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Marketing Wrap

‘There was no accountability’: What went wrong for The Players’ Tribune, digiday.com

How American Express is preparing for a world without cookies, digiday.com

Kroger freshens brand with debut work from DDB, its first agency of record, adage.com

‘Client Demand’ Leads MediaMath to Integrate With LiveRamp, adweek.com

Airbnb to Sponsor 2020 Summer Olympics and Beyond: Report, adweek.com

Holiday season fans, rejoice: Colorful cups are back at Starbucks and Dunkin', adage.com

ABC's 'Little Mermaid Live' reminds 9 million viewers Disney Plus is coming, adage.com

How Target Taught Fashion Designers That Plus Sizes Were a Profitable Idea, adweek.com

Tastemade expands 24-hour TV channel to the UK, digiday.com

Social Media Wrap

Court docs: Facebook execs discussed a plan in 2012 to cut off access to user data for developers seen as future rivals while pushing a user privacy narrative, reuters.com

Avaaz: false stories on Facebook had 158M views in 2019, greater than before the 2016 election, with 86M views in the last 3 months, up 3x over the prior 3, popular.info

Facebook says 100 software developers may have improperly accessed user data, nbcnews.com

Twitter announces Topics, which lets users follow 300+ subjects in their timeline, rolling out from Thursday; topics include sports and gaming but not politics, theverge.com

Twitter political ad ban could silence climate activists, says Warren, theguardian.com

Twitter exec teases possible major changes coming in 2020, mashable.com

To fight Google and Facebook, European publishers try login alliances, digiday.com

The Wall Street Journal takes aim at social media ‘noise’ in new ad campaign, digiday.com

All In

USDA Organic Now Allows Glyphosate in Organic Hydroponic Food Production, livelovefruit.com

Congolese Doctor Discovered Ebola but Never Got Credit for It – Until Now, npr.org

Jeffrey Epstein: ABC stopped report 'amid Palace threats', bbc.com

Boeing whistleblower raises doubts over 787 oxygen system, bbc.co.uk

Ford built an electric Mustang with a manual transmission. And we’re mad., techcrunch.com

SoftBank reports a loss of ~$6.5B, its first operating loss in 14 years, and a loss of $8.9B in the Vision Fund, including a charge of $4.6B for WeWork, bloomberg.com

A Horror Story: How Private Equity Vampires Are Killing Everything, thenation.com

Walmart and other companies are testing a monitoring device for workplace safety made by StrongArm in warehouses, raising concerns about workplace surveillance, bloomberg.com

Typora: A truly minimal markdown editor, typora.io

TikTok Is Having a Rough Time in Washington, wired.com

Beyond “silly memes”, TikTok’s India story is driven by users earning less than $350 a month, qz.com