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How Facial Expressions Can Predict Ad Sharing

  • Daniel McDuff, Microsoft Research; Jonah Berger, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania -- JOURNAL OF ADVERTISING RESEARCH

Why do some ads get shared more than others on social media? This study used facial coding algorithms to quantify the facial expressions of thousands of individuals in response to video ads. The findings help advertisers predict how different emotions influence sharing, and provide a deeper understanding of the complexities between emotion and transmission.

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What Do we Know About AI Driven Creative?

  • THE ARF

There have been significant developments in artificial intelligence, such as recent advancements in natural language processing, that make it look appealing for advertising purposes. Indeed, many professionals are considering AI-driven creative tools. Yet, a recent ARF Knowledge Center investigation reveals that this technology simply is not there yet. For now, AI’s best use seems to be optimizing creative for email blasts, digital campaigns and social media advertising.

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What’s the Perfect Synergy Between Employees and Technology?

  • CMO BRIEF

Technology is omnipresent in today’s world. Yet, it’s become more difficult to determine what is the best way to utilize it. Businesses want to provide topnotch customer experiences, while maintaining operational efficiency. Customers, meanwhile, require a convenient, responsive, personal experience. So how can companies strike a balance and create the ideal symmetry between employees and technology? The ARF’s Knowledge Center was recently challenged with this question. Here are its findings.

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Get the Intel on Artificial Intelligence

Some say Artificial Intelligence is a broad field that includes everything from simple if-then rules for playing Checkers to complex ensembles of deep neural networks for piloting autonomous vehicles. In marketing, AI is a term that is applied to several very different techniques and functions. However, the bigger questions are: how do you best implement AI and what are the commercial solutions?

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Get the Intel on Artificial Intelligence

Some say Artificial Intelligence is a broad field that includes everything from simple if-then rules for playing Checkers to complex ensembles of deep neural networks for piloting autonomous vehicles. In marketing, AI is a term that is applied to several very different techniques and functions. However, the bigger questions are: how do you best implement AI and what are the commercial solutions?  Read More.

How AI & ML Are Being Used Now

  • Joan FitzGerald, Data ImpacX; Hillary Haley, RPA; Anita Lynch, Disney|ABC Television Group; Alice Sylvester, Sequent Partners; and Audrey Thompson, Oracle Data Cloud

Hot terms or hotly contested terms? Although “artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” (aka AI and ML) are increasingly part of the marketing conversation, experts debate about how extensively they are being used today. See how leading marketers, agencies and researchers define AI and ML and how they are currently applying these concepts to drive business.

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Controlling the machine: The future of creative leadership – via Campaign (source: Raymond Chin, CCO of Publicis Sapient China)

As creative automation becomes a reality, the author contemplates the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the agency of the future.

Computers are replacing humans in the most menial jobs. We've already got computers beating humans at both Chess and Go. And AI making a passable piece of film for Saatchi & Saatchi's New Directors Showcase at Cannes. The best creative minds know how to get the best out of their collaborators. It so happens this partner is a machine. Think about how you can get the best out of it.

In the near future, you will have the machine churning out a few viable options for stories, campaign ideas, experiential ideas and more. It will still be up to you to pick and choose and build on these machine ideas, to make it the best cocktail of storytelling and experience.

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