-HTC has launched a review of its global media planning/buying account, which is estimated to be worth around $157 million. link

-To raise awareness for their so-called “shwopping” scheme, British retailer Marks & Spencer and Oxfam have created a Union Jack flag out of 2100 unwanted items of clothing (above). The contributed garments will now be recycled via Oxfam.

-Blink and you might’ve missed a rather unusual takeover of Subway’s Facebook page yesterday. link

-MSL D.C. managing director Neil Dhillon seems to be in favor of Mitt Romney‘s VP pick. link

-With the usual absurd/amusing headline in tow, the New York Post claims New Yorkers are divided when it comes to David Beckham‘s new underwear ads for H&M. link

-Is is SXSW panel picking time already? Well, the Barbarians are shamelessly plugging their session ideas. Feel free to weigh in. link