Thursday Odds and Ends

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By Kiran Aditham Comment

-Personal details from 170 million Facebook profiles were harvested and wrapped up in a downloadable torrent file. Yikes. link

-San Francisco-based shop Whirled chronicles every cigarette smoked in Mad Men. Ambitious? Crazy? Eh, probably both (above). link

-As if dealing with the “Miami Thrice” wasn’t enough, the South Florida city has approved skyscraper-size billboards. link

-GSD&M Idea City hired Carrie Hines as VP, account director on the agency’s Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen account.

-Stupid tweets lead to Canadian footballer’s punishment. link

-Goldman Sachs is playing mommy/daddy and banning employees from cursing in emails. F**k that. link

-A report from the rather annoyingly named Research Company Evaluating the Media Agency Industry picked Omnicom’s OMD as the top global media brand in terms of global billings. link

-Apple extends mobile ad platform to developers. link

-Microsoft is hoping for a chance at redemption. link

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