Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Viacom Velocity launched “The Fat Jewish is Big Data featuring Todrick as Hadoop” (created in-house, video above).

-Melia Hotels International selected Gravity Media as its digital agency of record for the Americas.

-Adweek takes a look “Inside Grey’s Global Sweep of 113 Lions at Cannes.”

WPP marketing foresight consultancy Gain Theory named Karen Kaufman to the role of managing partner, client development for NA and LATAM.

-Paris Presents Incorporated named Laughlin Constable its advertising and digital marketing agency of record.

-Bloomberg examines Viacom’s midlife crisis.

-Facebook changed its logo (very slightly).

-Adweek examined how “Brands Tap Into the Growing Fervor Around the U.S. Women’s World Cup Run.”