Friday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Energy BBDO has reportedly been dropped as AOR for the Illinois Lottery account. link

-Speaking of BBDO, the network and other Omnicom agencies were big winners at the Digital Media Awards in Beijing. link

-Facebook and the U.S. government are close to settling on privacy issues. link

-DDB Toronto commemorates Remembrance Day (and Veteran’s Day) with a new campaign for the Historica-Dominion Institute (above).

-It’s “Nerd New Year” today. Who knew? link

-Bacardi spokesman, 10-time tennis grand slam winner Rafa Nadal wants you to try and ace him. For real. link