The Weekly Download — June 2, 2023

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 […]

The Weekly Download — March 24, 2023

Welcome back to the Weekly Download, and welcome, spring! We’re wishing for more sunny days in our near future. What did you miss this week in tech and digital marketing news? Allow us to catch you up. On the docket: Twitter bugs abound, new ads come to Instagram, Canva harnesses the power of AI, the […]

The Weekly Download — November 11, 2022

Hello, Friday! We hope you had a wonderful week. It’s time to wrap things up with a new edition of the Weekly Download. On the agenda: How to share a digital poppy this Remembrance Day, Instagram’s new scheduling tool for creators goes live, there’s chaos at Twitter, what you need to know about Mastodon, and […]

The Weekly Download — November 4, 2022

After taking a week off, we’re so glad to welcome you back to a brand-new, jam-packed edition of the Weekly Download!  On the docket today: Instagram’s latest blip mistakenly suspends user accounts, changes are coming to Twitter verification, Facebook makes its “professional mode” available to all creators, Google Search launches new shopping features ahead of […]

The Weekly Download — October 21, 2022

Happy Friday! Welcome back to the Weekly Download. We’re gearing up for a weekend of beautiful weather here in the GTA, and what better way to kick things off than with another digital news roundup? On the agenda today: Instagram tests in-app scheduling, TikTok unveils new ad tools and performance insights, YouTube provides more creators […]

The Weekly Download – October 14, 2022

Happy Friday and welcome back to the Weekly Download! Kick off your weekend with another helping of digital marketing news. On the agenda today: TikTok launches new editing tools, Instagram tests achievement badges for Reels creators, Twitter introduces Link Spotlight for professionals, Google keeps Gen Z searching, and we’re wrapping it all up with some […]

The Weekly Download — October 7, 2022

Hello, Friday! We’re so glad to see you. We’re looking forward to a Thanksgiving weekend of good food, family time, and reflections on gratitude — but first, let’s wrap up another busy week with a new edition of The Weekly Download. On the docket today: Facebook gives users a little more control of their feeds, […]

The Weekly Download — September 23, 2022

Welcome, fall! Our favourite season has finally arrived (pumpkin spice latte, anyone?), and to celebrate, we’re kicking off another edition of The Weekly Download. On the docket today:  Instagram crashes (again) and how it’s working to make direct messages safer, a viral TikTok trend raises red flags for the FDA, YouTube introduces new ways to […]

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 […]