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Marketers are shifting influencer budgets: study

Plus, influencers say they get the most satisfaction out of working directly with brands.

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Bell Media takes content-led approach with Fantastic Beasts

Partnerships director Laird White explains why it went so broad with its plan.

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What topics get Canadians Tweeting most?

Music, media and family topics rule for users, and many don’t mind bringing brands into the conversation.

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Women rule Canadian media consumption: report

Plus, live TV still comes out ahead of SVOD, according to the latest Global Media Intelligence Report by eMarketer.

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Now you can find love on Facebook

Facebook Dating rolls out across Canada this week, but the company says ads will not be a part of the feature.

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MiC Roundtable: Playing the long game in content

Attendees were candid about the tension – and triumph – they experience when building long-term content programs.

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MiC Roundtable: Influencers, media strategies and new metrics

From working with influencers to the concept of “working” and “non-working dollars,” our attendees challenged content conventions.

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Pinterest fuels lower-funnel interactions with carousel ads

Ad products manager Francis Larkin explains that the format allows more categories to play on Pinterest.

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Instagram courts audiences with ad, IGTV upgrades

The platform now allows IGTV videos to be shared on Stories which could increase traffic to the video feature.

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Not all media trust is equal: study

Traditional media is seen as more trustworthy, but skepticism varies across provinces and demographics.

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Facebook’s mobile revenues top 90%

Despite growth in Q3, North American users have stagnated.

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Days Inn scores partnership deal with CHL

The deal will see the hotel chain partner with the hockey league at three national events.

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Twitter boasts profitable quarter, stocks rise

Although monthly active users are down, that didn’t seem to hurt the company, which saw ad revenues rise nearly 30%.

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Snap stocks drop following financial report

The company’s latest quarterly reported revenue growth alongside a loss in daily active users.

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TheScore financials show Q4 wins, losses decrease

Plus, e-sports are driving major views.