Articles Tagged ‘Google Canada’


Buyers on board with YouTube monetization changes

Google concedes bigger does not always equal better in changing its quality controls and how it highlights content.


Sabrina Geremia: Working with the impatience of consumers

Google Canada’s country manager says digital consumers want things now — whether it’s info on real estate or the best toothbrush.

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Google aligns with sports to market its digital assistant

Marketing head Fabricio Dolan admits sports sponsorship isn’t normally something Google would invest in, but it got personal with the Raptors.


Google questions status quo with Vice

A new content series focuses on successful female entrepreneurs to promote the new Pixel 2 phone.


Sabrina Geremia named Google Canada country manager

She formally takes the role following Sam Sebastian’s exit in July.


What’s motivating Google News’ new paywall policy

Google is dropping its “first click free” policy to give subscription-based publishers more freedom.


How will the IAB’s ads.txt change Canada’s ad fraud conversation?

Industry experts weigh in on whether the simple text tool could cause a domino effect in the digital advertising industry.


Pelmorex rebrands, names new CEO

Former Google Canada managing director Sam Sebastian joins as Pelmorex shifts towards an information networks data solutions business.


YouTube isn’t TV and it’s OK with that

MiC sat down with Sam Sebastian, VP, Google and managing director, Google Canada, ahead of YouTube’s third annual Canadian upfront.

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Are YouTube’s new safeguards enough to clear up the controversy?

Machine learning, new monetization criteria and third-party measurement are giving some agencies hope – but does the scandal prompt bigger questions about online advertising?


Stop making rubbish ads and know your numbers: BCON Expo takeaways

From media leads and marketers pleading to keep your TV spot off Facebook to the future of influencer relationships, the top tips from this year’s deep dive into the world of branded content.


YouTube brand fallout: the Canadian impact

The brands that have confirmed ad spend has been paused in the market and where we go from here.


Ed Greenspon on how the news industry can be saved

Public Policy Forum’s report, The Shattered Mirror, included giving advertisers more incentive to place ads in Canadian media and removing the CBC from the digital advertising game.

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Canada gets first peek at YouTube’s new sharing feature

A new chat feature, designed to “reduce friction” in sharing videos, will roll out in Canada first due to the country’s high rate of mobile video sharing.


Black Friday, by the numbers

Men are more likely to shop on the day than women, Black Friday surpassed Boxing day and more statistics about everyone’s newest favourite shopping day.