Soon Facebook will allow video as your profile pic

Social networks continually strive towards a better user experience. They want you to spend more time on the site and share it with others all over the web and outside of it. In a

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Facebook’s new ‘slideshow’ ad targets emerging markets

Facebook announced a new type of ad unit, slideshow, that it says will help businesses reach users in emerging markets and will be available to advertisers globally. The tool is a simple one,

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Consumers declare Facebook winner of ad relevancy wars: Report

When marketers are deciding where to direct their online advertising spend, delivering ads to users that will find them relevant is a key consideration. And a new report from Adobe claims a clear

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Implications of Facebook’s sub-Saharan Internet Project

For most of 2015, Mark Zuckerberg (the CEO of Facebook) has made it known that he wishes to facilitate access to the Internet through a large scope project. This free Internet project would

Published on: October 26th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Election 2015 Tech Watch: Harper’s niqab play blows up Facebook

On Monday, Canadians will head to the polls to vote in the country’s 42nd general election, ending one of the longest election campaigns in Canadian history. We’ve shared some of the technology-related news

Published on: October 15th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Here’s why you can ignore every Facebook status making claims about charging you

Social media hoax stories resurface their spammy head every few months. What makes these stories go viral is that they play on people's fears about their individual security. In this specific case, the

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Facebook’s virtual assistant ‘M’ will try to usurp your own customer support

Facebook is launching a trial in Silicon Valley of its new virtual assistant M, but this assistant is more than just the AI offered by Apple's Siri or Microsoft's Cortana - it comes

Published on: August 26th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Twitter rebrands Publisher Network as Twitter Audience Platform, adds new features

Twitter announced on Thursday that it is renaming the Twitter Publisher Network to the Twitter Audience Platform and adding the ability for marketers to drive tweet engagements and video views with the service.

Published on: August 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Martime startup hopes to seize iBeacon market with unique parking solution

If you're visiting a cafe or small storefront in downtown Saint John, N.B. sometime soon, don't be surprised if you receive a message to your smartphone offering to pay for your parking -

Published on: August 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Wix and Facebook partner on ad creation tool for marketers

  Web development platform Inc. is teaming up with Facebook Inc. to make it easier for Wix users to create Facebook ads directly from the Facebook platform. In addition to offering template

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn gobbling up global advertising budgets

Advertising is going digital, and in a big way. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn grew their advertising revenue by 49 per cent over last year, and the growth isn’t slowing down. The latest Social

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

LinkedIn the social platform of choice for B2B marketers: survey

Business to business marketers may spend a lot of time on Facebook, but ask them what platform is the most important to their business and LinkedIn is actually the clear winner. According to

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Tech savvy Canadian athletes prepare for the 2015 Pan Am/ParaPan Am Games

When we think of elite athletes, the first image that comes to mind isn’t usually technology. Typically, the blood, sweat and tears we associate with athletic pursuits take over beforehand. This visual is

Published on: June 26th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Facebook Messenger no longer requires Facebook account

Facebook has completed the segmentation of its instant messaging app from its core social networking service today with the announcement that new Messenger accounts can be created without being a registered Facebook user.

Published on: June 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson