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Watch the first YouTube clip, nine years on

Watch the first YouTube clip, nine years on

This week marks the ninth anniversary of the first clip uploaded on YouTube, a 19-second video of YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo.

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The Social Partners, Grey London's in-house social unit, has appointed Manning Gottlieb OMD's Pete Durant as head of social planning.

 
 
Bauer launches daily football stats email The Equaliser

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Bauer Media has launched The Equaliser, a football-based daily email combining sports statistics and analysis, targeting desktop and mobile users.

 
 
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Npower, one of the largest energy suppliers in the UK, has appointed Group M to its pan-European media planning and buying account, with Group M's agency Maxus taking the £5 million UK offline business.

 
 
Former JWT chairman Tim Davis dies

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Mediacom takes over first ad break in ITV's Good Morning Britain

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Facebook ad revenue leaps $1bn as it invests in targeting

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Facebook's global advertising revenue grew 82 per cent year on year to $2.27 billion (£1.35 billion), in the first quarter of 2014, representing the platform's strongest advertising growth in nearly three years.

 
 
Top honour at Planning Awards goes to British Airways, OgilvyOne and Posterscope

Top honour at Planning Awards goes to British Airways, OgilvyOne and Posterscope

OgilvyOne and Posterscope have won the Grand Prize for the #lookup campaign for British Airways at this year's Clear Channel Outdoor Planning Awards, held in association with Brand Republic.

 
 
Yahoo hosts exclusive X-Men: Days of Future Past films

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Yahoo has partnered with film distributor Twentieth Century Fox to create a global content hub on its Yahoo Movies platform for new release 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.

 
 
Post Office reviews advertising, DM and digital accounts

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The Post Office is preparing to review its advertising, direct and digital accounts through the Crown Commercial Service, which has approached agencies on the Government's creative framework.

 
 
John Ayling & Associates takes media account for Honey Monster comeback

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IPG's UK revenue jumps 21% after Profero acquisition

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Interpublic Group (IPG) the owner of Initiative, Lowe and Partners and McCann, saw its UK revenue rise 21 per cent in the first three months of this year, boosted by its acquisition of Profero.

 
 
Isobar head of account management Tim Corcoran leaves for Brilliant Noise

Isobar head of account management Tim Corcoran leaves for Brilliant Noise

Tim Corcoran, the head of account management at Isobar, will leave the agency at the end of this month and will not be replaced.

 
 
JCDecaux partners with Hachette UK for Twitter book club

JCDecaux partners with Hachette UK for Twitter book club

JCDecaux has struck the first content partnership for its commuter book club, with publisher Hachette UK.

 
 
Samsung calls global advertising and media review

Samsung calls global advertising and media review

Samsung has put its global advertising and media accounts up for review.

 
 
Diageo David Beckham whisky account goes to Adam&Eve/DDB

Diageo David Beckham whisky account goes to Adam&Eve/DDB

Adam&Eve/DDB has won the global advertising account for the launch of Haig Club, a Scotch whisky that Diageo has created in partnership with David Beckham and Simon Fuller.

 
 
Haywards pickles launches £750k brand-building campaign with Metro

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Haywards, the pickled vegetable brand, has today partnered with Metro for a £750,000 campaign to attract younger consumers.

 
 
P2P lender RateSetter selects Elvis for integrated account

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RateSetter, the peer-to-peer lender, has appointed Elvis as its first creative agency ahead of a multimillion-pound summer campaign.

 
 
Jimmy Savile newspaper ads urge victims to claim up to £60k

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Advertisements in The Times and the Daily Mirror today are calling on victims of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile to claim compensation from the late BBC TV presenter's estate.

 
 
Karmarama grabs Coppafeel! breast cancer charity account

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Tissue meetings not helpful, Hegarty says

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Daniel Bonner, the global chief creative officer at Razorfish, believes agencies can learn from the success of British cycling.

 
 
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