Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Copywriter Brendan McLaughlin pinged us about a new viral marketing campaign he’s working on called “Williamsburg Love,” which is comprised of amusing videos about fictional romance within the hipster-riddled Brooklyn neighborhood. link

-Digitas Chicago has unveiled its next round of spots for Foster’s. link

-Bob Dylan contemplates doing voiceovers for GPS devices. Time to start asking for directions. link

-Struggling MySpace hired media/entertainment consultancy Media Link to overhaul its advertising and sales strategy. link

-TBWA\London has just launched an 82 million pound campaign for Sony Playstation 3. link

-Yahoo acquired Arab online community hub Maktoob. link

-Online ad firm Undertone Networks hired Kelly Wenzel as Senior VP of Marketing. link

-Sorry kiddies, the Houston school district has put a ban on “sexting.” link

-Jessica Biel is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online. link

-Monic Houde, a member of Cossette’s Board of Directors and Chairman of the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee, has left the agency due to personal reasons. link

-Founders of four different billion-dollar brands reflect on their humble beginnings. link

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