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Sport Chek takes mobile-first approach to Rio

The retailer has made Facebook the first screen for its Olympic campaign.

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Blue Ant puts its Brojects to work in VR

The media co is dipping its toe into the virtual space with a set of new videos.

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The likes keep coming

Instagram has released its latest figures, which show the platform has doubled its monthly user base in the past two years.

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Hot bot: Why Massively is going big on automated tech

The Toronto-based platform is tapping into the growing interest in automated engagement.

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La Presse names new Toronto sales director

Celeste Normington has been promoted to the new role of sales director in Toronto.

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Stretching the value of an emoji

Twitter has introduced the ability to target audiences based on their use of emoji keywords.

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The Shopping Channel goes OTT on Apple TV

The Rogers Media channel has developed an app aimed at giving consumers more ways to act on their intent to purchase.

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YouTube unveils new video ad products

From on-site directors to a new app, the video site has launched new tools that aim to make it easier for small businesses to create ads with the platform.

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Pattison Onestop adds over 100 screens

The digital OOH company has signed with GWL Realty, adding faces in Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver. (Toronto’s Commerce Court pictured.)

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Maxus sends its employees packing (in a good way)

As part of a millennial retention strategy, the media company is sending a group of its employees on a global exchange with its other offices worldwide.

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Advertising drops affect TC Media’s Q2

The Quebec-based company is expected to see gains in the second half of the year as revenues from new business kicks in.

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360 video takes viewers on a virtual trip

Tourism Australia is showcasing Brisbane in a new display ad unit.