The upcoming Canadian election is the first test for new laws and social media policies, and while online activity suggests they’re being effective in curbing disinformation, experts are already warning that those seeking to manipulate the election or create chaos among voters have moved on to new tactics.
Analysis from Twitter, Facebook and academics suggests that malicious, manufactured and “fake news” content is not as widespread as in previous years, largely due to efforts to zero in on and remove that kind of material as quickly as possible.
Change is inevitable, but it isn’t always easy — especially in the workplace. The Creative Group, a division of global staffing firm Robert Half, recently surveyed advertising and marketing managers about how their teams cope with different types of change. Almost half of respondents (46%) said it’s difficult for creative professionals to adapt to advancements in technology. Fewer reported that changes in internal processes and procedures, personnel, and business direction are problematic for their employees.
Stingray (TSX: RAY. A; RAY.B), a proudly Canadian music, media, and technology company, today announced that its highly-rated music app (4.8 in the Apple App Store and 4.7 in Google Play) is now available to all Canadians. Previously available exclusively to pay-TV subscribers, the Stingray Music app, the only 100% Canadian mobile music streaming service, offers an unparalleled listening experience of local and international content. The app is available for free or with an upgrade to Premium for a monthly subscription fee of $3.99 and a discounted price of $0.99 for students.
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