Weekly Buzz: Google Reveals Canada’s Hottest Searches of 2023

Welcome back to the Weekly Buzz — our final installment of the year! Our team will be stepping away from our desks for the holiday season, and we’ll be back on January 2 following some R&R. But before we turn on our OOO alerts, let’s see what’s making digital marketing headlines, shall we? Today we’re […]

Weekly Buzz: Google and Canada Strike a $100M Deal

Happy December! It’s time to kick off 2024’s final month with another digital news round-up. Today, we’re chatting about the big news for Google and Canada’s Online News Act, TikTok’s fate in Montana, Threads finally making its way to Europe, and Friday Fun. Let’s get started and see what all the buzz is about, shall […]

Weekly Buzz: Google Introduces AI for Holiday Shopping

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Great news! Thanks to a brand-new edition of the Weekly Buzz, your Friday just got even better. What’s the latest in the world of digital marketing? Today, we’re chatting about Google’s AI-powered approach to holiday shopping, Bluesky’s big celebration, the fate of DMs on Threads, and creative updates on Instagram. Read on for the full […]

Weekly Buzz: Google Empowers Small Businesses with New Features

It’s Friday, and you know what time it is — let’s see what had the world of digital marketing buzzing this week! On the agenda: Google introduces new tools to empower small businesses and switches up its AdSense payment structure, Meta unveils new capabilities and insights for Reels creators, and how TikTok could become the […]

Weekly Buzz: Google’s Fight Against Misleading Ads

Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Buzz! Before you head out of the office for the last long weekend of the summer, join us for another digital marketing news update. In this week’s edition, Google fights misleading advertisements, Meta introduces new Instagram features and tests to boost Threads uptake, and X, the platform previously […]

Weekly Buzz: Lizzo Lawsuit Emphasizes the Importance of Living Workplace Values

Welcome back to the Weekly Buzz! This week, we have a jam-packed post full of digital news to catch you up before you head out of the office for the August long weekend. First, we’ll discuss the lawsuit against Lizzo, emphasizing the importance of living your workplace values. Then, we’ll delve into the heated battle […]

Weekly Buzz: Threads Surpasses 100 Million Sign-Ups in Just Five Days

Welcome back to the Weekly Buzz!  On the docket today:  Instagram’s text-based app, Threads, surpasses 100 million sign-ups in just five days; Google’s AI chatbot, Bard, expands language support; Meta unveils CM3leon, an AI model that creates mind-blowing images from text; the Canadian government strengthens its security measures; and — of course! — some Friday […]

Weekly Buzz: Meta Challenges Twitter with Launch of Threads App

Welcome back to another edition of the Weekly Buzz! We’ve got a lineup of exciting digital marketing news that’s truly had us buzzing this week:  Let’s dive in! All about Threads: New Meta app poses direct challenge to Twitter This week, Meta finally launched its much-anticipated microblogging app called Threads, posing a direct challenge to […]

Weekly Buzz: Google to Remove Canadian News Content Due to New Controversial Law

Say hello to the Weekly Buzz – a new and improved version of the Weekly Download that you’ve all come to know (and love).  We recently embarked on a rebranding journey for Spodek & Co., and decided our look could use some refreshing. The Weekly Buzz reflects our new branding elements – particularly the cute […]

The Weekly Download — March 17, 2023

The Weekly Download — Friday, March 17, 2023 Welcome back to the Weekly Download! And a Happy St. Paddy’s Day to all those partaking in the fun. There’s a lot on the docket today, including the launch of GPT-4, new AI features coming to Google Workspace, big changes at Meta, and Friday Fun … so […]