Articles Tagged ‘Twitter’

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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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Twitter ad revenue drops in Q2

The social media company saw year-over-year user gains, but plateauing numbers from Q1.

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A look ahead at Canada’s social media penetration: eMarketer

According to new North American social media numbers, 58% of Canadians will be on social media this year.

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CFL goes live with Twitter

The football league has launched the first live streaming show with Twitter Canada.

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Twitter goes to the bots for its new campaign

The social media platform is using chatbots to engage users with a new campaign, while also testing the tech as a new platform feature.

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ICYMI: CBC and Twitter ink Olympic deal, plus people moves

Plus: Breakfast Television will welcome a new West Coast host.

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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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ICYMI: Maxus one of the top places to work; Users up and revenue down for Twitter

In case you missed it: Maxus Canada named to Canada’s top workplaces, Twitter’s latest quarterly numbers, Fuse Marketing Group adds a media director and Pizza Pizza signs on with the Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer.

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ICYMI: New Rogers CEO starts next week, Lyne Robitaille to lead magazines at TVA

In case you missed it: Joe Natale is starting at Rogers next Wednesday, Lyne Robitaille is adding supervision of TVA Publications to her role and Arlene Dickinson is returning to Dragons’ Den.

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Twitter Canada takes its message out of home

Forget FOMO – the Canadian outpost of the social network wants Canadians to experience ‘FONK’ (fear of not knowing) with its new campaign promoting Twitter usage.

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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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ICYMI: Buzzfeed drops the NewFronts, Astral launches eighth Carte Blanche competition

In case you missed it: One week after Yahoo’s pulling out of the IAB’s annual event, Buzzfeed has done the same, and Astral has added a new stipulation to its Carte Blanche competition.

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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.