Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-TGI Fridays gets us in the weekend mood. link

-Cossette reveals Q4 and fiscal year 2009 numbers. link

-The FTC is hosting roundtable discussions on privacy challenges posed by 21st century technology. link

-The Commission also wants more restrictions on advertising violent content. link

-The IAB launched its own campaign to educate consumers about online privacy. link

-Ogilvy resurrects 50’s ad to promote Puerto Rico tourism. link

-General Mills to 86 some of its product lines. Please don’t say Count Chocula. link

-Yellow Tail wants you to help name their new un-oaked Chardonnay. link

-Want to get paid to watch ads? link

-Starbucks and (RED) launch a charity singalong via Facebook. link

-Mr. Burns wins the NYC mayoral election (only if you count write-in votes). link

-CPX Interactive launched its own proprietary ad management platform. link

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