The Weekly Download – April 8, 2022

Hey, Friday! This week included Pinterest enacting change on misinformation, Snapchat being more inclusive, and Twitter and Instagram updating even more chat features.  Good things are happening in the online world. Here’s the Weekly Download. Pinterest Completely Bans Climate Misinformation Pinterest is the first major digital platform to add clear and defined guidelines prohibiting climate […]

The Weekly Download – November 19, 2021

Happy Friday! We hope you had a great week – let’ wrap it up with your favourite digital roundup. On today’s The Weekly Download docket: Instagram adds option to delete posts within published carousels and more, Twitter improves misinformation tools, Snapchat adds new ‘Layers’ feature to Snap Maps and Facebook shares more shopping insights, plus […]

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 – August 20, 2021

Welcome back and Happy Friday!  This week on your favourite round-up of digital updates: Pinterest introduces a new beauty search tool, Bitmoji enters a new dimension, Twitter works to minimize misleading Tweets and tests a new option for users to leave conversations, and as always, we’re finishing things off with Friday Fun.  It’s all in […]

The Weekly Download – July 30th, 2021

Happy Friday and welcome back to another installment of The Weekly Download, folks!  Before we dive into the long weekend, let’s take a look at the latest updates in the digital world: Instagram doubles the length of Reels, plus platform’s latest effort to keep youth safer on its app, our founder speaks out about anti-semitism, […]

The Weekly Download – July 16th, 2021

Welcome back to another edition of your favourite weekly news roundup – The Weekly Download. On today’s docket: Google’s new photo sharing feature, Facebook’s strategy to boost creator content, new updates to Clubhouse, the end of a “Fleeting” chapter for Twitter, and Friday Fun. Google Photos Tests Feature that Allows Users to Ask Friends for […]

The Weekly Download – May 28, 2021

Welcome back to The Weekly Download! It’s time to recap the biggest news in tech and marketing that you might’ve missed this week. The explosive growth of stories-style content, Facebook’s latest effort to curb the spread of fake news, Pinterest’s expanded discovery opportunities, how the White House is promoting public health among younger audiences, and […]

The Weekly Download – February 19, 2021

Welcome back to The Weekly Download! Here’s the news you might have missed this week: Facebook bans Australia from reading or sharing news and slaps new labels on posts regarding climate change, an anti-mask Disney Princess goes dark on social media, Snapchat shares new Gen Z insights, Friday Fun, and more. Facebook Blocks News Content […]

The Weekly Download – November 27, 2020

Happy Friday and a Happy Thanksgiving weekend to our American friends and clients!  Here’s what’s on The Weekly Download docket today: Snapchat introduces Spotlight for creators, Twitter prepares to relaunch account verification, Facebook partners with the Better Business Bureau to help protect consumers this holiday season, and Friday Fun. Snapchat Introduces Spotlight for Creators Introduced […]

The Weekly Download – November 6, 2020

Welcome back to The Weekly Download. After a long week, it’s time to unwind with some digital marketing news – and Friday Fun The Spodek & Co. team has been attending Cultivate Advisors’ Catapult conference this week – in fact, we’re a proud Catapult sponsor! We’ve had the opportunity to attend some great sessions with […]