Oracle wins TikTok bid, and Unilever focuses pandemic relief on women: Monday Wake-Up Call
Facebook blow: Facebook has been dealt a blow in its fight to fend off Australian legal action surrounding Cambridge Analytica, reports the Guardian. In a ruling this morning, the social network failed to convince the federal court it did not carry out business in Australia at the time of the scandal.
Amazon hiring: Amazon has this morning announced plans to hire 100,000 more employees in the U.S. and Canada, reports the Wall Street Journal. The company also said it would open 100 new operations buildings amid a boom in online shopping.
The week ahead: Ad Age’s Women to Watch Conference & Awards takes place tomorrow; Apple has a new product to unveil; the World Retail Congress is later in the week; plus, it’s National Coloring Day today if you need some stress relief. Check out our Week Ahead roundup here.
Creativity of the Day: “Old Town Road” rapper Lil Nas X is asking people to create cover art to inspire his next track in a campaign with Adobe. The idea, conceived by agency Pereira O’Dell, is to promote Adobe’s Creative Cloud and “inspire the next generation of creators.” Find out more over at Creativity and, in case you missed it, don’t forget to catch up with our live edition of Creativity’s Top 5 campaigns of last week.
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