The Weekly Download – December 6, 2019

Weekly Download Dec 6

Happy Friday and welcome back to another installment of The Weekly Download! On today’s agenda: the future of Google, goodbye to Lil Bub, Peloton’s new controversial ad, Twitter’s Privacy Center, Facebook’s photo-transfer tool, Pantone’s Color of the Year 2020, and Friday Fun with a very special Canadian twist. Before we jump in, we want to […]

The Weekly Download – November 15, 2019

Weekly Download Nov 15

Welcome back to The Weekly Download — we’ve got lots to share this week, so let’s jump right in! On today’s agenda: the FTC’s new guidelines for social media endorsements, Google Chrome’s plan to “badge” slow websites, “Coach’s Corner” controversy, Twitter’s draft deepfake policy, Instagram’s “Reels”, and a potential new cryptocurrency platform for Canadians. Then […]

The Weekly Download – September 20, 2019

Weekly Download Sept 20

Happy Friday and welcome back to another edition of The Weekly Download! Were you too busy to keep up with what’s what in the world this week? Allow us to fill you in.  Here’s what we’re chatting about this week: What took over the Twitterverse at TIFF, Facebook’s new independent board, changes to Instagram’s content […]

The Weekly Download – September 13, 2019

Weekly Download Sept 13

It might be Friday the 13th, but you’re about to get lucky! It’s time once again for The Weekly Download. On the docket today: what’s new from Apple, how Facebook will pick the news you see in its app, Canada’s Bianca Andreescu’s amazing US Open win, how you can “date” Colonel Sanders (yes, really), the […]

The Weekly Download – August 30, 2019

Weekly Download Aug 30

Labour Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, but don’t worry! We’ve got another edition of The Weekly Download to brighten your day. On the agenda today: how an influencer is being blackmailed for her own content, people are stepping up to save the Amazon, the ups and downs of TikTok’s virality, and Google […]

The Weekly Download – July 26, 2019

Weekly Download July 26 2019

Starbucks’ big investment in digital tech, Facebook’s historic FTC settlement, Pinterest’s new prompts for user wellbeing, the #ColorMeMermaid movement and more: get ready to dive into another edition of The Weekly Download! Starbucks Invests in Brightloom to Speed Up Mobile Orders & Payments Good news: getting your morning coffee is about to get even more […]

The Weekly Download – July 12, 2019

The Weekly Download – July 12, 2019

Instagram’s new anti-bullying features, the future of Internet ad spend, security flaws in some of your favourite tech, Gen Z’s thoughts on social media platforms, that viral #BottleCapChallenge and much more: are you ready for The Weekly Download? Instagram Introduces New Anti-Bullying Features Instagram has announced they’ll be taking steps to combat bullying on the […]

The Weekly Download – July 5, 2019

Hello again, and welcome to The Weekly Download! It was a short week, but there was no shortage of news in the digital marketing and tech world — here’s what you might have missed: large scale outages for some of the internet’s biggest players, Kim K’s response to cultural appropriation claims, plus, are email tracking […]

The Weekly Download – June 28, 2019

The Weekly Download - June 28, 2019

Happy long weekend, Canada! How will you be celebrating?  Before you hit “out of the office” and grab that cold beverage, these are the stories you need to know about: the Wayfair walkout, backlash over Kim K’s new shapewear line, more ad space on Instagram, Twitter’s new flagging label, why the social media verification process […]

The Weekly Download – March 1, 2019

Weekly Download March 1, 2019

Hello, March! We don’t know about you, but February disappeared in a flash. I’m sure we’re not alone when it comes to eagerly counting down the days until spring! Today we’re chatting about YouTube’s serious safety issues for kids, privacy backlash surrounding Google’s Nest, Apple’s new ‘Shot on iPhone’ ads, another commercial from Nike, and […]