-New spot by Verba of Milan brags that client Audi reached one million Facebook fans “without ever posting a single kitten.” (Video above via Ads of the World)
-End of an era? Anheuser-Busch InBev will outsource its media buying for the first time since 1992 (pitch finalists include MediaCom and Spark).
-W+K Portland ECD Mark Fitzloff shares some creative career tips with Fast Company’s Co.Create.
-WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell wins…at cricket.
-New study says brands are embracing “programmatic” more quickly than agencies.
-The NFL is looking for a new CMO, because that would solve all of their problems…
–The Economist says the new advertising model looks a lot like the NSA.