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August 5, 2020  

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second videos with audio, and will let users add visual effects

News Electronics Government General
August 4, 2020  

TikTok sale puts Canada between Trump and China, again, experts say

On Aug. 3, Trump told reporters he would ban TikTok in the U.S. unless Microsoft or another American company bought the app by Sept. 15

News General
July 27, 2020  

Twitter and Facebook become targets in Trump and Biden ads

Since the last presidential election, Facebook and Twitter have banned voting-related misinformation

News Electronics General
June 30, 2020  

New Hootsuite CEO replaces founder amid ‘reckoning’ for social media

Former Zendesk COO headquartered in San Francisco will take over as of July 6.

News Electronics General
May 21, 2020  

Facebook pays $9.5M to end Competition Bureau’s privacy probe

Social media site gave the false impression privacy settings would give users control over who could see and access personal information.

News Manufacturing General
January 8, 2020  

Fastenal fires Canadian worker who criticized holiday gift via Twitter

Dismissed just before New Year’s Day after he posted a tweet chiding the company for the gift choice.

News Government General
May 30, 2019  

Trudeau warns Internet regulation could be used to repress citizens, free speech

He made his case at a gathering of civil society and government representatives from some 100 countries.

News Electronics General
May 2, 2019  

‘Privacy-focused’ Facebook puts the spotlight on groups

The social media giant is overhauling its flagship platform.

News Manufacturing General
January 31, 2019  

Tips to help small business owners choose a marketing method

Many owners find that low-tech marketing methods can work for them.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 20, 2018  

Ottawa poised to beef up bill to prevent foreign election interference

Liberals also want to see more transparency for political messaging on social media.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 30, 2018  

The math behind Trump’s tweets and the science of key words

His Twitter networks consistently split up into precisely five communities.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 12, 2018  

Zuckerberg: Regulation ‘inevitable’ for social media firms

No consensus and few specifics about what that might look like – or even what the biggest problems are.

News Manufacturing General Technology
April 4, 2018  

Data of 620,000 Canadians improperly shared with consulting firm: Facebook

Overall, 87 million users affected, nearly 82% believed to be located in the US.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 21, 2018  

Preventing social media from interfering in Canadian elections

A full public archive of all online ads would combat election and advertising manipulation.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
September 13, 2016  

Facebook launches tools to help small biz expand globally

Businesses can choose countries they want to target and identify at customers in specific regions.