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Marketing Wrap

Digital-first publishers have fallen in love with Gas Station TV, digiday.com

Report Alleges Johnson & Johnson Withheld Information About Trace Amounts of Asbestos in Baby Powder for Decades, adweek.com

Postmates Is Getting Ready to Roll Out Autonomous Delivery Robots, adweek.com

‘Very much about TV advertisers’: Amazon is ramping up its Fire TV ad pitch, digiday.com

The Soundtrack to Your Winter Solstice Comes Courtesy of Trojan Man and His Sensual Tunes, adweek.com

Google and publishers edge closer to reaching common ground for GDPR standards, digiday.com

495 Scripted Shows Aired in 2018 as Streaming’s Output Surpassed Basic Cable and Broadcast, adweek.com

How WestJet’s Real-Time Giving Set the Bar for Brand Generosity, adweek.com

Confessions of a publishing sales executive: ‘It’s transparency overkill’, digiday.com

‘Every big tech company is a competitor’: ESPN boss Jimmy Pitaro on the future of sports, digiday.com

Nearly 500,000 People Are Livestreaming on Twitch Every Day, adweek.com

‘Contracts are just the first step:’ Advertisers grapple with DSP demands, digiday.com

Agency Brief: Grills, gloss and a g'day for one agency, adage.com

Brands struggle to compete with Amazon on its own turf, adage.com

Social Media Wrap

Facebook says that between Sept. 13 and Sept. 25 a bug in a photo API gave app developers access to photos that were uploaded but never shared by ~6.8M users, techcrunch.com

Congress May Have Fallen for Facebook’s Trap, but You Don’t Have To, nytimes.com

The Time Has Come to Finally Delete Facebook, pastemagazine.com

Profile of MindGeek, which owns 9 of the top 15 porn sites worldwide, has 125M visits per day, and whose bandwidth use exceeds that of Facebook or Amazon, qz.com

After Yellow Vests Come Off, Activists in France Use Facebook to Protest and Plan, nytimes.com

Jack Dorsey and Twitter ignored opportunity to meet with civic group on Myanmar issues, techcrunch.com

Data shows GraphQL, a Facebook-developed open source data query language, has seen a sharp rise in adoption among JavaScript developers over the past two years, wired.com

Facebook restructures Building 8, separating projects into Reality Labs and Portal groups, techcrunch.com

A visual look at the biggest tech trends of 2018: sentiment toward Amazon's HQ2 search, the plateau of social media use, Facebook's trust betrayals, more, recode.net

Get ready for brands to be much more pushy on Instagram, mashable.com

Facebook filed a patent for tech that can predict where you're going next, mashable.com

All In

4,400 year old Egyptian tomb discovered in the Saqqara pyramid complex, bbc.co.uk

'Collaboration' Creates Mediocrity, Not Excellence, inc.com

Rare brain-eating amoebas killed woman who rinsed her sinuses with tap water, seattletimes.com

Parrot Uses Alexa to Order Watermelon, Lightbulbs While Owner Is Out, newsweek.com

CEO and co-founder of HQ Trivia Colin Kroll has died at 35; police source says a drug overdose is suspected, tmz.com

The untold story of how India's sex workers prevented an Aids epidemic, theguardian.com

How McKinsey has helped raise the stature of authoritarian governments, nytimes.com

When you talk about a country you never visited, consider Paris syndrome, wikipedia.org

I was scammed by a celebrity influencer, medium.com

Dr. Elon and Mr. Musk: Life Inside Tesla's Production Hell, wired.com

Beat the 'crunch': new union for video games workers launches, theguardian.com

Boeing 737 Passenger Jet Damaged in Possible Midair Drone Hit, bloomberg.com

1980s Amiga has been running the AC and heat in 19 schools for 30 years, geek.com

Debt Worldwide Hits Record $86,000 per Person, bloomberg.com

Tumblr’s back in the App Store following porn ban announcement, techcrunch.com

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