Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Happy sixth birthday, Twitter. link

-Klout concocts its own version of March Madness with the agency world in mind. link


-Oh lordy, Nokia has patented a tattoo that vibrates when someone calls or texts. link

-NYC editorial/post house Cutting Room hired former BBDO/Grey producer Lisa Petroni as managing director.

-Flo goes on an animated, Progressive daydream (above).

-VFX company Framestore promoted Jon Collins, currently founder/president of  its New York operation, to the newly created role of president of integrated advertising (worldwide). link

-This might just be our favorite Craigslist ad in recent memory. link

-SMG’s Spark unit welcomed OMD alum Brent Lux as SVP/managing director.

-Lee Clow spends a few minutes ranting about agency compensation and more. link

-Report: Local digital ad spend is expected to reach $38.5 billion by 2016. link

-Developer/property management firm Ivanhoé Cambridge picked Sid Lee Architecture, in collaboration with Sid Lee, to “re-envision” the Rockhill complex in Montreal.