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Friday Odds and Ends

-Paris Hilton pretends to eat some fries and tries desperately to prove that she’s still relevant in this 72andSunny spot for Carl’s Jr. (which we call Hardee’s).

- A recently departed Saatchi & Saatchi LA CD might just be the guy behind ”Brutha Ray.

-Cisco Systems named MRM//McCann its global demand generation AOR.

-Google bought streaming service Twitch for a billion bucks, giving even more people new ways to skip your ads.

-How do agency bosses respond to students’ requests for internships? Fairly well (in the UK, at least).

-”Is it just me, or is native shit?” No, it’s not just you.

-”Global innovator and technology solutions leader” Infusion named Alexander Liss its director of analytics and insights. Liss previously worked in similar roles at GfK, Brand Union, and Droga5.

-Digital marketing services firm MediaMath opened a new office in Paris.

-How do agency trading desks work, again?

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