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Marketing Wrap

Lee Clow Announces Retirement and Looks Back on a Career That Helped Define Advertising, adweek.com

Nothing Says Love More Than a ‘Beef Bucket’ KFC Cooked Up in France, adweek.com

Amazon Prime Video Sees Itself as a ‘Global Network,’ and Says It’s Not Focused on Netflix, adweek.com

Google Plans to Invest $13 Billion on Data Centers and Offices Across the U.S. This Year, adweek.com

Amazon’s HQ2 Dumps New York on Valentine’s Day, adweek.com

GM Moves Chevrolet’s Regional Media Business From Dentsu to Publicis, adweek.com

Conde Nast is using its free publication, GQ Hype, to drive weekly habits, digiday.com

Brands look for love on Valentine's Day, adage.com

Shock drop in U.S. retail sales draws skepticism over data, adage.com

Wayfair to open outlet store to recoup costs from excess inventory, digiday.com

Social Media Wrap

What happens when social media manipulation targets religious faith?, thedailybeast.com

Facebook mulled multi-billion-dollar acquisition of gaming giant Unity, book claims, techcrunch.com

First look at Twitter’s Snapchatty new Camera feature, techcrunch.com

Facebook's search feature has some pretty creepy suggestions, mashable.com

Behind the Scenes: Turning the Westminster Dog Show Into a Social Media Sensation, adweek.com

Facebook Watch has a new program to fund publisher shows starring influencers, digiday.com

The New York Times quietly paused its Snapchat channel, digiday.com

Is the BJP losing its grip on Indian Twitter?, qz.com

Twitter Is Testing a New Way to Preview Other Profiles Without Leaving Its Timeline, adweek.com

Instagram test reveals direct messages may be coming to browsers, digitaltrends.com

Snap is offering to pay $50,000 per episode for original Snapchat Discover shows, digiday.com

All In

Amazon says it has cancelled plans to build HQ2 in New York City, following a backlash, nytimes.com

The Global Con Hidden in Trump’s Tax Reform Law, Revealed, nytimes.com

House Votes to Halt Aid for Saudi Arabia’s War in Yemen, nytimes.com

Sweden allows every employee to take six months off and start their own business, businessinsider.com

R.I.P., Opportunity Rover: the Hardest-Working Robot in the Solar System, wired.com

JP Morgan has created the JPM Coin, a digital token that will be used to instantly settle transactions, with trials set to start in a few months, cnbc.com

Two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks, cnn.com

Secret History of Women in Coding, nytimes.com

Airbus ending A380 program, cnn.com

The Perfect Valentine? A Math Formula., nytimes.com

The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures, hbr.org

It’s the End of the Gene as We Know It, nautil.us

Tesla's new 'dog mode' tells people that your pet is OK in the car, mashable.com

Apple says it will resume selling banned iPhone 7 and 8 models in Germany using only chips from Qualcomm, says it had "no choice" but to stop using Intel chips, reuters.com