PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC GalleyCat TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote SocialTimes

Thursday Odds and Ends

-Facebook’s  selling your friends as part of its ambitious ad strategy. link

-Meanwhile, Zuckerberg & Co. announced that they’re giving up to $100 million to Newark schools. No, there’s nothing suspicious about the timing of all this. link

-The Rugby Channel tries to go viral by showing off CGI tricks. link

-HUGE wants to give you website design advice this Saturday in Brooklyn. link

-Gravity, previously known as Rhino, promoted Shemi Levi to EVP/chief digital officer. link

-Quiznos responds to Consumerist’s Worst Ads in America nod. link

-A new website tracks the most influential tweeters. link

-The ANA announced finalists for the 2010 Multicultural Excellence Awards. link

-Another Trent Reznor track for The Social Network is now available to hear. link

More: “Wednesday Morning Stir

Mediabistro Course

Copywriting: Creative Ad Writing

Copywriting: Creative Ad WritingWork with a freelance copywriter to build your advertising portfolio and land more copywriting jobs! Starting January 12, Kim Taylor will teach you how to make a complete ad using graphics and photos, write strong headlines and body copy for various advertising media, work from a creative brief, and jumpstart your ad portfolio. Register now!