Not at Cannes? This Twitter Cannes Blocker Might Make You Feel Better

Chrome Extension Destroys Bragging Tweets

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If you're not at Cannes, you might already be sick of seeing people tweet photos of their hotel room with a gorgeous view of the Mediterranean, or reading brags about cocktails on yachts. But fear not: Toronto agency Union has come up with a way to block these posts from your timeline for the duration of the Lions -- and even destroy them.

Cannescellation is a Chrome extension that replaces any Cannes-related content in the Twitter timeline with a video of the offending tweet being destroyed. As Mike Takasaki, associate creative director at Union explained a statement: "For the past few years, as soon as Cannes starts, my Twitter timeline has become nothing but shots of people on boats, people drinking rose, people flaunting what a great time they're having. We wanted to do something for all the people stuck back at the office covering for them."

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Date
Jun 23, 2015
Agency:
Union - Toronto
Client:
Union Toronto
Executive Creative Director:
Lance Martin
Associate Creative Director/Art Director:
Glen D'Souza
Associate Creative Director/Copywriter:
Mike Takasaki
Executive Director of Innovation:
Mike Kasprow
Director of Integrated Production:
Jen Dark
Integrated Producer:
Gregg Vertes
Creative Technology Manager:
Jordan Shaw
Web Developer:
Keshav Vohra
VFX and Animation:
Adrian Stiegler
Quality Assurance Technologist:
Josh Roque
Director/Editor:
Kyle Trotter
Director of Photography:
Adam Crosby
Audio Production:
Keen Music
Audio Director:
Thomas Neuspiel
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