Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-A leaner, meaner YouTube is rolling out today. link

-Golden Grahams wants to turn your ridiculous job search into a ridiculous cartoon. link

-Levi’s opened its British flagship store. link

-The finalists in PETA’s “Sexiest Vegetarians Next Door” contest need your vote. link

-If you use Foursquare, you’re an annoying jackass. Gawker tells us why. link

-D&G’s Kia Soul “Hamsters” spot won automotive TV ad of the year at today’s Nielsen Automotive Advertising Awards. link

-Meanwhile, D&G also hired Razorfish/Sapient Interactive alum Clay Weishaar as senior art director for the LA office.

-Google acquired blog tips site ProBlogger and now also has its own Lab for ads. link; link

-UK conservatives are using digital ads that target people by salary on link

-The Ad Council and SAMHSA have launched a new suicide prevention campaign aimed at teens. link

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