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SBD Global/June 19, 2012/Olympics
Published June 19, 2012
NOT FOR SALE: In London, Emma Barnett noted Facebook revealed that it would carry no advertising around any of its Games-themed pages, including the official Olympic Facebook page. Facebook Head of Int'l Business Development Christian Hernandez said Facebook's Olympic pages will feature the official Games and London 2012 logos, but just as the stadium is a "clean venue" with no adverts, so will the sites be as well (TELEGRAPH, 6/18).
BOTTOMS UP: The AFP's Julien Mivielle wrote British pubs and brewers are preparing for a "bumper summer" supplying pints for visitors to the London Olympics, "desperately hoping the extra business will prove to be a pick-me-up for the ailing industry." However some analysts caution that it will give a short-lived three-week boost without any lasting effect (AFP, 6/18).