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Instagram Stories vs. Snapchat Stories

When Instagram unveiled Instagram Stories earlier this month, the interwebs flooded with debates about the close similarities the new feature bears with Snapchat's own Stories feature. Headlines like Huffington Post's "Is Instagram Stories the Nail in Snapchat's Coffin?" and The New York Times' "Instagram Take a Page from Snapchat, and Takes Aim at It, Too" define much of the chatter generated by Instagram's new release and today, Florence Lujani, J. Walter Thompson London's Social Team Lead & Head of Influencer Relations, joins in with her own take on this social media boxing match. ...READ MORE
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“Pap Culture”: J. Walter Thompson Cape Town’s Nwabisa Mda and Bongeka Masango Discuss Their YouTube Success

J. Walter Thompson Cape Town’s Nwabisa Mda and Bongeka Masango are two of the three power players behind YouTube channel “Pap Culture.” The content-creation duo formed Pap Culture with fellow South African YouTuber Thembe Mahlaba. Together, they curated an entertainment platform that brings the authenticity of South African youth culture to the digital landscape. ...READ MORE
The view from the stage at Lanxess Arena, Cologne during ESL One, the world’s biggest Counter-Strike tournament (photo by Helena Kristiansson/Kespa).

The Shakeup of Sports, Broadcasting & Branding

The emergence of social networks as sports broadcasters, combined with the ever growing popularity of eSports, holds huge potential, and risk, for brands and fans. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders 2016: Week 3

Almost halfway through our Cannes Contenders 2016 series, here’s another batch of great work from our offices in Sydney, Brazil, London, Cape Town, New York and Frankfurt. ...READ MORE

Meet the People: Toby Chishick, Social Media Director and Singer-Songwriter

Most people at J. Walter Thompson London might know Toby Chishick as the resident social media guru, but there's more to this Social Media Director. ...READ MORE

PUMA and J. Walter Thompson New York Find Fowler’s Fan

In June, a young fan of Rickie Fowler named Jake - dressed head-to-toe like the famous golfer - chased Fowler’s ball into a water hazard at the Memorial Golf Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. When J. Walter Thompson New York heard this story, we couldn’t let Jake’s enthusiasm go to waste. The team launched #FindFowlersFan in partnership with PUMA Golf on Twitter with the goal of reuniting the two at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson London @CannesIn140 Shortlisted in UK Agency Awards

During the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, whether you’re in the Palais or tracking the happenings online, there’s a lot of who, what, when, where and why that is, frankly, a bit overwhelming to keep up with. ...READ MORE
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Adobo Magazine – Tay Guan Hin Cannes Cyber Diary: Social Media used in ways never seen before

After combing through different categories of Cyber work in groups of five judges over the last three days, the entire jury came together yesterday to cull the remaining 432 entries into an even shorter list. Cyber is a fast-changing, fast-growing category driven by innovative solutions where technology plays a huge role in bringing the ideas to life. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders Showcase 2015: Week 8

In the past eight weeks we've shared with you J. Walter THompson Company's 2015 Cannes Contenders.

In today's showcase, the final one for the 2015 season, you'll find work from our offices in Singapore, Mumbai, Colombia, London, Sydney, New York and Brazil. ...READ MORE