The Weekly Download – December 18, 2020

Happy Friday and welcome back to The Weekly Download! Here’s what made headlines this week: Twitter explains its new verification process, Google’s ‘Year in Search 2020’, Facebook continues the fight against COVID-19 misinformation, the Pantone Color of the Year 2021, and Friday Fun. Support Local Artists Offering Holiday Discounts  Shopping local is more important this […]

The Weekly Download – November 6, 2020

Welcome back to The Weekly Download. After a long week, it’s time to unwind with some digital marketing news – and Friday Fun The Spodek & Co. team has been attending Cultivate Advisors’ Catapult conference this week – in fact, we’re a proud Catapult sponsor! We’ve had the opportunity to attend some great sessions with […]

The Weekly Download – October 16, 2020

Happy Friday and welcome back to The Weekly Download!  Here’s what you might have missed in the news this week: Facebook finally decides its hate speech policy will include a ban on Holocaust denial and distortion, vlogger Barbie helps kids make sense of racism, the #MeToo movement debuts its next chapter, Apple’s latest launch, Friday […]

The Weekly Download – June 12, 2020

Weekly Download June 12

The weekend has finally arrived and we’re ready to dive into another edition of The Weekly Download – here’s what we’re chatting about today: Why gyms around the world are breaking ties with CrossFit, Twitter’s new ‘request verification’ feature, free LinkedIn Learning courses in diversity and inclusion, email marketing through Facebook’s Pages app, how Netflix […]

The Weekly Download – June 5, 2020

The Weekly Download - June 5, 2020

This past week our team dedicated time to listen and learn how we can grow to be supportive allies for Black people and other people of colour.  As a team that has navigated our lives through white privilege, knowing where to start both personally and professionally is not only challenging, but uncomfortable. We recognize this […]

The Weekly Download – May 1, 2020

Weekly Download May 1

Welcome, May! We’re kicking off a new month today with another edition of The Weekly Download. On the docket: Facebook Messenger Rooms, Google Meet is now free for anybody, Google Shopping opens up free product listings, Apple makes Face ID easier for mask wearers, Instagram rounds up COVID-19 resources for businesses, Friday Fun and more. […]

The Weekly Download – April 10, 2020

Weekly Download April 10

Welcome back to The Weekly Download! We’re sharing another edition of our weekly digital marketing roundup a day early this week in light of the holidays. Whether it be Passover, Easter, or Ramadan, we wish you all a wonderful holiday, whatever you’re celebrating! While the get-togethers might look a little different this year, we hope […]

The Weekly Download – March 13, 2020

Weekly Download March 13

It might be Friday the 13th, but we’re choosing to look at the bright side of things today. The sun is shining and the weekend is just hours away. Even though the news this week has been full of stories that are both tough to read and hear, we’re trying to keep a positive outlook. […]

The Weekly Download – November 29, 2019

Weekly Download Nov 29

Welcome back! A belated Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends. It’s time to kickstart your Friday with a hearty helping of The Weekly Download.  Here’s what’s on the agenda today: Instagram’s latest outage, Twitter’s plan to remove inactive accounts and add new conversation features, Pinterest’s small business shop, LinkedIn stats that will help guide your […]

The Weekly Download – September 30, 2019

Weekly Download Sept 30

Welcome back! Fall has officially arrived, and so has another installment of The Weekly Download. Here’s what’s on the agenda today: Twitter’s new DM function, TikTok’s Chinese censorship efforts, how voter manipulation on social media has become a global issue, the fight against climate change, and much more. Twitter Tests a New Way to Easily […]