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Instagram introduces shoppable Stories

The platform first rolled out its shoppable features earlier this year.

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TSN, RDS kick off World Cup with digital offerings

TSN Direct and RDS Direct come ahead of the soccer tournament in Russia.

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Rogers Media launches new City, FX streamers

The new ad-supported services promise to give viewers more archived and behind-the-scenes content than its previous video app.

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Canadians’ media minutes on the decline: study

Mobile is growing consistently, according to Zenith, but it can’t make up for dips in other media.

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ICYMI: Facebook focuses on privacy, Instagram adds muting

Plus, Global News Radio will bring in a new roster of co-hosts next week.

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Ford delves into AR with a Snapchat tour

The campaign, featuring Ford’s EcoSport, is running in Canada for users of the Snapchat AR Lens.

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Spotted! Bumble event brings app users together in Toronto

Bumble Hive featured a series of activations and panel discussions for over 1,500 people in Toronto.

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Snapchat switches story ads to programmatic model

The new options will allow targeted buys, rather than national takeovers.

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Ad business gives theScore a healthy quarter

The media company is still facing challenges for growth in the Android market.

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SnackableTV to launch interactive comedy series

Jokeoff is a bracket-style elimination series that sees comedians compete for best gag.

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MLSE partners with Waze to improve its app experience

The wayfinding service helps Leafs and Raptor’s fans get to the game (and helps buyers target around the Air Canada Centre).

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Snapchat expands its targeting capabilities

New features allow advertisers to serve ads based on users’ current locations.

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Oath dives into header bidding-style app auctions

One by AOL’s Super Auction tweaks its mobile offering in another step away from the waterfall.

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Google AdMob’s beta avoids the waterfall

The in-app ad platform tries a header-bidding-like approach to programmatic.

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Facebook Lite goes live in Canada

Despite the stripped-down interface, advertisers can still integrate.