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Marketing Wrap

Barneys New York opens its doors to wealthy marijuana lovers,

CVS Is Partnering With Brands Like Medterra to Sell CBD Products in Stores,

Lerer Hippeau’s Andrea Hippeau: The DTC market is overcapitalized,

Theranos Was Founded on Elizabeth Holmes’ Lies, and Marketers Fell Prey,

Candid, Powerful Diary Entries Become Public Art in HBO’s Celebration of Women’s History,

Pinterest Files for IPO, Will Be Listed on NYSE as ‘PINS’,

Colonel Sanders Is the Godfather of Chicken Town in KFC U.K.’s Ominous New Ad,

TikTok Acquired Content Personalization Platform GeoGif,

On World Water Day, Bacardi Asks Unicode to Drop All Plastic Straws From Emojis,

Papa Shaq? Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's,

Brand safety and viewability tags slow publisher sites,

Social Media Wrap

Twitter is inserting tweets into the feeds of users that do not follow the accounts which posted them, sometimes inadvertently amplifying extremist rhetoric,

Facebook Succeeded In Killing Cybersecurity Like It Did Privacy,

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing,

A profile of PC4R, a crowdfunded charity that is helping refugees request funds for their pay-as-you-go mobile accounts via a Facebook group with 60K+ members,

Pyre: Facebook's static type checker for Python,

Man Stole $122m from Facebook and Google by Impersonating Quanta,

Extra Crunch: What’s the cost of buying users from Facebook and the other ad networks?,

Where did social media go wrong?,

Snapchat And Warner Bros. Launch First-Ever Voice-Activated Lens To Promote Film: 'Shazam!',

Report: YouTube is now responsible for 37% of all mobile internet traffic, ahead of Facebook's 8.4%, while mobile time-spent in the US rose from 21% to 24% YoY,

All In

Forget Self-Driving Cars. Bring Back the Stick Shift,

The ancient Peruvian mystery solved from space,

Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time,

GoFundMe says fundraising campaigns promoting misinformation about vaccines violate its ToS and will be removed,

Boy, 12, said to have created nuclear reaction in playroom lab,

U.S. Treasury Yield Curve Inverts for First Time Since 2007,

Huawei CFO was carrying an iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Air when she was arrested,

This is Your Brain on Exercise,

American landlords derive more profit from renters in low-income neighborhoods,

Why Should Americans Be Grateful for $137 Insulin? Germans Get It for $55,

Italian ‘anti-vax’ advocate Massimiliano Fedriga catches chickenpox,

How the American fervor for deregulation contributed to the 737 Max crashes,

Sources: Uber to announce the $3.1B acquisition of Dubai-based Careem soon, paying $1.4B in cash and $1.7B in convertible notes at a price of $55 per Uber share,

Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent’,