Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-RPA unveils a new effort to promote the Honda Civic 2013, perhaps makes a case for retaining its longtime client in the process (above).

-In the hopes of further strengthening its digital capabilities, WPP has acquired a 20 percent stake in Buenos Aires-based technology services provider, Globant. link

-MARC USA is kicking off 2013 by doubling the size of its interactive and social media practices. link

-Happy 30th birthday, internet. link

-Google and Yahoo are among the top 10 ad networks that support major piracy sites. link

-Blogger Andrew Sullivan breaks from NewsBeast, explains his decision to go ad-free with The Dish. link

-So, what were YouTube’s 20 most-shared ads in December? link

-Well, the USPS has at least made one decision in its ongoing agency review, shifting media duties from Campbell-Ewald to UM. link