Facebook updates user privacy controls

Facebook is rolling out some changes to its privacy controls aimed at simplifying how its users share information with the audiences they want and educating those users on what's happening with their information

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

HootSuite adds Marketo to its app directory

HootSuite Inc., the social platform dashboard for marketers using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, and other social networks, has added yet another integration to its App Directory. This time, it’s with Marketo Inc., a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Candice So

myApollo an antidote to privacy concerns around social media

Facebook may still be one of the world’s top social networks, handling the data of over a billion users worldwide – but for Harvey Medcalf, CEO of Arroware Industries Inc., that’s a billion

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Candice So

Less than half of Canadian businesses online, CIRA report finds

While Canada logs more hours online than almost any other country in the world, just under half of Canadian businesses have a website – and that could make them lag behind their competition,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 Candice So

Following the footsteps of the most successful names in tech

Today's successful tech executives share several traits: a passion for their work, a willingness to take risks, an affinity for hard work, and the courage when facing challenges. These five people are tech

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 17th, 2014 Joseph Stark

Social media tips from the Scobleizer

In the future, your toothbrush might tell on you to your dentist if you're not brushing often enough, your car will have a record of where you've driven it, and your bathroom mirror

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry surprise beneficiary of Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp

Yesterday social media giant Facebook Inc. announced it is acquiring instant messaging app WhatsApp Inc. in a deal totalling US$19 billion - the sum of $12 billion in stock, $4 billion in cash,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Why having a social media policy is a good idea

Laraine Cook was a substitute teacher and girls' basketball coach in the Pocatello School District in Idaho. Over the summer break, she and her boyfriend attended a family reunion.  Cook posted pictures of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2014 Monica Goyal


Bell defends ‘Relevant Ads’ program as necessary to compete with Facebook, Google

Bell Canada isn't backing down from its practice of collecting user data for the purposes of targeted advertising in the face of an application made to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How L’Oreal and Cover Girl marketed themselves during awards season

With the kickoff to awards season upon us, beauty brands are taking advantage of all the celebrity hubbub to show off their wares. During last year's Grammys, L'Oréal's makeup artists got together to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Candice So

HootSuite acquires social analytics firm uberVU

Vancouver-based social media dashboard firm HootSuite Media Inc. has acquired Cambridge, Mass.-based social analytics firm uberVU, the firm announced this morning. HootSuite's dashboard offers digital marketing managers easy access to various social media

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Obama has promised NSA reforms, but for phones, not the Internet

With U.S. President Barack Obama announcing high-level changes to government surveillance programs at the National Security Agency (NSA) earlier today, it seems as though much has been promised - but we have yet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2014 Candice So

3 tips on community-building in digital marketing

Four years ago, when Andrew Gunadie first launched his “Canadian Please” video on YouTube, he hadn’t had any vision in mind for how he would make it spread. But spread it did –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2014 Candice So