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 […]

Weekly Buzz: TikTok Empowers Marketers with Insights Hub

Spodek & Co's Weekly Newsletter about digital marketing news - The Weekly Download - May 12, 2023

Happy FriYAY and welcome back to a new edition of the Weekly Download. Here are the headlines you might’ve missed this week: TikTok launches a new insights-focused hub for marketers, AI updates from this week’s Google I/O, and Meta revamps its monetization program for Reels creators. Plus, is there a new woman taking the helm […]

Weekly Buzz: Meta Raises Alarm on AI Tools Malware

Happy Friday, Happy May! We’re back today with another edition of the Weekly Download. Here’s the news you should know this week: WordPress says goodbye to Twitter social sharing, Gmail introduces a new verification feature, Meta warns Facebook users about malware disguised as AI tools, and TikTok opens its revamped creator fund (with a few […]

Weekly Buzz: ChatGPT Prioritizes Privacy Enhancements

Hello, and welcome back to an all-new edition of the Weekly Download! It’s time to review some of the digital marketing and tech news that you should have on your radar this week, including new ChatGPT privacy options, TikTok’s latest move to capitalize on generative AI trends, YouTube’s “Try a Trend” series, and the mass […]

Weekly Buzz: CBC Pauses Twitter Activity

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 […]