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Marketing Wrap

Amazon’s Holiday Ad, Full of Singing Boxes, Is One of Its Cutest Spots Yet,

Cheddar is launching general news offshoot, expects $11 million in revenue this year,

Pornhub Made a Song by Using Sex Toys as Instruments (SFW-ish),

IHOP Brings on Droga5 as Agency of Record Ahead of Its 60th Anniversary,

The North Face Mixes Childlike Fantasy and Impossible Stunts in Breathtaking Ski Ad,

The slow growth of news subscriptions in the UK, in 4 charts,

How Nissan weaned itself off the click-through rate,

About Face: How the iPhone X Could Change Brand Marketing,

Microsoft Word Is Getting a Resume Assistant From LinkedIn,

Director Valerie Weiss on strong female leads in storytelling ,

Social Media Wrap

Sean Parker says social media networks like Facebook exploit a vulnerability in human psychology and wonders about effects on productivity and children,

Senators push to ditch social security numbers in light of Equifax hack,

No, Facebook isn't spying on you. At least not with the microphone,

Source: Snapchat redesign coming Dec. 4, app will still open to camera, all friend-based comms move to left, all crowdsourced, partner, celeb stories to right,

Facebook will teach the unemployed digital/social media skills in 30 cities,

Is social media getting in the way of our happiness?,

Twitter pauses verification requests in wake of white supremacy scandal,

Trump Campaign’s Digital Director Says He Didn’t Know Russian Bots Were on Twitter During the Election,

Skyscanner buys Twizoo to add social content shout-outs to travel reviews,

Facebook expands its Marketplace section with housing rentals,

All In

Entrepreneurs Aren’t a Special Breed – They’re Mostly Rich Kids,

'Incel': Reddit bans misogynist men's group blaming women for their celibacy,

I poured my blood, sweat and life savings into my restaurant. It ruined my life.,

Male status and performance moderates female-directed behaviours,

The Bitcoin bubble – Greater fool theory,

Bob Lutz: Kiss the good times goodbye,

Quake on an oscilloscope,

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Mosaic’,

Wikileaks releases CIA “Vault 8” malware source code and analysis,

TripAdvisor begins placing badges next to hotels identified as locations of sexual assault; badges will remain up to three months, or longer if issues persist,

Plastic-eating caterpillars could save the planet,

China's Race to Find Aliens First,