Online + Digital NewsYahoo Canada has released its Year In Review

Yahoo Canada has released its Year In Review


yahooYahoo Canada has released its Year In Review, highlighting the top news stories, personalities and topics that captured Canadians’ attention this year. Politics dominated the top news searches of 2016 with Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau and Hillary Clinton the most searched news topics, followed by the Fort McMurray fire. Overall top searches were led by the Canadian dollar, followed by the NHL and Toronto Blue Jays. Prince, Gord Downie & The Tragically Hip, Celine Dion and Taylor Swift were the most searched celebrities.

DHX Media and Ipsos have unveiled results from a survey of 2,700 parents in the US, Canada and UK to illuminate how children age 0-12 consume entertainment content and brands. The survey found kids have embraced mobile on-demand viewing and that tablets are their preferred screen. In the households surveyed, 72 per cent of children’s daily viewing is from streaming services such as YouTube or Netflix, while 40 per cent of kids use smartphones to consume their content. The survey also found that YouTube is the most popular streaming platform among respondents, followed closely by Netflix.

cbcCBC says it’s creating a more civil user experience on by leveraging a tool called Civility Solution from Toronto-based Viafoura. The user experience management tool offers email verification, display name, avatar moderation, and user muting. CBC says it has been able to increase the number of ‘real’ people engaging in ‘real’ conversations, reduce the number of trolls, spammers and bots, and improve the quality of interactions and discourse on the site.

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