Microsoft Takes Out Full-Page Attack Ad On Google—Here's Today's Ad Brief

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Microsoft slams Google’s new privacy policy in a print ad set to run in The New York TImes, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today on February 3. One line reads: “Every data point Google collects and connects to you increases how valuable you are to an advertiser.”

General Motors has pulled almost half of its Q2 upfront buys for broadcast and cable television. The carmaker is in a cost-cutting drive.

After less than a year at TBWA/Chiat/Day LA, executive director of integration Matt Bonin is leaving for Ogilvy

Facebook’s S-1 showed a 69 per cent ad revenue growth for 2011. The company made almost $1 billion dollars from ad revenues in Q4 alone.

Absolut and The Brand Union have created a new label for their city-inspired vodka, Absolut Miami.

Walgreens has teamed with Digitas for a new social media-based Valentine’s Day campaign which allows consumers to “Play Cupid” with their Facebook friends—it lets you pair friends/enemies/acquaintances in customisable environments or outfits. With 1.7 million fans, Walgreens is the largest chain drug retailer on Facebook.

Euro RSCG beat out DraftFCB and Arnold to land Atlantic City’s $20 million account.

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