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Women’s World Cup shows how marketers are undervaluing women’s sport

With the recent success of campaigns such as Sport England’s “This Girl Can”, the start of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada this week comes at a time when interest in women’s sport is growing. However, while broadcasters and industry bodies are making moves to tap into the opportunity many brands, including FIFA sponsors, have been slower on the uptake.

Top ten YouTube ads in April

Hyundai’s Message to Space and Google’s hunt for the Loch Ness monster topped YouTube’s leaderboard, which ranks popularity by combining views and engagement, last month, while emotional campaigns from Pandora and Dove also made their mark.

The top 10 most popular YouTube ads of 2014

Despite the fact that a growing number of the most popular YouTube ads of 2014 were made for online, rather than TV, the top ad – Sainsbury’s Christmas ad featuring the famous World War I truce – did debut on TV first.