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Is social media really all about socializing?

A new study by GlobalWebIndex shows that the number of social media accounts individuals have could plateau, and social media is more about brands.

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CNE debuts at the top: Media Monitors

Ahead of this month’s opening, the Canadian National Exhibition jumped more than 80 spots in Toronto while CTV and Dormez-vous continue to rule in Montreal.

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New talent helps Journeywoman travel onward

Travel website pioneered by Evelyn Hannon, who passed away in April from cancer, now helmed by mother-daughter duo Carolyn and Alyxandra Ray.

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The real impact of changing third-party data policies

In light of Twitter’s recent change to its data policies, experts weigh in on how brands can get smarter with their data.

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Andrew MacLeod: ‘It’s about buying time.’

Postmedia has refinanced its debt, extending the repayment window by two years. Its CEO explains how this fits into his long-term vision.

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Display to account for half of Canadian digital ad spend: study

Video is driving the growth in display, while the search business is slowing down.

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People Moves: Cossette Media, Viral Nation and more

Plus, digital consultancy Adviso, which manages digital strategy for clients such as Reitmans, has made two promotions.

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Acquisitions drive media gains for Stingray

The audio company saw organic growth in its SVOD model, but there have been delays in implementing an ad sales model.

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WPP: Revenue down in North America, globally

The holding co noted that although organic revenue is down, the rate of decrease is slowing.

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Why Maple Leaf expanded to Pinterest

The food company targeted parents looking for creative meal solutions as it shakes up its brand and media strategy.

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GroupM bolsters the global C-suite

Kyoko Matsushita will replace the global CEO role at Essence left vacant by Christian Juhl.

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How could brands make the most of GO sponsorships?

Tony Chapman says there are plenty of opportunities to go beyond static advertising – but could worries about data send the idea off the rails?

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ICYMI: Stingray, Rogers continue partnership, Kevin Newman leaves W5

Plus, CBC continues the expansion of its audio division with ‘Party Lines,’ an election-focused podcast from Rosemary Barton and Elamin Abdelmahmoud.

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Newspapers and magazines drive lower ad revenue for Quebecor

The company also reiterated its stance that Bell’s acquisition of V network will be damaging to Quebec’s media ecosystem.