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March 2019

Fine Time
Friday March 29th
Wow Air shuts down; Facebook housing discrimination; HUD alerted Twitter and Google; Unilever network; Pinterest commerce; Apple News+ 'broader audience'; MLB young superstars; Well + Good x Athleta; Adobe banner ad; Palms Casino Resort: 'New Vegas'; inside China's Silicon Valley.

Red Eyes
Thursday March 28th
Facebook: 'Standing Against Hate'; Twitter in your DMs; 'SocialAmnesia'; Dove and Getty stock photos; Foot Locker x Nike Air Max Day; OkCupid x Game of Thrones; Square takes on Shopify; Martin Sorrell on DTC; Turing Award: Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun, and Yoshua Bengio.

Not Even Married
Wednesday March 27th
McDonald's acquires Dynamic Yield; Apple TV+ and Facebook Watch; Twitter phone numbers; trashed by Instagram; McDonald's blurry Big Mac; former Nike employee sues; Google News content insights; Adobe x Roku; Morgan Freeman's bees; NASA cancels spacewalk; EU approves Article 11.

UV Ray
Tuesday March 26th
Petco x Anomaly; YouTube out of Hollywood; Fader vending machines; ADP rebrands; FlexLA helps under-served; Ice Cube x Serena Williams; Shopify brakes up with Mailchimp; Uber acquires Careem; Amazon 'drunk shoppers'; Apple Card; Gjirafa raises $6.7M; ASUS backdoor; new Einstein cross.

No Reflection
Monday March 25th
Twitter's algorithm rhetoric; PC4R profile; $122M stolen by impersonating Quanta; Snapchat and Warner Bros. 'Shazam!' lens; TikTok acquires GeoGif; Theranos founded on Elizabeth Holmes' lies; Pinterest IPO: $PINS; Colonel Sanders 'Godfather'; IBM’s AI x Alex Trebek; Shaquille O'Neal x Papa John's.

The Man
Friday March 22nd
Facebook plain text passwords; Amazon mobile ads; Instagram conspiracy theories; Netflix dissolves marketing team; Fox Entertainment 'fresh start'; NYC retail: Marcus and Hudson Yards; Stacy Spikes debuts PreShow; Starbucks evolves retail; Joan Creative rebrands; UK Gov Petitions site crashes.

Yeah Bones
Thursday March 21st
Instagram 'mall'; Google 'subscriptions lab'; $399 Oculus Rift S; ACLU settles with Facebook; Burger King 'burn competitors'; Peloton lawsuit; Stranger Things teaser; Choice x One Drop; why Jacinda Ardern matters; Volk Fi distributed smartphone; Apple M68 Prototype; Eduardo Saverin profile.

The Lemon Song
Wednesday March 20th
Devin Nunes sues Twitter; Facebook: Christchurch attack; Instagram in-app shopping; Fox Corporation splits; Buffalo Wild Wings 'Jewel Stool'; BMF pregnancy discrimination; Google unveils Stadia; RIP Atta Elayyan; 'M68' and 'Purple 2' iPhones; Xiaomi Black Shark 2; Karen Uhlenbeck wins Abel Prize.

Beep Street
Tuesday March 19th
Instagram's 'hashtag mindfulness'; Kevin Tsujihara steps down; Dhruv Rathee YouTube ban; Basement social network; Facebook Today struggles; Fidji Simo takes charge of Facebook app; W+K x Converse; McDonald's coffee ads; Showfields, Neighborhood Goods, Bulletin, b8ta shake up retail.

Egg Raid On Mojo
Monday March 18th
Chris Cox and Chris Daniels exit Facebook; Fox News-dominated News Feed; Tumblr loses 30% of traffic; Singularity University acquires Futurism; Hallmark Channel jettisons Lori Loughlin; Sheraton rebrands; Tesla Model Y; Cult of the Dead Cow: Beto O'Rourke; WTF is app-ads.txt?

