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Amnesty International censors your tweets

Has your twitter feed been inundated with black bar-style censored tweets from your advertising friends?

If you haven't already figured it out, it's a new social media initiative promoting freedom of speech and whatnot. Head over to an Amnesty International microsite Tweet Censurado so you can see what your tweet would look like if it had black bars over it.

Interesting awareness concept, I guess. But censorship from governments doesn't look like this. Instead they just block internet access.

If you had partnered with Twitter to 'shut down' for a day to approximate what it really feels like,

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More brands compromised on twitter - now it's MTV / BET & it's faked

This is actually getting tedious, but here we go again, now MTV's twitter account has been hacked and it's... awkward. BET has been hacked too. Why, it is as if someone was faking it.

Some say it's been easy password guessing, but here's whet we can say for definite as outsiders: all of these accounts have twitter in common. This makes it Twitters brand issue more than anyone elses.

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Filmmaker David Slade Signs with Logan & Sons

Logan & Sons is proud to announce the signing of filmmaker David Slade for commercial representation. Previously with Anonymous Content, Slade brings a wealth of talent for crafting powerful experiences for film, music videos, and broadcast.

Boasting a diverse portfolio, Slade has helmed spots for the Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood video game series, the Washington Lottery, and the MTV Exit Foundation spot “Goodnight, Travel Well,” for which he received a Cannes Silver Lion. His agency collaborations include campaigns with Cutwater, Publicis, and Saatchi & Saatchi, to name a few.

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Jeep on twitter copy-cat hacked: "Just Empty Every Pocket - Sold To Cadillac"

Remember yesterday when Burger King turned into McDonald's on twitter? Well today Jeep is suddenly taken over by scriptkiddies who are basically doing the exact same thing as the Burger King / McD cracking posse. None of these stunts are as funny as when Patrick Carney turned into Justin Bieber on twitter which is the gold standard of twitter-trolling now. I can't help but feel that the @Jeep & @Burgerking identity brand-swapping is a little bit inspired by that and a sudden discovery of a java exploit.

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Wild(child) Adds Multi-talented Editor Sven Herrmann

Following the recent hire of editor Jeff Stevens, creative post-production boutique Wild(child) has made yet another key addition with award-winning editor Sven Herrmann. The trilingual Herrmann boasts more than 15 years of experience working with agencies such as Y&R, Grey, Publicis, McCann Erickson, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, BBDO, DDB, JWT, Euro RSCG and Lowe in both the General and Hispanic Markets.

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DAVID’s Global Influence Grows with Two Key Hires

DAVID, the 50-person, year-old division of Ogilvy & Mather headquartered in São Paulo and Buenos Aires, is ramping up its global expansion plans with the additions of Head of Global Production Veronica Beach and Head of Planning Nazia Du Bois. The pair makes a natural fit for the agency, with its humorous bent and total dedication to brands and personalized service – characteristics that evoke the philosophy of agency founder David Ogilvy.

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Microsoft rebrands Hotmail - now it's Outlook.com

Microsoft are dumping the name "Hotmail" in favor for the brand new Outlook.com name. Hotmail was once synonymous with "webmail" and to stop using a name like that is quite the bold move. In LA Times Microsoft announce that Microsoft opens Outlook.com to the public, and this is why Hotmail.com won't be the brand name anymore.

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Israel made law banning anorexic models: BMIs below 18.5 are not to be seen on catwalk or in photo

Israel just passed a law banning models with a BMI (body mass index) level below 18.5.

The Israeli government joins a number of other organizations like Milan Fashion Week, Vogue and the Council of Fashion Designers of America in setting minimum BMI limits. However this is the first time that a country has set down legislation for a wholesale ban on what are viewed by some as unhealthily skinny models.

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