Facebook gaining more dominance in social traffic share

Social media sites are becoming more important for driving how people view online content, according to a new study by Search Engine Journal. The top eight social media sites account for driving almost

Published on: November 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How social media marketers can move beyond YouTube

When YouTube exploded onto the Internet in 2005, most people couldn’t have predicted it’d be as ubiquitous a social platform as it is now. But at this year’s Buffer Festival Industry Day, held

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Candice So

Apple needs bigger iPhones and Tumblr is a moneymaker, Adobe research says

Apple needs to make its iPhones bigger, Pinterest gets the most mobile traffic, Tumblr generates the most revenue, and people would rather share content within closed networks like Apple’s iMessage – all of

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Candice So

Simply Measured pulls together social metrics into one standardized report

So you’ve crafted a great Facebook post this week that has gotten a lot of likes, and you’ve garnered a slew of retweets on your last tweet this morning. That’s great news –

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

How to optimize images for Twitter

When it comes to crafting social messages for a brand, some of the best ways to get attention involve elaborate campaigns and witty repartees. But what's often overlooked are images - especially the

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Candice So

7 of the Best Decorated Desk Inspirations

By Ilan Nass, Fueled As more people are choosing to work from home or taking on telecommuting roles, the rise of the ‘decorated desk’ is becoming more popular. With many options available, you can

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Fueled


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,

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Candice So

Slyce.it acquires Incubes graduate Hovr.it

Calgary-based startup Slyce.it has just announced it’s acquiring Hovr.it, a graduate of the Incubes accelerator here in Toronto – and the first startup coming out of Incubes to be acquired. The terms of

Published on: December 4th, 2013 Candice So

Practice good ‘password hygiene’ to avoid social media hi-jacking

Nearly one-third of Internet users stay logged into social media sites, leaving themselves open to attacks, according to a new study. In a voluntary survey of about 10,000 people worldwide, security software provider

Published on: May 7th, 2013 Candice So

Rakuten adopts MasterCard’s digital wallet for payments

The owner of Canadian e-book firm Kobo and investor in social media site Pinterest announced that it's implemented MasterCard's digital wallet on its main e-commerce site yesterday. Rakuten.com is a major shopping site

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Social media content requires more than ‘just a few minutes’

Content is important. That's the message that Tara Hunt, author and social media speaker, hammers home in capital letters in a blog post today. Hunt makes good points for companies that are considering

Published on: January 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to take Facebook’s new “want” and “collect” buttons for a test drive

Facebook is testing new features that move the site closer to ecommerce territory and take aim at rival social network Pinterest. Want to give Facebook's “want” and “collect” buttons a go? Then followthe

Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: June 5, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Alberta gets cozy with Mexico, Pinterest for dudes, and honours for a DMZ trailblazer. Alberta says 'si' to startups Alberta

Published on: June 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff