The Weekly Download – January 21, 2022

It’s Friday and we’re back with your weekly digital roundup. In this installment of The Weekly Download: Edelman shares their 2022 Trust Barometer Report, TikTok shares user trends by region, Instagram tests fan subscriptions and LinkedIn adds new platform marketing efforts, plus some Friday Fun. Let’s get to it!  2022 Edelman Trust Barometer Edelman has […]

The Weekly Download – October 22, 2021

Welcome back and Happy Friday!  This week on your favourite round-up of digital updates: Facebook plans to change its company name, Netflix employees walk out, Instagram tests longer Stories and announces desktop posting. And, of course, some Friday Fun.  It’s all in The Weekly Download – let’s dive in! Facebook Plans to Change Company Name […]

The Weekly Download – October 8, 2021

Happy Friday, and welcome back to The Weekly Download! We’re all looking forward to a long weekend, and are wishing a Happy Thanksgiving to our Canadian friends who will be celebrating. Here’s the top digital marketing and social media news from around the internet that you might’ve missed this week: Facebook’s global outage and its […]

The Weekly Download – September 3, 2021

Happy Friday! We’re looking forward to a long weekend to soak up these final summer days. For those of you celebrating Rosh Hashana, Happy New Year! Before we depart for a few days of rest and relaxation, we’re back with another installment of your favourite digital update – The Weekly Download. On the docket this […]

The Weekly Download – March 26, 2021

Welcome back and Happy Friday! We’re kicking off the weekend with another installment of The Weekly Download. The Cinnamon Toast Crunch surprise the internet can’t stop talking about, Facebook boosts rule violation enforcement in Groups, Slack backtracks on its “DM anyone” feature, Twitter explores the potential for emoji reactions, and Friday Fun. The Cinnamon Toast […]

The Weekly Download – January 15, 2020

Welcome back to The Weekly Download!  On the hot sheet today: Dentsu’s trend report for 2021 and what it means for brands, highlights from CES 2021, Twitter’s ‘dangerous’ precedent, TikTok’s new policy to protect vulnerable users, YouTube’s new hashtag showcase pages, and as always, we’re wrapping things up with Friday Fun. Dentsu’s 2021 Trend Report […]

The Weekly Download – November 13, 2020

It’s Friday the 13th – but it’s not all bad news today!  On the agenda: saying goodbye to an irreplaceable Canadian icon, *that* weird press conference, Peloton’s big new creator deal, LinkedIn’s support for underrepresented groups, Pinterest’s 2020 gift guide, and more. The Internet Pays Tribute to Alex Trebek Answer is… The internet came together […]

The Weekly Download – October 23, 2020

Welcome back to The Weekly Download!  Here’s what news you might have missed this week: Google becomes the focus of an antitrust lawsuit, Instagram cracks down on influencers posting sponsored content, Facebook launches Neighbourhoods, The New Yorker suspends Jeffrey Toobin for that NSFW Zoom call, and as always, we’ll be ending off the news roundup […]

The Weekly Download – October 9, 2020

Welcome back to The Weekly Download! We hope all our Canadian readers have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving weekend, although things might look a little different this year. It’s time to kick off the long weekend with another news roundup. Here’s what’s on the docket today: The gay community beautifully reclaims the hashtag #ProudBoys, Pinterest […]

The Weekly Download – September 18, 2020

Welcome back and Happy Friday – it’s time for The Weekly Download!  To all our readers celebrating Rosh Hashanah, we wish you a happy, healthy and sweet new year. On the docket: Facebook Business Suite and what it means for small businesses, a look at TIFF 2020, an ex-Facebook staffer’s concerns about the platform’s political […]