Mobile

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TheScore’s revenue and iOS app users increase

The company saw a rise in monthly users, while its EBITDA loss was only $44,000, compared to $2.2 million for the same period last year.

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Facebook launches mobile-first video ad kit

The Video Creation Kit was launched globally July 10, giving advertisers a new way to create mobile video ads on its platforms.

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Instagram adds more Stories features

The updates come following a big surge in users for the platform.

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Desktop still rules, but mobile-only Canadians on the rise: report

The “Global Digital Future in Focus” report from comScore analyzed data from 13 countries around the world to reveal digital trends.

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Marketers plan to increase use of location data (study)

A new report from 451 Research shows that journey mapping and fuelling automation are driving the need for more location data.

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What’s the opportunity in IGTV?

Industry insiders weigh in on the potential of Instagram’s new long-form video app for influencers, users and brands.

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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.