According to a study commissioned by San Francisco-based advertising agency Heat, advertising and marketing types are pretty unique in their use of social media. Perhaps unsurprisingly, ad types are three times more likely to pay attention to brands on Facebook and Twitter. But—more interestingly—they're also much more likely to do drugs (26 percent vs three percent of the general public), throw up from excessive drinking (37 percent vs nine percent) and hook up with a colleague (26 percent vs eight percent).
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While New Zealanders kicked back to the cricket and flocked to Adele, the weekend saw those in adland braced for another round of awards as the Asian regional creative festival, AdFest, announced its winners. Local agencies Clemenger BBDO and Colenso BBDO are among those celebrating success.