Snapchat’s First Tremendous Bowl Advert Calls For Much less Social Media


Snapchat will make its Tremendous Bowl debut with an unfiltered message urging audiences to think about the platform as a safer and extra genuine various to poisonous social media.

The advert, created in-house, initially debuted throughout the Grammys on Feb. 4, however a 30-second model will run throughout the fourth quarter of the Massive Sport on Feb. 11.

“Much less Social Media. Extra Snapchat” positions Snapchat as an area to make actual connections, a daring play to distinguish the model from platforms resembling Instagram, which is usually related to shiny influencer content material or on-line bullying.

The frenetic spot includes a carousel of photos and replica taking the viewers on a journey of social media customers sharing photos of themselves in a quest for extra likes and followers. It rapidly descends from a secular collage of sameness right into a poisonous hellscape of screenshots full of feedback from trolls, earlier than shifting to movies of customers performing harmful stunts (and in some circumstances, acts of unrest and rebellion) for engagement.

Lastly, the advert strikes on to the calmer waters of Snapchat, the place customers incorporate vibrant, enjoyable and sometimes wacky filters for lighthearted, sharable and real moments with their communities. 

The marketing campaign, led by chief inventive officer and trade veteran, Colleen DeCourcy, additionally features a full-page advert within the Sunday New York Occasions with takeovers of its digital properties, out-of-home placements throughout U.S. cities, and amplification throughout digital platforms. Within the U.Ok., the corporate will wrap black taxi cabs with branded inventive and run digital adverts. 

“Snapchat was constructed otherwise from the very starting as a spot the place individuals may be their actual selves with their actual associates,” DeCourcy mentioned in a press release. “With this marketing campaign, we need to present the world precisely what Snapchat isn’t, and what it truly is. We’re shining a lightweight on the unfiltered, brilliant yellow world of Snapchat, the place individuals can simply share what issues to them within the second, with the those who matter to them most.” 

Bringing manufacturers to The Massive Sport in a Snap(chat) 

Regardless of this being its first advert within the Tremendous Bowl, Snap was already a participant within the sport, having created AR lenses with a number of model companions, together with The U.S. Air Drive, Doritos, Dove, Pringles, Nickelodeon and Samsung.  


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