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Marketing Wrap

Publishers see mobile traffic spikes from Google Discover, digiday.com

2 of Today’s Spec Ad Masters Crafted a Lovely, Official Spot for Mercedes, adweek.com

‘Brands don’t take our work seriously’: Confessions of a travel influencer, digiday.com

Startup Octopus Raises $10 Million to Bring Backseat Games to Ride-Sharing Services, adweek.com

How Slate is using its podcasts to drive digital growth, digiday.com

Spotify taps Viacom for content marketing globally, digiday.com

Why Arby’s Is Opening a Steakhouse Named After LaDainian Tomlinson, adweek.com

Coyote Ugly: Broadcast commercial ratings are roadkill, adage.com

Swizz Beatz on Remaining Authentic, True to His Roots and Why He’s Just Getting Started, adweek.com

Social Media Wrap

Trump’s Twitter War Room Aims Its Punches at Decorated Colonel, nytimes.com

Former Twitter Employees Charged With Spying for Saudi Arabia, nytimes.com

California Reveals It’s Been Investigating Facebook, wired.com

Facebook employees discuss 'f*cking with' developers in leaked internal chats, mashable.com

Facebook urges Australians to report fake ads as it launches tool to target scammers, theguardian.com

Twitter's newest feature could finally bust your filter bubble, mashable.com

Kohl’s Invites Snapchatters to Go Window-Shopping, adweek.com

Major League Soccer and Twitter Gear Up for Sunday’s MLS Cup Championship Match, adweek.com

Pan-Mass Challenge Facebook Fundraising Jumps 5,348%, Yields 31,000+ New Donors, forbes.com

First look at Mic Drop, Facebook's lip-sync challenge to TikTok, adage.com

All In

It’s Time to Take Down the Mona Lisa, nytimes.com

Flint’s Children Suffer in Class After Years of Drinking the Lead-Poisoned Water, nytimes.com

Some users across all major US carriers received text messages overnight that appear to have been sent around Valentine's Day, causing distress in some cases, theverge.com

The Life of NHL Dentists, espn.com

China Says It Agreed with U.S. to Roll Back Tariffs in Phases, bloomberg.com

Why the fuck was I breached?, whythefuckwasibreached.com

EU competition commissioner says Google's plan to let its price comparison rivals bid for top space on a search page has not led to more traffic for the rivals, reuters.com

Being a good guy boss left me £1.2m in debt, bbc.co.uk

Inside Microsoft's Threat Intelligence Center, where dozens of engineers and analysts track state-sponsored hacking groups, ~70 with names and many more without, technologyreview.com

Apple's weather app stopped showing air quality index data for Chinese cities, source says due to Weather Channel changing how it collects that data in China, bloomberg.com