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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-W+K New York and Heineken challenged passers-by to silence a crowd in Union Square from an umpire’s chair as part of the brand’s U.S. Open sponsorship (video above). link

-Digital agency Big Spaceship announced a range of promotions, all effective immediately: Rob Thorsen is moving from head of client services to managing director; Mark Pollard from vice president, brand strategy to executive vice president, strategy;  Chris Fahey from vice president, product and user experience to senior vice president, product and user experience; Victor Piñiero from lead content director to the newly created role of vice president, social; and Tony Clement from strategy director, analytics to vice president, analytics.

-Criteo announced the appointment of Mollie Spilman as chief revenue officer. link

-Pinterest pitches site metrics to marketers. link

-Twitter may be adding a “buy” button later this year. link

-World Health Organization calls for stricter regulations on e-cigarette advertising. link

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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-The Art Directors Club announced the global winners for its 91st Annual Awards (the juries did not select a Black Cube for best-in-show for the second time in the award’s four-year existence). link

-While we’re at it, here are your 2012 Webby Award nominees (announcement video above). link

-Two-time Mother alum Rob Thorsen has now joined up with LBiSyrup as general manager.

-Alex Bogusky doesn’t “miss” advertising as much as he likes to “wax nostalgic” about it. link

-Lance Jensen and crew at Hill Holliday are behind a new campaign for Oxfam that will debut online and on the telly this Thursday. link; link; link

-The late-night shenanigans of ad creatives in Austin have resulted in this Tumblr site. Yes, they will take a man’s glasses. link

-With tax deadline looming, Seattle’s Best is offering the Great American Coffee Refund. link