Sick Sick Sick
Friday March 15th
Telegram signs up 3M users; WhatsApp co-founder: 'delete Facebook'; Twitter quick-swipe camera; ex-Magnetic x ex-Anomalyx ex-A2G open Grand; Amazon slashes Prime Video royalties; Nutella tests voice commerce; 'Killed by Google'; Peter Szulczewski profile; Target x DTC brands; $25K robot barista.

Old Man
Wednesday March 13th
Facebook Elizabeth Warren takedown; Instagram co-founder on copying Snapchat ; Twitter podcast: 'Character Count'; Mars visual identity; Disney and Fox merger deadline; Acura #SuperHandling challenge; ColouriseSG; Spotify Premium x Hulu; Flightradar24: grounded Boeing 737 Maxs; F1 sonic branding.

Not The Time
Tuesday March 12th
Facebook's privacy diversion; Morin Oluwole profile; Bachelor Instagram: 'QVC on Steroids'; Twitter launches 'twttr'; Qantas rival; Reebok revival; NBCU's Oxygen monetising podcasts; Captain Marvel takes $455M; Nvidia acquires Mellanox; Appen acquires Figure Eight; Niantic: Harry Potter.

Couch Party
Monday March 11th
Facebook anti-vax crackdown; AOC on democratic socialism; Queen Elizabeth II on Instagram; TikTok is rewriting social media; Starbucks' Howard Schultz on brand purpose; Google first-party auctions; wellness at SXSW; The Game of Creativity; Marie Kando to raise for KonMari; Zucks to emulate WeChat.

Summer Mood
Friday March 8th
Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger; social media 'sealioning'; Twitter banned accounts 'case studies'; ad-women.com; 72andSunny lays off 5% of U.S. staff; KFC crowdfunding 'inventions'; BudweiserHashtag Sports Awards; Ecosia: search to plant trees; Tesla V3 supercharging.

Bug
Thursday March 7th
BuzzFeed goes offline; Zucks on private sharing; Facebook 'chuck Chequers'; Rue Cremieux on Instagram; Google Images Shoppable Ads; Argonaut picks up RightRice; ING and JWT Amsterdam resurrect Rembrandt; brand disinformation; Fox News White House; YouTube x Tommy Robinson.

When You Sleep
Wednesday March 6th
The Financial Times acquires The Next Web; Facebook Tributes; RIP Jibo; Glossier Play; DownloadThisVideo on Twitter; Miel Bredouw x Barstool Sports; Konbini on Snapchat; Spark Foundry and Blue 449 merge; W+K Amsterdam and S7 Airlines: aliens; Whole Foods' creative culture; Meredith's Allrecipes AI.

High Dive
Tuesday March 5th
RIP Keith Flint; RIP Luke Perry; Facebook phone number opt-out; JetBlue: Instagram delete; Messenger 'Dark Mode'; Royal Family social guidelines; UberEats x SXSW; Disney-Fox limbo; Taboola acquires Start Division; Walmart VR; Tesla Model Y: March 14th; Huawei to sue U.S. Government.

Tape
Monday March 4th
Facebook GDPR lobbying; Kosoko Jackson Twitter mob; China blocks 23M travellers; Instagram grooming crimes; Netflix and Hollywood; New Balance opens a pub; &pizza company culture; AmazonFresh 'sponsored products'; Nietzsche Family Circus; Lyft to IPO; Google: Absher to stay; $35,000 Model 3.

California Snow
Friday March 1st
Facebook: 'Patreon killer'; Twitter: Medium paywall; Twitter and HBO: Game Of Thrones; NBA: 3.8M TikTok, 4.9M Douyin; Kindred influencers; Karsh Hagan 'talking gargoyles'; Entertainment Weekly: Captain Marvel cover; Dennis Publishing acquires Kiplinger; &pizza 'Hallway Pizza'; Momo returns.