DDB Worldwide Inc., New York Follow Update

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WATERisLIFE - "#Firstworldproblems" - DDB Worldwide Inc.

  • #Firstworldproblems
  • DDB Worldwide Inc.
  • United States
  • #Firstworldproblems
Product CategoryCharities, Foundations, Volunteers
Date of First Broadcast/Publication2012
Media TypeSocial Media
Length140 Seconds
Awards Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, 2013 (Bronze Lion) for Short Format Internet Film


DDB New York launched an attempt to eliminate rathe than promote the #Firstworldproblems hashtag.


To eliminate a hashtag in which voices of somewhat calous concerns of those living in wealthy industrialized countries.


In the first few days, the film on YouTube received over one million views, coupled with a significant increase in donations to the organization