Brand News: Facebook, Uber China, Twitter Stickers and More


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Facebook profits soar 186% in surge to 1.7 billion regular users—almost as many people were on the planet 100 years ago, Mark Zuckerberg noted—with ad revenue up 60% year-over-year and more than 60 million businesses using Facebook Pages.

Abercrombie & Fitch continues efforts to reposition brand with fall campaign.

Amazon adds ‘As Seen on Kickstarter’ section.

Boeing may stop making the iconic 747.

Dannon‘s Oikos Greek yogurt debuts Misty Copeland campaign:

Lufthansa lists seats on Airbnb in a first.

NBCUniversal wraps up ad sales upfront season with 12.5% CPM increases.

Target ends long-running IndyCar sponsorship.

Tumblr will give its bloggers a cut of ad sales.

Twitter adds stickers to keep up with rivals.

Uber and Didi Xuxing will be permitted in China as government legalizes car-sharing.

Venmo taps deadpan YouTube unboxer Brad Hall to tout new purchasing capabilities:

Whole Foods may enter the booming meal kit market.

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