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Marketing Wrap

Killing Eve, Last Year’s Best New Show, Has Become Too Big For Just One Network,

IHOP Serves Up Slices of ‘Pancizza’ for National Pizza Day. Yes, It’s a Pizza-Sized Pancake,

Sonic Branding Continues to Gain Popularity as Mastercard Launches Its Own Sound,

Burger King’s Week of Being Misunderstood Just Ended With Advertising’s Best Reunion in Years,

Spotify tells users with ad blockers to get lost,

How Nextdoor is using verified location data to quietly build a big ads business,

Intel’s Global Creative Director Exits After Company Dismantles In-House Agency,

‘Brands turn a blind eye’: Confessions of a former agency exec on attribution scamming,

‘A business of marginal gains’: How The Telegraph pairs user registration and paid subscriptions,

Why Target is focusing its mobile strategy on a single app,

Social Media Wrap

German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business,

A reporter chronicles what it's like to get by without using or accessing a single product from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft for one week,

Instagram Bans Graphic Images of Self-Harm After Teenager’s Suicide,

Facebook acquires visual shopping app GrokStyle; Ikea's app uses GrokStyle's AI-based tech to let users find furniture similar to that in their photos,

Facebook ex-security chief: How ‘hypertargeting’ threatens democracy,

Twitter Is Devouring Jeff Bezos' 'National Enquirer' Fight,

Blaming social media for child angst? It’s only half the picture | Gaby Hinsliff,

Twitter Still Can't Keep Up With Its Flood of Junk Accounts, Study Finds,

Amazon's home security company Ring runs a crime reporting social network called Neighbors where petty crimes are heavily policed and racism is common,

LOL, bye: Facebook’s teen meme project is dead before it was released,

All In

Mexican scientist cures human papilloma virus,

Your Phone Is Listening and It's Not Paranoia,

My disabled son’s gaming life in the World of Warcraft,

Teen Gets Vaccines During Measles Outbreak, Despite Mom's Belief,

Sources: after a wave of opposition in New York, Amazon execs have had internal discussions recently to reassess the situation and explore alternatives for HQ2,

Jeff Bezos Protests Privacy Invasion, as He Builds Surveillance State,

'Drop of Blood' Emoji, Symbol of the Period, Is Praised by Activists,

The Case for Transmissible Alzheimer's Grows,

Meth and murder: New kind of drug war makes Tijuana one of deadliest cities,