Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Tuesday, December 5

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Facebook Messenger for Kids

Facebook pitches parents on Messenger Kids for 6-12-year-olds; and pitches Watch (with pre-roll video ads) to marketers.


CES, called out for lack of diversity in just-released 2018 speaker roster, responds to critics in a blog post.


Discovery takes a majority stake in Oprah Winfrey’s OWN cable network.


GM rolls out Marketplace in-car ordering and shopping with Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Shell, Exxon Mobil and more.


Instagram takes a stand on wildlife exploitation with pop-up warnings.


McDonald’s U.S. brings back Dollar Menu with $2 and $3 options.


Nike announces new New York City flagship.


Patagonia joins suit over U.S. federal rollback of Utah monuments.


Starbucks introduces Asia to premium Roastery concept with Shanghai opening, including in-store augmented reality experience—and the biggest Starbucks location anywhere in the world.


Target launches a mobile payments platform with Wallet in the Target app.


YouTube CEO vows to vet extreme content over brand safety concerns.


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