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Marketing Wrap

Jim Beam Has the Sassy, Whiskey-Pouring Voice Assistant You Never Knew You Needed, adweek.com

Samsung Made a 66-Minute Arthouse Film About Clothes Going Around in Its Washing Machine, adweek.com

Spotify wraps up 2017 by making humorous goals for 2018 using its data and artists, thedrum.com

‘Irrational budget dumping’: End of the year means use-it-or-lose-it marketing projects, digiday.com

Finland Turned Its Diverse Gene Pool Into Heavy Metal Music for Its 100th Birthday, adweek.com

The UK’s changing video ad landscape, in 4 charts, digiday.com

NBC Fires Today Anchor Matt Lauer for ‘Inappropriate Sexual Behavior in the Workplace’, adweek.com

No Home Is Safe in Wieden + Kennedy’s Intriguing, Interactive Climate Change Ad, adweek.com

The good, the bad and the ugly: Beware of outlandish GDPR claims, digiday.com

Social Media Wrap

Facebook’s New Captcha Test: 'Upload a Clear Photo of Your Face', wired.com

Snapchat starts algorithm-personalized redesign splitting social and media, techcrunch.com

FCC’s Ajit Pai: ‘When it comes to an open Internet, Twitter is part of the problem’, techcrunch.com

Facebook's Training A.I. to Spot ISIS, al Qaeda Posts---Nazis Come Next, wsj.com

You can now doodle on photos sent to you on Instagram, mashable.com

Facebook is giving some publishers a “breaking” label for news posts, recode.net

Introducing the new Snapchat, snap.com

More Facebook and Instagram Users Discussed Holiday Shopping Than Super Bowl LI, adweek.com

Former Warriors basketball player David Lee is reportedly in talks to join VC firm Social Capital, techcrunch.com

Facebook says it can stop the sharing of most terror-related posts within an hour of creation, qz.com

All In

America’s flat-Earth movement appears to be growing – Daily chart, economist.com

State of the Art: The Internet Is Dying. Repealing Net Neutrality Hastens That Death., nytimes.com

HDMI 2.1 spec released with support for 48 Gbps bandwidth, 120fps 4K, 60fps 8K, Variable Refresh Rate for smoother gameplay, Dynamic HDR, and 10K resolution, engadget.com

ETH price hits $500, coinmarketcap.com

Hidden Cameras in AirBnBs, twitter.com

‘A Night at the Garden’, fieldofvision.org

Supreme Court Must Understand That Cell Phones Aren’t Voluntary, wired.com

BuzzFeed Plans Job Cuts, Business Reorganization After Revenue Miss, wsj.com

Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle Says ‘Avoid Bitcoin Like the Plague’, bloomberg.com

Pro-Neutrality, Anti-Title II, stratechery.com

Why Gets You Root (to be continued), objective-see.com