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Tuesday Morning Stir

-Dell has announced plans to take the company private in a deal (involving the likes of Microsoft) worth $24.4 billion. link

-If you didn’t know, Griffin Farley, a strategy director at BBH, ZAG and BBH Labs (who we’ve corresponded with a few times in the past) passed away on Friday after a battle with cancer. We’ve been told that those who know him are hosting drinks tonight at the Tribeca Tavern for anyone who wants to come and share some memories. RIP, Griffin.

-Here’s one of the unaired Dunder Mifflin spots that Tongal crowdsourced and which almost made it on air during Super Bowl XLVII (above).

-Global social media agency We Are Social welcomed former MRY senior director of marketing Nick Fuller as marketing director while also hiring Deutsch NY/Arnold alum Peter Fontana as research & insights director.

-The folks at NYC-based digital marketing agency Glow Interactive have developed a slideshow overview of “The State of Social” for their clients. link

-Jeff Stevens, who co-founded FeedtheWalrus, has joined NYC-based creative editorial boutique Wild(child) as an editor and will also take on a leadership role. link

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