of Weeping Willow readers said that they would now be more likely to ignore their phones while driving
social impressions on and off Wattpad
lift in people stating they would choose AT&T as their mobile provider
AT&T leveraged the power of storytelling to drive behavioural change amongst a young and predominantly mobile audience.
AT&T wanted to drive awareness about the risk involved in using a mobile phone while driving and leverage the power of storytelling and video to change consumer perception.
To really open people’s eyes to the catastrophic consequences of distracted driving, we commissioned our number one influencer, Anna Todd, to write a serialized fictional story with a texting and driving theme, called Weeping Willow.
We promoted the AT&T It Can Wait campaign via full page interstitials to prompt people to watch the It Can Wait video and get people to take the pledge and vow not to text and drive.
The campaign was a huge success: 97% of people who read Weeping Willow said that they would now be more likely to ignore their phones while driving! Additionally: