-IAB president/CEO Randall Rothenberg is leaving the organization on Jan. 17 to become chief digital officer at Time, Inc.
-Dina Howell was named worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi X. link
-SF-based Heat, which has been responsible for a few EA Sports ads as of late, promoted Warren Cockrel to its first-ever CD post.
-The Gulf oil spill was the top trend for 2010 on Twitter. link
-Not to be outdone, Google launched YouTube Trends (above) to keep on the latest viral vids. link
-In case you haven’t heard, Michael Bay’s shop The Institute hired a dedicated ad sales team. link
–USA Today: The FTC’s proposed “do not track” could revolutionize online advertising. link
-Sarkissian Mason launched a new branding campaign for eMusic. link