Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-CTP Boston is in the giving mood as it celebrates its 20th anniversary (video above).

-Interactive agency Friendly Vengance scheduled a 5-day Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots-themed fundraising campaign for local charity L.A. Kitchen … on Twitter. Hmm.

-W+K Amsterdam recruiter Sophie Worth thinks agencies should consider buying boats in 2017. And encouraging change.


-Who bought the $20,000 Cheetos jewelry set? Frito-Lay declined to say. And the lucky party didn’t even get to hunt with Eric Trump.

-An anonymous social strategist confirmed all your worst suspicions to Digiday this week.

Düsseldorf, Germany-based startup Welect offers commuters free bus or train tickets in exchange for watching ads.

-Havas North America PR CEO Marian Salzman explains “Why Privacy, Gender and Simplicity Will Be on Consumers’ Minds in 2017.”

-Only famous people can edit their dumb Facebook Live videos afterward.