Articles Tagged ‘Twitter Canada’

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Twitter Canada makes two big exec moves

Paul Burns has officially taken over the managing director position, while Leanne Gibson has been given a new role.

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Twitter, CBC sign unique Olympic streaming deal

Canada is the first country with an officially sanctioned live Twitter stream of Olympic competition.

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Let’s Talk, Canada 150 are 2017 Twitter successes

Bell’s mental health social media push pays off with a nod on Twitter’s most-tweeted ranking.

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Twitter rolls out 280 characters for all

During the test period, the social media company reported that engagement went up for longer Tweets.

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Pelmorex hires Rory Capern as partnership VP

Twitter Canada’s former managing director to extend the brand for The Weather Network’s parent into new markets and sectors.

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Twitter to test longer tweets to drive engagement

The social media platform is experimenting with 280-character tweets, which it hopes will get more people tweeting.

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Twitter to roll out NFL content with Boston Pizza

The restaurant and sports bar chain wants to attract second-screening football fans with six-second pre-roll ads.

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Twitter reveals most tweet-worthy shows in Canada

The social media company has taken a deep-dive into how Canadians use the platform when in front of the tube — and what window advertisers have to reach them while they’re at it.

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Rory Capern departs Twitter

The social media company is searching for a new managing director in Canada.

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Elevation Pictures teams with Twitter to promote The Hip

A new doc on The Tragically Hip was the first movie to deliver a Twitter-exclusive trailer.

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Twitter plugs into the MMVAs pre-show

The social platform’s first streaming deal with a Canadian partner will feature advertisements from Wendy’s and Virgin Mobile.

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Rory Capern on how Twitter can win with live

Hot off the announcement of more than a dozen new live video deals, the managing director of Twitter Canada says the goal is to position the platform as a go-to destination for live video.

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Twitter takes the mound with MLB partnership

The social platform will live stream one game per week, but only out-of-market games.

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Twitter moves to monetize Periscope

The new option will give advertisers and creators a 50/50 split on revenue from pre-roll ads.

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Gaming isn’t just for teens on consoles anymore, says Twitter

The social network’s deep dive into the Canadian gaming scene found what excites gamers the most, what platforms they’re big fans of and how brands can get in on the action.