HUFFINGTON POST: KFC threatens legal action against ‘Hitler’ chicken restaurant in Thailand
“Hitler” fried chicken better surrender its logo, because the Colonel’s ready to fight. Kentucky Fried Chicken told The Huffington Post it may take “legal action” against a fried chicken shop named Hitler that sports a storefront emblem very similar to KFC’s, only with Adolf Hitler’s head replacing Colonel Sanders. The ‘Hitler’ store recently opened in Bangkok, Thailand.
BRAND REPUBLIC: Evian leads most-shared baby ads as country awaits royal heir
Evian’s “roller babies” has been crowned the most-shared ad in a list of baby-themed work, collated ahead of the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first child. Anticipating the announcement of a royal birth, the social video expert Unruly compiled the list, ranking shares of ads across Facebook, Twitter and the blogosphere. Taking first place, Evain’s “roller babies” created by BETC Euro RSCG (now called BETC Paris), tops the list.
MEMEBURN: Yahoo! Buys Chinese social data startup Ztelic for R&D boost
Yahoo! has announced the latest buy in its frantic acquisition spree: Chinese social analytics startup Ztelic. The buyout is apparently a part of Yahoo!’s bid to boost its R&D centre in Beijing and is likely eased by the fact that Ztelic founder Hao Zheng is Yahoo! veteran having previously worked as a senior web architect for the company.