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How are Facebook concerns affecting interactions with brands?

Audience Insights research shows that some Canadians are seriously rethinking the way they react to ads and pages on the platform.

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Facebook introduces global reward program

The social platform is rewarding people for bringing forward cases of apps collecting data for scams or political influence.

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How Amex’s branded content play paid off

Pairing with Buzzfeed’s Bring Me and Tasty, the brand created custom content to appeal to experience-hungry millennials.

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Twitter’s #BlueRoom gets into sponsorship

#BlueRoom has already had sponsored Q&A’s with TD and HBC.

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Facebook updates ad transparency policies

Users will now be able to see who paid for campaign ads on the social platform.

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Facebook’s API limitations won’t bug marketers that much

While the moves made headlines worldwide, brands with a healthy data mix won’t feel a sting.

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Facebook dials back third-party apps’ data access

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is rethinking how it views apps as developers see access to user data restricted.

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Snapchat debuts group chat as user backlash continues

Snapchat has rolled out a steady stream of new features in an effort to win back users

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Advocates vs. influencers and other Atomicon takeaways

A grab bag of wisdom from Atomicon’s presenters.

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Read the comments (and other secrets to Tasty’s success)

Buzzfeed’s Leigh Riemer shared atypical advice with Atomicon attendees looking to connect with online audiences.

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ICYMI: Facebook spikes third-party data targeting

Plus, Bell Media Studios buys Pinewood Toronto.

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Poll shows few Canadians would actually delete Facebook

Users will soon see new privacy and data management tools for their profiles.

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Sonos pulls spending in data protection protest

A handful of advertisers are closing their wallets to Facebook as it issues a public apology in newspapers.

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Local news to get a bump in Facebook news feeds

After previous changes put less news in user feeds, the social platform wants to make sure local sources find a place.

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TD sponsors Junos first Twitter stream

The stream sponsorship represents another expansion of TD’s relationship with the Junos.