Recap: #connectivitysolutions Twitter chat, The Internet of Things and the enterprise

Updated 4:59 pm E.S.T. Today we hosted a Twitter chat on the topic of the Internet of Things and the enterprise. It was a fast-paced, forward-thinking and engaging chat, much like the topic

Published on: August 1st, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

Google starts scaling back Google+ integration with other services

If you make a post on Google+ but there's no one there to read it, is that any different from a normal day? This and other jokes of its kind are commonly swapped by social

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Safe tweeting: Twitter launches safety centre

Online communities, just like offline communities, have their share of people that misbehave – and Twitter is no exception. The social network has launched its new Twitter Safety Centre to help people stay

Published on: July 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Fans flock to social media during the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

If you weren’t Facebooking, Tweeting or Instagramming about the FIFA Women’s World Cup last week, you just might be the only one. According to Facebook, nearly 9 million fans were posting about the

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

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

Twitter Lightning will turn real-time events into social channels

When you think about it, Twitter is already similar to television in some ways. It's there waiting to stream out live content when you turn it on, you can filter through trending topics

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Companies struggling getting employees to share brand values: report

How important is it to deliver a unified and authentic customer experience that reinforces a company’s brand promise? Very, but companies say they’re challenged getting the entire organization to buy in and truly

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

5 Pinterest tips for business success

Facebook is where I go to when I want to check up on friends. I log on to Twitter when I want to know what people are doing right now. When I want to see breathtaking images,

Published on: June 4th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

The educational case for social media in the workplace

Countering the movement from many companies to rule out social media like Facebook and LinkedIn on company time comes a school of thought that says "don't ban it; use it to your own

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

CMO Digital: Shareability and time spent on social media

For episode #17, Fawn and Jim take a moment away from their busy social media-posting schedule and talk about just how much time finding great content to share really takes, and then give

Published on: May 25th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Twitter offers ability to direct message those not following you

As consumers take to Twitter to complain about their experience with products and services, brands have been following them there. A new initiative from Twitter could make social media-based customer relations easier, but

Published on: April 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

13 ways to boost SEO with social media backlinks

Linking back to your site from social media sites drives traffic and benefits your website from an SEO standpoint. There are several opportunities to create backlinks on social networks and they are highly

Published on: March 23rd, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Happy Birthday to Twitter, now nine years old

When Twitter founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet on March 21, 2006, the service was called Twttr and his first tweet was no more inspired than most of the other first tweets

Published on: March 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Social media: how much time should founders spend?

Just how important is social media to startups, and how much time and resources should you devote to it? Here’s one data point, from Guy Kawasaki. He is chief evangelist for Canva and

Published on: March 20th, 2015 Geoff Foulds