The Weekly Download – November 25, 2016

Weekly Download - November 25Happy Gobble Gobble to our American friends celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend. American Thanksgiving always marks my countdown to the holidays, we’ve got just one month to go. The craziest, I mean most wonderful, time of the year. Whether you’re eyeballing your year end goals today or fighting, elbows up, for a Hatchling…we’ve got your digital news covered. Here’s what caught our eye this week.

Instagram Stories Takes More from Snapchat’s Playbook

Have you tried out Instagram Stories yet? If you haven’t, now is the time! Live video and disappearing images have recently been added.

Facebook Update

If you’re up for chasing shiny new things, Facebook has begun testing real-time ads for live video. Lots of potential here. It’s something to keep an eye on.

Queen’s Students Called Out for Racism

One of Canada’s most beloved universities got a in a bit of hot water this week. Is this story a reminder to be careful about what you post on social media? Or a reminder to be sensitive about cultural appropriation?

Make no mistake, Toronto loves their Fashion Santa!

Yorkdale, Canada’s most successful shopping mall in terms of dollars per square foot, may have underestimated how much shoppers loved the original Fashion Santa and caused a bit of a stir in winter wonderland. They’re not looking for a young model for their holiday selfies. All of Toronto waits with bated breath to find out how this will end.

Friday Fun

America’s Pride and Joy

Best in Show?

While it’s not a requirement to be a dog fan here at Eden Spodek Inc, we are all dog people at heart. And seriously when was the last time people got so excited about Best in Show? It must have been when they made a movie about it. Let’s hear it for that adorable pekingese.

Ada’s Sisters – Episode 40: Clinton and Tech, Apple Coding Camp, Uber Conference

Looking Back… Before we go, let’s reflect back to the summer when we “lady’ed” everything for a day thanks to women working at Google.

Today’s Weekly Download is brought to you by “Lady” Gina in for “Lady” Eden this week. We’d love to hear your comments about the Weekly Download – drop them below.

Line drawn peony from Spodek & Co Digital marketing site