Branded Abstract

Appealing to the personal brand-free Gen Z calls for odd content

Implications - Unlike their Millennial predecessors, members of Generation Z are not consciously accumulating brands, services and products to inform a personal brand. Instead, they prefer a more lighthearted, less self-conscious form of brand communication. This calls for abstract advertising that does not take itself too seriously, illustrating a key difference between these youth groups.
SCORE: 5.3
This Year and Mild Top 5 Examples: 969 Total Clicks May 16 - Jul 16
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Bearded Gummy Candies - The New Sour Brite Weird Beards Candies Resemble NBA Player James Harden
SCORE: 5.3
This Year and Mild 442 Clicks Pub: May 12, 16
Bearded Gummy Candies
The New Sour Brite Weird Beards Candies Resemble NBA Player James Harden
7-Eleven recently teamed up with the Ferrara Candy Company and its Trolli brand to create the new Sour Brite Weird Beards candies. With many consumers replacing candy with healthier snack foods,... [More]
Comical Local Ads - Kentucky for Kentucky Released a Comical Commercial About the Kentucky Fun Mall
SCORE: 6.2
This Year and Mild 94 Clicks Pub: Jul 20, 16
Comical Local Ads
Kentucky for Kentucky Released a Comical Commercial About the Kentucky Fun Mall
Kentucky for Kentucky has released a hilarious commercial promoting the Kentucky Fun Mall located in Lexington Kentucky. The ad features Hiler and Griffin VanMeter, who are partners in Kentucky for... [More]
Viral Cat Commercials - This German Commercial Follows Grocery Shopping Cats with a Meowing Song
SCORE: 6.6
This Year and Mild 311 Clicks Pub: Jun 13, 16
Viral Cat Commercials
This German Commercial Follows Grocery Shopping Cats with a Meowing Song
This German commercial from the supermarket chain Netto-Marken Discount promotes its brand using humanistic cats and a retro beat. Considering how popular cats are on the Internet in the form of... [More]
Offbeat Candy Commercials - This Quirky Trolli Candy Ad Introduces a Man's Sour Tooth
SCORE: 4.1
This Year and Untested 71 Clicks Pub: May 3, 16
Offbeat Candy Commercials
This Quirky Trolli Candy Ad Introduces a Man's Sour Tooth
In order to captivate young audiences on social media, Trolli is releasing a series of quirky candy commercials that introduce its newest gummy products. This 15-second ad for Periscope puts a... [More]
Outrageous 8-Bit Games - Old Spice's 'Youland' is a Quirky Facebook Video Game
SCORE: 3.5
This Year and Untested 51 Clicks Pub: Jul 8, 16
Outrageous 8-Bit Games
Old Spice's 'Youland' is a Quirky Facebook Video Game
Old Spice has come to be known for its offbeat commercials—with each one getting progrssively weirder than the next—and this theme is carried on in its latest Facebook Video Game called ‘... [More]