Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Wow. Twitter gets $200 million in its latest round funding, raising its value to a whopping $3.7 billion. link

-NYC-based shop Mr. Youth is looking to raise money to build a one-room preschool in Pa Suk, Laos (above). link

-Minneapolis-based studio Splice is helping Best Buy brand its newly renamed theater in Times Square via an 85-foot electronic marquee. link

-American Apparel and Groupon are headed to Europe. link

-Need a conversation starter? Philly shop Tierney may have an app for you. link

-M&A within the ad industry is expected to rise in 2011. link

-Hey, there’s now a Levi’s brief in V&S’s Squirrel Fight. link

-Zeta Interactive has tracked the most buzzed-about ads in 2010. Axe came out on top. link

-Consumerist, meanwhile, is on the hunt for the worst holiday ad for 2010. This could take a while. link