ADVERTISING

Sveriges Radio

The Web Address Expander

Agency: Forsman & Bodenfors

Description

Here is the link to The Web Address Expander: http://web.sverigesradio.se/webaddressexpander/
New campaign for Sveriges Radio (Swedish Radio). To clarify their brand across all media they decided to change the way they communicated their website address from www.sr.se to www.sverigesradio.se. So whenever they refered to their website, for example in broadcast (which they do a couple thousand times each day), they would always communicate their whole name.
So we were asked to communicate the change to web community. Our initial approach was that this is exactly the opposite of the web trends today, where everyone is striving for shorter urls. This is quite obvious when you like at url shortening services such as bit.ly, tinyurl and tiny.cc. But what we wanted to communicate was exaclty the opposite, Sveriges Radio had gone from a short adress to a longer one. So to be quite frank, we did the exact opposite, we created "The Web Address Expander". A service that will take any url and turn it into a very, very long url. Stupidly long urls.
In the urls that our service created, you can find different stories depending on the length you choose and the adress you want to expand. And since Sveriges Radio is Swedish public service broadcaster (much like BBC) and one of their main goals is to protect freedom of speech and democracy may I suggest you try to expand for example http://adsoftheworld.com

This professional campaign titled 'The Web Address Expander' was published in Sweden in April, 2010. It was created for the brand: Sveriges Radio, by ad agency: Forsman & Bodenfors. This Digital medium campaign is related to the Media industry and contains 1 media asset. It was submitted about 12 years ago.

Credits

Advertising Agency: Forsman & Bodenfors, Sweden
Account manager: Andreas Engstrand
Agency Producer: Nicole van Rooij Ekström
Art Director: Adam Ulvegärde
Copywriter: Robert Lund
Designer: Viktor Larsson & Johanna Hofman Bang
Web Producer: Peter Gaudiano
Creative technologies: Stefan Thomson
Production company: Thomson Interactive

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