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Jul 20, 15

A new white paper on how trend detection allows companies to detect a surge of popularity in Tweets, making it easier to pick up on crises, disasters or other unexpected events.

  • you can now select which friends and Pages you would like to see at the top of your News Feed.
  • you can now see a list of the top people, Pages and groups that you’ve seen in your News Feed over the past week, and choose to unfollow any friend, Page or group if you don’t want to see their updates. You can also see who you’ve unfollowed in the past and choose to re-follow them at any time
  • To get to News Feed Preferences, tap More in the bottom right hand corner of your mobile app. News Feed Preferences are located under Settings. You can come back at any time to update your choices.

     

  • Starting today, advertisers can access key insights about the people they reach with ad campaigns and through tailored audiences.
  • allow marketers to pinpoint and target new audiences on Twitter while keeping user information private
  • information about user demographics, interests, purchasing behavior

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  • Ownership can affect coverage.
  • Concentration isn’t desirable, but, as Paul Knox, associate professor at the Ryerson University School of Journalism said: “How do you have a remedy that doesn’t constitute an assault on freedom of expression?
  • does newspaper and broadcast ownership matter as much when online alternatives like Rabble.ca, The Tyee and Canadaland are proliferating?

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  • “A quarter-of-a-million people or more don’t have a family doctor.”

     

    The pair called for more team-based care in the province’s small and rural communities, where nurse practitioners and other health-care workers could take some of the burden off family doctors.

  • Kamloops-North Thompson MLA and Minister of Health Terry Lake said he agrees with the NDP that a team-based approach works, but said it’s not an across-the-board solution.

     

    “Ontario has done a lot of work in these family health centres and, what they’ve done in Ontario is, they’ve actually put a bit of a hold on it because what they were seeing is the costs were rising substantially while the number of patients being seen was going down,” he said.

     

    Lake said B.C. prefers to use the team model for mental-health and substance-abuse treatment, as well as for care for lower-income patients.

     

  • Attention Metrolinx representatives: your attendance is requested in Newmarket. 

     

  • Specifically, council wants to hear the business case surrounding the planned two-way, all-day rail service expansion along the Barrie GO line — including the anticipated 15-minute two-way, all-day service between Toronto and Aurora — and the implications on Newmarket road crossings. Future plans for the Tannery Mall hub, level crossing upgrades, grade separated crossings, train whistling and noise reduction, a potential new station on Mulock Drive, improvements to the Water Street crossing and the potential widening of the Main Street bridge would also be discussed.

  • Patni also confirmed a Blueline driver caught on YouTube arguing with a bylaw officer has been charged with acting discourteously in front of a customer.

      

  • WARNING: Video below contains extremely coarse and offensive language

  • “We’re working with the tools we currently have,” acting deputy city manager Susan Jones told the committee.

    It’s up to the province to stiffen the rules or give municipalities the ability to impound illegal taxis, as happens in Quebec, she added.

  • More must be done, said Gloucester-South Nepean Coun. Michael Qaqish.

    “We need to step up the enforcement and make sure the playing field is level,” he said.

  • The key principles to guide the review, which committee chair Diane Deans reiterated several times during the meeting, are public safety, accessibility and consumer protection.

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  • UberEats launches in downtown Toronto, where customers can use the ride-hailing app to order up meals chosen from featured restaurants between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays.

  • Facebook’s long-rumored plan to directly host articles from news organizations will start on Wednesday
Apr 28, 15

#GMCanada's new mandate: The #connectedcar. Hiring, expanding & partnering for the future https://t.co/MQ66i7c1KV #GMCanConnectedCar

Apr 28, 15

LIVE on #Periscope: #GMCanConnectedCar @GMCanada Engineering Centre - Oshawa Announcement: Now Hiring, Expanding & … https://t.co/dYdEOyz1qm

  • If you live outside the United States, our services are now provided to you by Twitter International Company, our company based in Dublin, Ireland. Twitter International Company will be responsible for handling your account information under Irish privacy and data protection law, which is based on the European Union’s Data Protection Directive.
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