Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Consumer groups seek an FTC probe into Google’s Invite Media purchase. link

-Still, Google TV Ads apparently = big bucks. link

-Publishers see signs that the iPad can restore ad money. What can’t it do? link

-SapientNitro won two Black Pencils at the D&ADs for its “Best Job in the World” campaign created for Tourism Queensland. link

-Gap is on the hunt yet again for a new ad agency. link

-TD Bank introduced its new “fun, sporty, green” mascot named, yep, TD. link

-China blocks Foursquare after users check into Tiananmen Square. link

Twilight actress Ashley Greene was named the brand ambassador for Avon’s Mark cosmetics line. link

-A North Carolina grocery store’s highway billboard emits the smell of cooking steak. Mmm..billboard. link

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