5 potential pitfalls of Facebook messenger’s new chat bot feature

If you're trying to get on board with Facebook's new chat bots, steer clear of Poncho the weather cat. Facebook is beginning to roll out a new feature in its Messenger app - chat

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Many Canadians trust social media, but not the companies behind it: Environics

A new survey led by Environics Communications made headlines recently for concluding that Canadians don't trust social media - but according to the Toronto-based communications firm, the truth is more complicated than that.

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

5 social media marketing lessons from the non-profit industry

Whether private, public, or non-profit, audience engagement is the name of the game when it comes to social media marketing, a recent panel hosted by Facebook Canada concluded - and while the few

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Facebook Canada head Jordan Banks on finding talent and getting them fired up

When Facebook, Inc.’s Canadian division opened its first office in Toronto seven years ago, its only mandate was to support clients with advertising, and there were only five employees, all of them focused

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


3 guidelines for creating more effective ads on Facebook and Instagram

Though social media networks such as Facebook and Instagram play an increasingly central role in the marketing efforts of many companies, those marketing efforts play an equally central role in social networks' revenue

Published on: April 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Top 4 things that mattered about Facebook’s F8 update

Earlier this week, Facebook held its F8 conference in California. The (almost) annual conference is an opportunity for the social media giant to announce new platform integrations, marketing opportunities and overall successes. Here

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Karim Kanji

Facebook’s Connectivity Lab unveils two new high-capacity networking systems

The Connectivity Lab, the engineering arm of Facebook, Inc.'s non-profit initiative Internet.org, which aims to bring the world online, unveiled two new technologies yesterday during Facebook's F8 conference that could make its ambitious

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Facebook Messenger hits 900 million users, rolls out new business features

It might be among the worst-reviewed high-profile apps on the market, but Messenger, Facebook, Inc.'s mobile instant messaging service, just hit a significant milestone, announcing today that it had reached 900 million users

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood



Canadian Tire employees encouraged to use Facebook at Work

At Canadian Tire Corp. there are 2,500 employees that are logging into Facebook on a regular basis to post, comment, like, and share while they're on the clock - and their employer is

Published on: March 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Roundup: How tech firms are celebrating International Women’s Day

From Twitter hashtags to Google videos to events inviting youth to see how a tech office runs, major tech brands made a concerted effort to recognize this year's International Women's Day. A few

Published on: March 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood