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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.

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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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Zuckerberg announces data restrictions and potential bans

Facebook’s CEO lays out his plan to regain user trust, but app developers will see the leash tighten.

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#DeleteFacebook trends, advertisers wait

The first signs of user backlash to the Cambridge Analytica scandal emerged Tuesday, but so far Canadian brands aren’t moving their ads.

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Facebook plays matchmaker for creators, brands

Do the new changes help position Facebook as a YouTube competitor?

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Instagram’s shoppable posts go live in Canada

The new format allows brands and retailers to insert more actions into posts.

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Kijiji takes a tailored approach to its media plan

The classifieds tailors its creative not just for the media, but for the specific platform.

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Facebook Lite goes live in Canada

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