Weekly Buzz: MIT Study Shows Generative AI Empowers Workers

Happy Friday, and welcome back to a brand-new edition of the Weekly Buzz. On the docket today: the impact of generative AI tools like ChatGPT on the workforce and how it empowers workers, the latest news on Threads (the good and the bad), and new features making it easier to get started on Instagram Reels. […]

Weekly Buzz: Threads Surpasses 100 Million Sign-Ups in Just Five Days

Welcome back to the Weekly Buzz!  On the docket today:  Instagram’s text-based app, Threads, surpasses 100 million sign-ups in just five days; Google’s AI chatbot, Bard, expands language support; Meta unveils CM3leon, an AI model that creates mind-blowing images from text; the Canadian government strengthens its security measures; and — of course! — some Friday […]

Weekly Buzz: Meta Challenges Twitter with Launch of Threads App

Welcome back to another edition of the Weekly Buzz! We’ve got a lineup of exciting digital marketing news that’s truly had us buzzing this week:  Let’s dive in! All about Threads: New Meta app poses direct challenge to Twitter This week, Meta finally launched its much-anticipated microblogging app called Threads, posing a direct challenge to […]

Weekly Buzz: Google to Remove Canadian News Content Due to New Controversial Law

Say hello to the Weekly Buzz – a new and improved version of the Weekly Download that you’ve all come to know (and love).  We recently embarked on a rebranding journey for Spodek & Co., and decided our look could use some refreshing. The Weekly Buzz reflects our new branding elements – particularly the cute […]

Weekly Buzz: Canadians Brace for Meta’s News Ban

Another Friday, another installment of the Weekly Buzz! It’s time for us to share the digital marketing news that’s been on our radar this week – and put it on yours, too. On today’s agenda: Canadians will no longer have access to news content on Meta platforms, more drama at Reddit amid ongoing protests, Instagram […]

Weekly Buzz: Reddit Erupts in Protests over API Changes

It’s Friday and we’ve got a lot to chat about this week!  Read on for all the digital marketing news you need to know, including the Reddit blackout, LGBTQ social media user safety across major platforms, changes to YouTube’s monetization program, Instagram’s Music Notes, Friday fun, and more. The Reddit blackout: protests to API changes […]

Weekly Buzz: OpenAI Faces Defamation Lawsuit Drama

Welcome back to another jam-packed edition of the Weekly Buzz! Here’s what’s in store today: Everything unveiled at Apple WWDC 2023, Twitter’s new CEO takes the helm, OpenAI faces a defamation lawsuit, LinkedIn’s new AI-based features, Friday fun, and more. Ready? Let’s dive in! Everything you need to know from Apple WWDC 2023 This week […]

Weekly Buzz: Instagram Unveils Algorithm Transparency

Hello June, Happy Pride Month, and Happy Friday! Welcome back to the Weekly Download. Here’s what you can expect in today’s edition: Instagram’s attempt to get more transparent about its algorithm, TikTok’s first-ever LGBTQ Pride Visionary Voices list spotlights creators, Twitter’s new image fact checks, and Meta begins test blocking news on Instagram and Facebook […]

Weekly Buzz: Meta’s Twitter Clone Disrupts Social Media

Spodek & Co's Weekly Newsletter about digital marketing news - The Weekly Download - May 26, 2023

Welcome back to the Weekly Download — your favourite digital marketing news roundup! On the agenda today: Meta prepares to drop a Twitter clone, TikTok tests a new AI chatbot, a warning about youth social media use, Instagram adds search ads placement into its Marketing API, and as always, some Friday fun. Meta’s microblogging platform […]

Weekly Buzz: Montana Becomes First State to Ban TikTok

Spodek & Co's Weekly Newsletter about digital marketing news - The Weekly Download - May 19, 2023

Welcome back to the Weekly Download! Before you head out the office door to celebrate the May long weekend, take a few minutes to get caught up on all things digital marketing that you may have missed this week. On the docket today: Montana becomes the first U.S. state to ban TikTok, Google updates its […]