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November 2019

Slump
Friday November 29th
Facebook acquires Beat Saber; Jack Dorsey for DuckDuckGo; Twitter threaded conversations; E.T. x Xfinity; Gary Vaynerchuk infomercial; Amazon Live pitch deck; Bonnier News shutters innovation hub; TikTok flip-flop on Chinese Muslim crackdown; 'Mikhail Gorbachev's Pizza Hut Thanksgiving Miracle'.

The Zone
Wednesday November 27th
Instagram Explore AI; Loom raises $30M; @bitch on content creation; pro-meat Twitter planetary health diet; Lego Group acquires BrickLink; Appier raises $80M; Boston Dynamics police dog; RISC-V Foundation to Switzerland; Google fires labor organisers; FDA approves psilocybin.

Time After Time
Tuesday November 26th
Facebook Viewpoints; Instagram porn stars; Cocoon social network; Gary Briggs x Michael Bloomberg; LVMH buys Tiffany & Co.; Porsche Super Bowl; SNL Heinz commercial spoof; Uber exits London; 2C2P raises $52M; F-150 vs Cybertruck tow battle; Jack Dorsey Twitter account hack.

Babies
Monday November 25th
Sacha Baron Cohen on Facebook; 1.2B person data leak; 'Stop Using Facebook'; Maurice Levy to WeWork; L'Oreal e-commerce sales; Pornhub philanthropic campaign; Amazon Dash Button pivot; Led by Donkeys buy The Brexit Party domain; Tesla Cybertruck reservations; Elon Musk net worth plunge.

Shine A Light
Friday November 22nd
Trump hosted Zuckerberg and Thiel; Facebook accessibility gaps; Twitter 'Hide Replies'; Google political ads; Ryan Reynolds incepts Samsung; Cardi B x Pepsi; PayPal acquires Honey for $4B; PopSugar Sugar Chalet; Marie Kondo junk shopping; Half-Life: Alyx; Bulwer-Lytton Fiction writing contest.

The Greatest
Thursday November 21st
Facebook releases Whale; Facebook and Microsoft partner; Twitter accuses Tories; Anna Kendrick x Frito-Lay; NBCUniversal ad buying; Google personalised audio news; Stephen Wolfram: 'more bubbles'; Jeff David convicted of fraud; WeWork investigated; Amazon zero taxes.

Courtesy Call
Monday November 18th
Jimmy Wales launches WT:Social; TikTok social commerce, hits 1.5B downloads; Facebook XLM-R; Snuggie and Baja: Robloncho; The Atlantic OOH advertising; NBC streaming sponsorship; Cannes Business Transformation Lion; Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution; Amtrak profits.

Tiger On Top
Friday November 15th
Facebook anti-vaccine ads; Instagram donation button; Peanut raises $5M; John Lewis dragon Christmas; Mindshare picks up Lufthansa Group; Amazon 'The Report' takeover; Motorola Razr rebooted; Pornhub boots PayPal; Warner Bros. rebrands; truckers sue California; Apple bundles.

Organic Dreams
Thursday November 14th
MacBook Pro 16-Inch; Disney+ 10M subscribers; Tesla x Germany; Netflix x Nickelodeon; Facebook, TikTok and Musical.ly; Gucci Snapchat portal lens; Fairbnb.coop: community powered tourism, Nike pivots off Amazon; ITV streaming programmatic; Dean Foods bankrupt; Venice floods.

Another Story
Wednesday November 13th
Facebook 'bug' in iPhone camera; Snapchat Spectacles 3; Instagram Reels; Twitter Topics; Facebook Pay; The Atlantic redesigns; the Marketing Arm picks up State Farm; Salon.com goes after Snopes; TruKKer raises $23M; Airbnb public housing; Project Nightingale; daylight saving time.

Your Silent Face
Tuesday November 12th
AUX by Facebook; Goldman Sachs and the Apple Card algorithm; Barron's Group x Nasdaq; Weather Channel flu risk; Singles Day 2019: $38.4B; Tokyo's 2D Cafe; David Angelo on brand purpose; the transit of Mercury; US Navy Destroyer USS Dewey laser turret; WTF is demand-path optimisation?

Flat Earth
Monday November 11th
Instagram hiding 'likes' in the US; Google and Twitter approved anti-vaccination ads; xHamster content moderation; India x Mastodon; McKinney picks up Little Caesars; WeatherTech x Kia for Super Bowl; elephants rarely get cancer; Berliners are trolling Trump; Jeff Bezos and Mike Bloomberg.

Cold Summer
Friday November 8th
Facebook urges Australians to report fake ads; Trump's Twitter war room; Google Discover traffic spikes; Octopus raises $10M; Spotify taps Viacom; Swizz Beatz on remaining authentic; Facebook Mic Drop; Mona Lisa take down; NHL dentists; inside Microsoft's Threat Intelligence Center.

The Kiss
Thursday November 7th
Facebook is still leaking data; TikTok in Washington; Warren on the Twitter political ad ban; what went wrong at The Players' Tribune; Kroger freshens brand; MediaMath and LiveRamp merge; 'Little Mermaid Live' and Disney+; Jeffrey Epstein and 'Palace threats'; Ford built an electric Mustang.

Our World
Wednesday November 6th
TikTok CPC ad pricing; Valence and Friended social networks; Elon Musk back on Twitter; 72andSunny Amsterdam wins Audi; Vice Media acquires Refinery29; The Infatuation x Zagat; LEGO Braille Bricks; Martin Scorsese on Marvel; Robinhood infinite leverage bug; YouTube debuts 'Shopping' ads.

It Might Be Time
Tuesday November 5th
Facebook debuts corporate logo; TikTok developer program; Twitter 'Sorry Delhi'; McDonald's CEO resigns; WSJ 'Read Yourself Better'; Johnnie Walker 'Keep Walking' identity; Complex product development; Ford x Idris Elba; Waze brings back Cookie Monster; if you can manage a Waffle House.

Spill
Monday November 4th
Trump has integrated Twitter into the very fabric of his administration, and, via more than 11,000 tweets, has reshaped the presidency.