The Weekly Download — April 21, 2023

Happy FriYAY and welcome back to the Weekly Download. Here’s the digital news you need to know this week: CBC is the latest public broadcaster to hit pause on Twitter, Instagram drops an exciting update for those with profile links, Twitter changes the way it approaches “hateful” content on the app, Meta’s new AI project […]

The Weekly Download – September 16, 2022

Happy Friday! Are you feeling the barest nip in the air as we track from late-late summer to early fall? We are, but all that means is that social media marketing is ramping back up. Read on for the Weekly Download. Here’s what caught our eye this week: America’s favourite emoji; Instagram continues to highlight […]

The Weekly Download – August 26, 2022

Happy Friday! We can’t believe we’re staring September right in the face… but it’s still summer, so grab a cold one and let’s dive into this week’s social media marketing news with The Weekly Download. This week, brands are supporting journalist Lisa LaFlamme, Reels are where it’s at with engagement on Instagram, Twitter is testing […]

The Weekly Download – August 19, 2022

Happy Friday! We hope you’re out there soaking up the mystique that is late summer, whether it’s on a patio in the city or on a deck up at the cottage. While you’re easing into the weekend, check out the latest installment of the Weekly Download.  This week, Instagram continues to copy TikTok, third-party Amazon […]

The Weekly Download – July 15, 2022

Happy Friday! It has been a week, and only part of that is because of the latest shenanigans courtesy of Elon Musk and Twitter. (U.S. legal Twitter has been having the best time looking at the recently released docs.)  Other than that, find out what the most popular emoji in Canada is, how you can […]

The Weekly Download – June 24th, 2022

Happy Friday, and welcome to the Weekly Download, the newsletter where we will mention Beyoncé because it’s totally marketing-related. Apart from Queen Bey, Meta won’t charge creators commission until 2024, Instagram begins testing age-verification options, and Twitter goes long form. Read to the end to learn about CivicAction’s tool to build diversity into your hiring […]

The Weekly Download – June 17th, 2022

Happy Friday! It’s been a stormy week here weather-wise, but The Weekly Download remains calm and serene, even if the latest in social media news isn’t. This week, Instagram continues to chase TikTok by offering full screens, TikTok is pulling an Instagram by letting people view who has watched their content, LinkedIn is adding new […]

The Weekly Download – June 10, 2022

Happy Friday! Are you ready for the slide into the weekend? We sure are, but before you turn off your work devices, check out this week’s Weekly Download, which features Elon Musk and Twitter (of course), the latest updates to Instagram, Linktree’s recent changes may help partnerships, and how TikTok is launching new tools to […]

The Weekly Download – June 3, 2022

Happy Friday! It’s starting to feel like summer, including the thunderstorms. We’re here with this week’s Weekly Download, including news from WhatsApp, Twitter’s ongoing makeover, great news for social media managers who live and breathe TikTok, and LinkedIn’s letting users behind the curtain to dispel some misconceptions. Please read to the end for our shameless […]

The Weekly Download – May 27, 2022

Happy Friday! We’re here with the Weekly Download to help you ease into the weekend. This week, we’ve got redesigns, updates to help creators, and “new energy.” (We’ll get there, we promise.) Twitter Launches “Twitter Create” Apart from dealing with Elon Musk’s will-he-or-won’t-he dithering about buying the platform, Twitter has been doing a lot of […]