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 – June 28, 2019

The Weekly Download - June 28, 2019

Happy long weekend, Canada! How will you be celebrating?  Before you hit “out of the office” and grab that cold beverage, these are the stories you need to know about: the Wayfair walkout, backlash over Kim K’s new shapewear line, more ad space on Instagram, Twitter’s new flagging label, why the social media verification process […]

The Weekly Download – February 15, 2019

Weekly Download Feb 15, 2019

Hooray for Friday! Here’s what you might have missed this week: Toronto’s infamous #ChairGirl and unprecedented social media shaming, the launch of LinkedIn Live, Calgary Police’s funny Valentines and Facebook’s possible multibillion-dollar fine. Plus, could an “edit” feature of sorts be coming for Twitter?  LinkedIn Introduces LinkedIn Live This week, LinkedIn launched LinkedIn Live, a […]

The Weekly Download – January 25, 2019

Weekly Download January 25, 209

It’s Friday — you know what that means! On the docket: how AI could change influencer marketing, Facebook’s new LOL meme hub, the world’s #10YearChallenge, and how Netflix’s new Fyre Festival doc is making a difference. Plus, some Friday Fun involving a Gen X snub and a famous Halloween costume that just keeps on winning. […]

The Weekly Download – July 20, 2018

Weekly Download July 20

It’s FriYAY; you know what that means… another installment of the Weekly Download! We’ve got some interesting discussions on the agenda. Snapchat’s potential shopping feature, Pinterest’s new collaboration tool, Twitter’s account removal and video ‘dock’ option, Facebook and Instagram’s efforts to eliminate underage users and of course, Friday Fun! Let’s dive right in. Private Facebook […]

The Weekly Download – July 13, 2018

Weekly Download July 13 2018

Happy Friday! Another excellent week has lead us to another edition of the Weekly Download. Today, we’re discussing how social media can save lives, Snapchat Lens Explorer, Facebook’s augmented reality ads, AND Instagram Question Sticker with some Friday Fun. Saved by Social Media In May, a Toronto blogger and NZ native, Claire Nelson, headed to […]

The Weekly Download – July 6, 2018

Weekly Download July 6

Happy Friday! This week has been short but hot, and we’re ready to do the weekend all over again. Today, we’ll be discussing Facebook’s accidental unblocking, Instagram’s “You’re All Caught Up”, Ossington Bear, Instagram Lite and some Friday Fun! Facebook’s Accidental Unblocking Between May 29 and June 5, Facebook experienced an active bug that resulted […]

The Weekly Download – May 4, 2018

Weekly Download May 4

We’re coming at you with another installment of The Weekly Download today, and it’s not just any Friday – today also happens to be Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you! How will you be celebrating? On the docket today, we’ve got news from Facebook’s F8, Twitter’s password faux-pas, Amazon’s big Canadian announcement, […]

The Weekly Download – April 13, 2018

The Weekly Download - April 13, 2018

#HumboldtStrong, Instagram’s new “Focus” mode, how to check whether your data was shared with Cambridge Analytica, and more in this week’s edition of The Weekly Download. The world stands with the Humboldt Broncos Canada – and the world – is mourning the devastating loss of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos Junior A hockey team […]

The Weekly Download – March 30, 2018

The Weekly Download - March 30, 2018

In honor of this short week, we’ve got a condensed version of The Weekly Download to share with you today! On the docket: Facebook’s Privacy Shortcuts, a new winner in the battle between SEO and social, podcast recommendations, changes to Instagram’s algorithm, and Passover explained. Facebook announces Privacy Shortcuts Still dealing with the fallout from […]