Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-WPP’s Team Detroit has a new CEO. link

-Ford and Mitsubishi are among those pulling advertising from hack-happy News of the World. link


-Bi-coastal prodco Biscuit Filmworks is now open for business in the U.K. link

-What was Facebook’s “totally awesome” announcement? Its 750 million members now have video calling access thanks to Skype, new chat design and ad hoc group chat service. link

-Who wants to take a virtual tour through the American Apparel factory? No worries, Dov Charney isn’t larking about. link

-BBDO Proximity Minneapolis launched a social good campaign for Aviva (above). link

-Could we be seeing iPad 2 Plus this year? link

How I Met Your Mother reruns: Home to digitally inserted product placement. link

-Fathom promoted Bob Raczka and Mark Wiegard to co-creative directors of the agency’s Chicago office.

-Huawei Device North America picked Dallas-based Firehouse as its first-ever U.S. AOR. link