Here are the stories and links we’ve tweeted, posted, passed around the UK office and shaken our heads at.

Check back later to get the skinny on what our US team has been reading too.

Lovefilm streaming overtakes DVD rentals for first time

Techradar reports that the company’s film streaming business has overtaken its physical DVD, Blu-ray and game rentals for the first time.

Originally published 22-Mar-12

OWN’s Lesson For Yahoo: Big Names Don’t Necessarily Equal Hit Channels

paidContent covers the predicted losses for Oprah’s OWN channel.

Originally published 22-Mar-12

After spokesperson’s gaffe, Etch A Sketch basks in PR glow

A great round-up of Mitt Romney’s PR slip-up, and Etch A Sketch’s subsequent response.

Originally published 22-Mar-12

I am Aziz Ansari. Comedian/actor. Thanks for having me again. AMA.

On the back of doing a ‘Louis CK’ and releasing an hour-long show via his website to be streamed or downloaded, Aziz Ansari went back to Reddit to do an ‘ask me anything’ open interview with the community.

Originally published 22-Mar-12

Would You Recognize A Popular Product Without Its Label?

PSFK writes about a project from New York-based branding expert Andrew Miller, in which he paints well known products with white paint to test the relationship to their design.

Originally published 21-Mar-12

Exclusive: Hipstamatic, Instagram To Unveil Photo-Sharing Partnership

Fast company reports on the partnership between the two mobile communities.

Originally published 21-Mar-12

The ICAI report on Girl Hub

This week the Independent Commission for Aid Impact released a critical study of Girl Hub, a DFID and Nike Foundation Initiative.

Originally published 20-Mar-12

Norah Jones to debut new song Travelin’ On exclusively on Jetsetter

Tnooz covers Jetsetter’s attempt to capitalise on a partnership with singer Norah Jones.

Originally published 20-Mar-12

Vote for Your Favorite Retro Ad

Newsweek shows off the pages of its Mad Men Special Issue, for which all of the advertisers designed ‘retro’’ ads.

Originally published 20-Mar-12

‘Non-Humans’ Account for 51% of All Internet Traffic

Atlantic Wire’s stat of the day, based on new research from Incapsula.

Originally published 15-Mar-12