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Tim Dillon joins MPC New York as Executive Producer of Digital/Experiential

The momentum continues to build in MPC New York, where the addition of interactive and experiential force Tim Dillon completes the aggressive expansion of MPC Digital. A go-to talent for cross-platform projects across the digital, mobile and physical realms, Dillon brings to MPC more than a decade of experience working as senior producer and design lead for big-league clients such as Coca-Cola, Google, Tate, Dewar’s, Intel and TED, as well as Creator’s Project and Lifetime’s “Project Runway Catwalk”.

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RPA Promotes Jason Sperling to Executive Creative Director

Santa Monica, Calif., May 1, 2013 – RPA, a leading advertising agency headquartered in Los Angeles, announces the promotion of Jason Sperling, previously SVP, Group Creative Director, to the position of SVP, Executive Creative Director, reporting to Joe Baratelli, EVP, Chief Creative Officer.

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Photographers protest the "Instagram act" - changes to orphan works rushed through in the UK

Over ten thousand photographers & creatives have signed this ePetition to the UK gov, protesting "legalized theft of copyrighted works", as there's a legislation rushed through parlement enabling people to use any copyrighted work as long as a "diligent search" for the rights holder has been made. Translation: "I googled it and found no owner" allows you to infringe pretty much anything.

See BBC Photographers' anger at law change over 'orphan works', while Andrew Orlowski at The Register dubbed the changes as the "Instagram act.

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Tour inside offices on Google Maps Views, find man-eating toilets in Manchester

ideasbymusic.com don't have a website, sort of, but they did arrange a visit from Google Street maps team, so you can wander about their office and find easter eggs like that red tricycle and the man-eating toilet. The shower might be a man-eating shower too, there's blood there....

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Tyler the Creator Mountain Dew Ad pulled for being racist.

I'm really surprised to hear that the third installment of Odd Future cherub Tyler the Creator was pulled.

Considering these ads are so amazing. Oh yes, in case you didn't know there is a part one and a part two. Amazingly, part one, in which the goat beats up a woman, didn't generate controversy. But the third part, the police line up, did.

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Mastercard "Priceless" bus takes you around Stockholm (for free!)

Around the world, MasterCard have had special Priceless offers for members, where you may experience new things at museums, restaurants or hotels.

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Yes another (failed) suicide by car: Honda!

Joelapompe says that perhaps this idea is like a Zombie, impossible to kill, and he may have a point because no matter how many times this idea should be shot down before it even hits foamcore, we see it again and again. Most recently for Hyundai, previously for Smart Car, that infamous Audi ad, Nissan in 1997, and Citroen's black comedy.

The is officially older than dirt, badlanded twice in one day last week, and we are oh so tired of it.

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The Hemingway Hijacker will Highjack your Facebook Status

Ogilvy Chicago want you to know that unlike you and your endless stupid buzzfeed posts on Facebook, Ernest Hemingway was a real man who did real things.. But now, Hemingway can add a little bit of globe-trotting manly awesomeness to your site, thanks to The Hemingway Hijacker.

Just sign up and for one day your Facebook page will be littered with photos, check-ins and, I assume, tersely worded status updates.

While I appreciate alliteration, I'm not sure giving consent is tantamount to "hijacking," but you know. Whatevs.

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