Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Coca-Cola is trying to get 1.5 million Facebook fans to change their profile pics as part of the brand’s Earth Month initiative. link

-Twitter boasts 106 million registered users. link

-A History Channel campaign may convert Foursquare naysayers. link

-AT&T like Verizon claims to cover more countries than actually do exist. link

-Former Pointroll chief and Gannett digital exec Chris Saridakis was named CEO of GSI Commerce’s marketing service unit. link

-McCann New York celebrates Jackie Robinson Day today with a tribute video (cut by Crew Cuts). link

-Bi-coastal agency Revolucion created the first-ever national Hispanic ad campaign for ACE Hardware. link

-Google chief Eric Schmidt says that the company’s “disruptive” business has created enemies. link

-Contagious US is seeking a North American biz dev director. link

-Israel bans the import of iPads. link

-Production boutique Identity added Gold Lion-winning director Javier Blanco to its roster. link

-Wal-Mart pushes Exxon out of the top spot in the Fortune 500. link

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