Digital

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Snapchat’s userbase predicted to grow by 14%

eMarketer data projects continued growth for the platform through 2023, with some of that coming from the 35 to 64 group.

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Scott Stewart moves to Postmedia

The agency veteran has accepted his first sell-side role, and will focus on helping to usher Postmedia into a new digital era.

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Torstar shutters StarMetro print papers

The company will be opening new bureaus for the Star in various Canadian cities, but 73 staffers from StarMetro will be affected by cuts.

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Bell Media confirms layoffs across the country

Longtime Winnipeg anchor Gord Leclerc and Niagara talk radio host Larry Fedoruk among those ousted.

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Sobeys ventures into IGTV for holiday campaign

As the grocer invests more heavily in mobile and digital video, it’s using IGTV to amplify the reach of its TV spot.

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What Instagram’s removal of public Likes really means

Facebook has positioned the removal as a quest to make the internet a friendlier place. But one buyer says it’s more about the way we now use Instagram.

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Budweiser takes PWHPA support national

After sponsoring the association’s premier tour, it’s put national buying power behind a powerful video spot.

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Bell Media, Ski-Doo bring digital series to linear

Extreme excursion series Escape Mountain will be amplified to linear as Ski-Doo builds mass brand awareness this winter.

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Twitter outlines policy banning political ads

Candidates, political parties, elected officials, PACs and social welfare organizations like the NRA are all banned from advertising on the platform.

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GroupM shuffles at the top, makes changes to [m]Platform

After one month on the job, CEO Christian Juhl has instated a refreshed C-suite team.

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Community news reach decreasing with older generations: study

However, according to Vividata, the influence from community news ads when it comes to purchasing may be on the rise.

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CBC cuts budget, issues redundancy notices

According to the Canadian Media Guild, fewer than 10 redundancy notices have been issued thus far.

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Five years later, TSN’s BarDown is all grown up

The digital and social brand is now signing on sponsors in its own right and expanding into events.

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ICYMI: SickKids offers new video series, HuffPost Life goes live

Plus, Corus goes to the comics with a new podcast.

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Disney+ lays down the gauntlet, adds 10M subs on first day

Despite a number of technical glitches, the streaming service exceeded expectations in its launch in the U.S., Canada and Netherlands.