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: Meta Teams Up with Amazon for Seamless In-App Shopping Experience

Welcome back to the Weekly Buzz, where we walk you through the week’s biggest headlines in digital marketing and beyond.  On today’s agenda: Meta and Amazon introduce a new seamless shopping experience just in time for the holiday season; a prominent LGBTQ+ group says goodbye to Twitter/X over platform safety concerns; LinkedIn phases out carousel […]

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: Canadians Urged to Boycott Facebook and Instagram

Welcome back to the Weekly Buzz! September is upon us, and there’s no shortage of digital marketing news to catch you up on this week. On today’s agenda: Canadian advocacy group urges blackout in response to Meta’s online news block, Prime Minister condemns Meta for blocking news during wildfire emergency, Threads makes it way to the […]

Weekly Buzz: Instagram’s Musical Carousels Take Centre Stage

Weekly Buzz - August 18, 2023

Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Buzz, your comprehensive source for the latest digital news! On today’s agenda: Instagram’s newest update combines visuals with melodies through musical photo Carousels and collaborative Reels; Threads by Meta introduces a Reposts tab; and a closer look at Microsoft’s AI gaffe that labelled a food bank as a […]

Weekly Buzz: Meta’s Canadian News Block Sparks Calls for Investigation

Weekly Buzz — August 11, 2023

Welcome back to another jam-packed edition of the Weekly Buzz! What’s new in the digital world? Allow us to bring you up to speed. On the docket today: Meta moves ahead with blocking news content for Canadian users on its platforms, igniting new concerns and calls for investigation; OpenAI introduces GPTBot, a web crawler to […]

Weekly Buzz: MIT Study Shows Generative AI Empowers Workers

Happy Friday, and welcome back to a brand-new edition of the Weekly Buzz. On the docket today: the impact of generative AI tools like ChatGPT on the workforce and how it empowers workers, the latest news on Threads (the good and the bad), and new features making it easier to get started on Instagram Reels. […]

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 […]