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Marketing Wrap

Macy’s Emotional Holiday Ad Tears a Page Out of the U.K. Retailer Playbook, adweek.com

Subaru Shares Stories of Love in Its Latest Testimonial Ads for Its Charity Partners, adweek.com

Holiday cards and house ads: The role of publishers’ content studios is ever-expanding, digiday.com

The Financial Times got 24 ad exchanges to stop spoofing its site, digiday.com

Why So Many More Shoppers Are Buying Gifts on Credit This Holiday Season, adweek.com

A Disenchanted Elf Learns a Christmas Lesson in Aussie Department Store’s Gorgeous Ad, adweek.com

NBC Sports plans to stream 1,800 hours of Winter Olympics coverage, digiday.com

Pret a Manger tops iCrossing’s Christmas sandwich taste test, thedrum.com

This Horror Movie’s Campaign Shows How VR Can Affect Your Body, adweek.com

Nearly 70 Million U.S. Households Now Have a Connected-TV Streaming Device, adweek.com

Social Media Wrap

Richard Spencer and others lose Twitter verified status under new guidelines, theguardian.com

I’ve Been Banned From Facebook For Sharing An Article About False Flags, medium.com

Facebook teen-in-residence defects to Google and launches “Lies”, techcrunch.com

Facebook's 'Trust Indicators' is another small, small step in its fake news battle, mashable.com

Facebook’s Russia Problem Proves Feds Are Missing the Point, wired.com

The tiny, passionate group battling Google, Facebook, and Amazon’s grip on US minds and wallets, qz.com

Facebook will livestream 47 college basketball games as its live sports efforts grow, mashable.com

Tech companies including Facebook and Google along with some news outlets join The Trust Project and start displaying tags to identify trustworthy news, niemanlab.org

European broadcasters are joining forces to fight Facebook and Google, digiday.com

After the yes vote, I feel relief - and vindication as a social researcher | Rebecca Huntley, theguardian.com

All In

Leonardo Da Vinci Painting Sells for $450.3M, Shattering Auction Records, nytimes.com

New Orleans man locked up nearly 8 years awaiting trial, then case gets tossed, theadvocate.com

Apology after Japanese train departs 20 seconds early, bbc.co.uk

UnitedMasters, which helps artists distribute music on streaming platforms and advertise to fans, raised $70M Series A led by Alphabet; Ben Horowitz joins board, techcrunch.com

Radiologist-Level Pneumonia Detection on Chest X-Rays with Deep Learning, stanfordmlgroup.github.io

As U.S. Postage Rates Continue to Rise, the USPS Gives the Chinese a 'Free Ride', forbes.com

All 500 of the world's top 500 supercomputers are running Linux, zdnet.com

Magic: The Gathering Is Turing Complete, toothycat.net

Why Ageism Never Gets Old, newyorker.com

American Express and Santander partner with blockchain startup Ripple to ease US-UK money transfers using Ripple's platform, cnbc.com

Baidu launches colorful smart speaker co-designed with Teenage Engineering, launching only in China, available next month for ~$256, engadget.com

LIGO and Virgo announce the detection of a black hole binary merger, caltech.edu