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Marketing Wrap

Barneys New York opens its doors to wealthy marijuana lovers, adage.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

TikTok Acquired Content Personalization Platform GeoGif, adweek.com

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

Papa Shaq? Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's, adage.com

Brand safety and viewability tags slow publisher sites, digiday.com

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, cnn.com

Facebook Succeeded In Killing Cybersecurity Like It Did Privacy, forbes.com

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

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, psmag.com

Pyre: Facebook's static type checker for Python, github.com

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

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

Where did social media go wrong?, techcrunch.com

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

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, whatsnewinpublishing.com

All In

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

The ancient Peruvian mystery solved from space, bbc.com

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

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

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

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

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

This is Your Brain on Exercise, outsideonline.com

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

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

Italian ‘anti-vax’ advocate Massimiliano Fedriga catches chickenpox, thetimes.co.uk

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

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, bloomberg.com

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