33Across announced it has acquired Tynt Multimedia. 33Across now has the largest social and interest graph in the world, reaching over 1.25 billion users.
90octane has hired Mary Harpin as storyteller, Trevor Nelson as account manager, and Jake Lanier and Dale Walker as account coordinators.
Adara Media has secured $12.4 million in funding from venture capital firm August Capital.
AMP Agency announced the hiring of Joel Breen as digital account director.
Blitz named Gail Whitcomb vice president, director of strategic communications.
Buddy Media announced in the past year the company has added more than 300 new customers, doubled employee headcount to more than 225 globally, and opened three new offices in London, San Francisco, and Singapore.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is now accepting entries across all 15 categories for its 2012 awards which will be judged and awarded by the dedicated juries in Cannes, France, in June. Entry forms can be completed online.
Digitas and Walgreens launched the game "Play Cupid" on Walgreens' Facebook page.
The Dubai International Advertising Festival is proud to announce that Raja Trad, CEO of Leo Burnett Group MENA and member of the Leo Burnett Wordwide Global Leadership Council (GLC), will be presented with the prestigious Dubai Lynx Advertising Person 2012 Award.
eXelate and Nielsen Catalina Solutions are joining forces to help CPG marketers reach consumers with more relevant digital advertising that is based on actual in-store purchasing behavior.
Horn Group announced the promotion of Ben Billingsley to partner.
Knotice and Gigya announced a strategic partnership that will transform the way marketers can leverage permission-based Facebook data across addressable, direct digital marketing channels.
Local Corporation announced an updated and optimized mobile-enabled version of its flagship local search site, Local.com.
RadiantBrands completed development of a new website for Western Technology Investment.
Red Door Interactive announced that Jeannie Fratoni will judge the 2012 IAB Rising Stars Mobile Ad Format Competition.
Tribal Fusion is the world's second largest source of display advertising, according to comScore’s December 2011 rankings of leading global display networks.
True Action Network announced the appointment of Billy Seabrook as chief creative officer for True Action Network, North America.
Yahoo's marketing solutions leadership team appointed MaryBeth Malcolm as senior director of Yahoo category development and marketing solutions, Debbie Menin as category lead for entertainment and travel, and Karina Montgomery as category lead for CPG/FMCG and health.
YuMe announced the results of a joint study with Nielsen, which quantifies the impact of a $500,000 online video ad buy when combined with a $2.6 million TV advertising campaign for a major CPG brand.
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