‘Tis the season for holiday ads!
Newly released data from Unruly reveals the most popular holiday ads from all over the world. Nikki Gilliland at Econsultancy.com has compiled a list of the top 10 most shared Christmas ads of all time. Here are a couple of our favorites.
WestJet: Real Time Giving (2013)
WestJet’s popular #WestJetChristmas campaign was actually a real-life segment that became a viral sensation. A digital installation in the airport terminal displayed a talking Santa Claus that asked customers what they wanted for Christmas. Upon arrival at their destination, every guest was surprised to see their Christmas wishes come true. The heartwarming video was shared over 2,221,976 times.
Edeka: Heimkommen (2015)
German supermarket chain Edeka released this iconic ad in November 2015. “Heimkommen” is German for “Homecoming” and the commercial depicts a lonely old man who resorts to drastic measures to bring his family together for the holidays. Since its release, the heartwarming advertisement has generated over 3,984,010 shares.