Why Ad Agencies Are Angry At Facebook And Amazon [THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, AdLand. Here’s what you need to know today:Ad agencies are complaining that Facebook and Amazon’s ad privacy program is costing them extra time and money, Ad Age reports. The publishers both don’t use Ad Choices, the program basically every media firm, ad data firm and ad network uses.

The U.S. Postal Service picked UM to be its media agency.

Al Jazeera is acquiring Current TV.

Dating site Zoosk has a pretty funny new commercial starring a heart puppet.

Now former Goodby Silverstein & Partners’ creative director Marty Senn has joined up with Carmichael Lynch as an ECD in Minneapolis.

These were the 20 most shared YouTube ads in December.

Digiday looks at how agencies deal with young employees.

Phunwear just acquired global independent mobile ad company TapIt Media Group for #23 million.

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