. ...READ MORE