Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Mashable offers the formula for effective Facebook ads. link

-Atmosphere Proximity hired former Chopping Block CD Tim McKee to fill its creative director spot and promoted Stewart Krull to ECD. link


-Gatorade wants its athletes to drink the bevvy before, during and after the game as part its new ad campaign. link

-Graffiti is put to somewhat better use than an aspirin campaign in the UK government’s new “wear a condom” effort. link

-KFC’s breast cancer-fighting effort meets its cynics. link

-DDB ties for most Effies wins this year with 11. link

-No big surprise here as PSFK picks Google and Apple, respectively, as its hottest global brands of 2010. link

-Nike at least has a sense of humor about all the Tiger Woods ad parodies. link

-Microsoft’s online ad revenue is up 20%. link

-Post-production house FEEDTHEWALRUS has opened up an LA office, which will headed by EP Christie Price and include editors Joel Marcus, Mark Imgrund and Michael Moore. link

Sex and the City 2 now has an official vodka thanks to Skyy. link

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