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Friday Odds and Ends

-We’re not too steeped in Aussie politics or “Beefgiving Day,” but perhaps you folks Down Under could decipher what this ad for Meat & Livestock Australia means (above).

-The folks at Kuno Creative have created a Facebook marketing cheat sheet. link

-Meanwhile, Coca-Cola SVP of marketing Wendy Clark says Facebook needs to focus on emerging markets in order to get mobile advertising right. link

-Is this the best TED talk ever given? link

-According to tipsters, “The shop behind the Wal-Mart/Pitbull promotion (as well as the larger Wal-Mart localization effort on FB) is Brand Networks. Word is, he will honor the outcome.”

-If only we could have such brilliant conversations with our 12-year-old selves like this. link

-It shouldn’t come as too much of a shock that WPP was the largest acquirer in the media/marketing industry according to one investment bank’s mid-year report. link

 

 

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