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Marketing Wrap

State Farm gives brand creative duties to the Marketing Arm, dealing blow to DDB, adage.com

With Disney's Frozen 2 heating up, these brands are in luck, adage.com

Disney+ Launch Marred by Connectivity Issues, adweek.com

The Atlantic’s elegant redesign mines its 162-year history to prime for the future, adage.com

Why Olympics Branding Is Such a Challenge, adweek.com

The Pink Tax Is Affecting Women-Focused Industries—Including Cannabis, adweek.com

Arianna Huffington sees a ‘broken’ media model, digiday.com

Oscar-Winner Michel Gondry Creates a Whimsical Holiday Wonderland Free of Phones for HP, adweek.com

Ad tech vendor Sharethrough to shut European operations, blames GDPR, digiday.com

The Atlantic is launching a subscriber-only app, digiday.com

Social Media Wrap

Facebook is using the iPhone’s camera as users scroll their feed, thenextweb.com

Facebook unveils Facebook Pay, which will work on Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp, to let users shop, donate to causes, send money to friends, more, theverge.com

Facebook Pay, fb.com

Dutch court orders Facebook to ban celebrity crypto scam ads after another lawsuit, techcrunch.com

Snapchat Spectacles 3 review: Pretty, pricey, techcrunch.com

Instagram Stories launches TikTok clone Reels in Brazil, techcrunch.com

Twitter's about to introduce Topics. Here's how the new feature works, mashable.com

You can now remove things from Facebook's shortcut bar, including the red dots, mashable.com

This chart from Mastodon’s creator shows just how angry some Indian Twitter users are, qz.com

All In

Airbnb rental turns out to be public housing apartment, fox5ny.com

Supreme Court Allows Sandy Hook Families' Case Against Remington Arms to Proceed, npr.org

In Defense of Daylight Saving Time, slate.com

Fruits and Vegetables Are Trying to Kill You, nautil.us

History as a giant data set: how analysing the past could help save the future, theguardian.com

Snopes Under Legal Attack from Salon.com, snopes.com

Sweden's 100 explosions this year: What's going on?, bbc.com

Federal Court Rules Suspicionless Searches of Travelers Unconstitutional, aclu.org

Google's harvest of medical data includes names and full details of millions, theguardian.com

TruKKer, a UAE-based on-demand trucking platform, has raised $23M Series A led by Saudi Technology Ventures, bloomberg.com