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

Facebook gives marketers new Canvas for creating full-screen mobile ads

Online marketers wondering how they can reach smartphone users, who typically opt for using a handful of apps over their mobile browsers, received a significant boost this week from Facebook Inc.: Canvas, a

Published on: February 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Hootsuite webinar shows marketers how to create shareable Facebook content

It's almost impossible to force your content to go viral - but you can at least make it contagious, says Adam Reader, a senior strategist at Lida, a London-based digital marketing agency. "You

Published on: February 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung teams with Facebook to officially announce Galaxy S7

Samsung revealed its long-awaited Galaxy S7 smartphone today at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona, one day before the Mobile World Congress begins in Barcelona on Feb. 22 - but it was

Published on: February 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood