Links of the day

Publicis’ Levy: ‘There Is Nothing Big Left To Buy’ | paidContent – just in time for the economic uptake

Coca-Cola builds new social media model – showcasing UGC “4Rs” – reviewing, responding, recording and redirecting.

JANJAN[ジャンジャン] はい、あ〜ん顔絶賛公開中|商品情報|エースコック株式会社 – interesting marketing site based on Bijin-Tokei, but for noodles

Drew B’s take on tech PR: Starbucks’ Facebook hijack

British Airways thanks staff with ad campaign – Brand Republic

FT.com / Technology – Google ditches Windows on security concerns – meow

Ballmer just opened the Second Envelope | Monday Note – interesting, but emotionally charged take on Microsoft

German publishers concerned about Apple censorship – realistically they need to get with the programme

PepsiCo moves away from “big brand” marketing – move from customer acquistion to more of an emphasis on dedicated customers for a number of brands. Total lifetime spend focus?

FT.com / Technology – UK techs look to US funding and markets – UK markets, VC industry and business investment infrastructure is useless for technology sector businesses

Tsang embraces new media for 2012 push, | Market-interactive.com

A VC: Ad Spend Trends