Go Drone or Go Home

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Drones—whether it’s to stage a robot takeover or deliver our pizza— they are here to stay. Once used exclusively in the military world, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are now one of the most talked-about pieces of commercial tech on the market and an exciting prospect for brands wanting to take their creative campaigns to the next level. Since their rise … Read More

Mascots Take Twitter

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Ahhhh Twitter— birthplace of hashtags, home to the world’s wittiest short-form content—what would we do without you? Hatched in 2006, the little blue bird has become emblematic of a virtual space where everyday people share ideas, start discussions, and access information instantly. The social networking site has changed the way we communicate and has become a power platform for businesses—businesses … Read More

Canada 150 Campaigns We Can’t Get Enough Of

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Parades, fireworks, street parties— Canada Day is right around the corner, and this year, festivities are expected to be bigger than ever. After all, they have been 150 years in the making. Although the big day is technically July 1st, celebrations are happening all year long, and several major brands have stepped up to make this year one for the … Read More

Instagram’s Most Addictive Update Yet

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Just when we start to spend more time soaking up the sun and less time staring at our screens, Instagram releases an update that makes the app more addictive than ever. Guess we can kiss that summer glow goodbye. If you’ve tried Instagram’s new Story Search feature, you’ll know what we’re talking about. The update, which lets users search Instagram … Read More

What’s The Story with Social Media Stories

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You’d just mastered Snapchat—considered yourselves lens connoisseurs, geo filter experts, the Scorcese of Snap stories—then Instagram rolled out their story feature…followed by Facebook. In an already-crowded social media space, are you expected to juggle all three? The magic of stories is their conversational feel. By keeping things casual, they encourage a more intimate relationship between brands and customers and are … Read More

Digital Spring Cleaning

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The sun is shining (sort of), the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and it’s not dark when we leave the office. This can only mean one thing: it’s springtime in Vancouver. Before pulling out those t-shirts and cracking a cold one on the patio (it might be a little premature for that), make sure to freshen up your vibe … Read More

Generation Z and Millennials’ Apps of Choice (Part 2)

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As we learned from last week’s blog post, Generation Z-ers and Millenials are extremely advertisement-averse. Maybe it’s because they’re rebellious – going against the grain of their parents’ creations and tastes. Whatever the reason, we know that they are the generation of ad block and computers (source). This mentality requires brand flexibility – organizations need to be aware of the … Read More

Generation Z and Millennials’ Apps of Choice (Part 1)

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Everyone and their dog is on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, (and now) Snapchat. While the aforementioned platforms are pretty emblematic of “social media”, we thought we’d take you through some ‘subcultural’ (if you will) platforms as well as some up-and-comers that are taking the Millennial and Generation Z demographics by storm. So we can all start off on the same foot, … Read More

Have You Read the YouTube Comments Lately?

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YouTube is the new Hollywood – spawning humble celebrities from all around the globe. The shift is palpable. We’re moving away from Clean & Clear and L’Oreal ads featuring the latest A-listers, towards sponsored YouTube videos hosted by famous social influencers. The beauty, tech, food, and other “guru” YouTube communities have been growing for a while. We’ll give you a … Read More