Vine adds web profiles and a full screen option

Twitter's Vine has just given its users their own web profiles, plus a new TV mode that allows viewers to watch their six-second-long videos in full screen mode. While Vine announced it would

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 4th, 2014 Candice So

Facebook being sued for how it handles private messages

Two Facebook users are suing the social network for looking at the content of users' communications, including private messages, and mining that content for user data to share with third parties like advertisers

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

How did Snapchat get hacked?

Already, 2014 has started off with a data breach - on New Year's Day, Snapchat, a popular social network for photo messaging, fell victim to a hack attack. A website called SnapchatDB.info posted

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

2013 – A Year in Tweets

From huge sporting events like the 47th Super Bowl, to major news events like the Boston Marathon bombings, to news of the birth of the #RoyalBaby birth to Prince William and Kate Middleton,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 24th, 2013 Candice So

Toronto Maple Leafs the top subject among Canadian Facebook users

The Toronto Maple Leafs, Rob Ford, and Justin Trudeau – if you’re a Facebook user living in Canada, chances are these phrases crossed your news feed at some point in 2013. Earlier in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 23rd, 2013 Candice So

5 social media predictions from HootSuite

If you're not on social media, you're missing out - at least, that's what Ryan Holmes, CEO of Vancouver's HootSuite Media Inc., is predicting for next year. HootSuite, which raised about $165 million

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2013 Candice So

Facebook could put ‘virality mills’ under pressure

At first, it was somewhat original - 17 pictures of cats in hats, 30 things that will make your morning a better one, 10 things you should do by the time you turn

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2013 Candice So

CMO & CIO partnership crucial for data that drives revenue growth

If Bill Clinton was gunning to be a chief marketing officer in 2013 instead of running for President of the United States in 1992, he might have quipped "It's about the data, stupid."

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Four tech trends to watch in the next decade

Collaborative customer interfaces, social co-browsing, mobile virtual worlds, and social TV – these are all trends to watch for the next five to 10 years, according to a report from Stamford, Conn.-based IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 27th, 2013 Candice So

How Facebook’s embedded posts could help your Web site

If your business brand has a presence on Facebook, take note. Today the most widely-used social network rolled out embedded posts. This will give businesses the ability to embed Facebook posts on their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Adobe Marketing Cloud unifies several products into one big, social dashboard

Marketers using Adobe Systems Inc. for their social media campaigns will now be able to do it all on one dashboard, as Adobe is releasing updates to its Marketing Cloud program today. Right

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Candice So

Webcast replay: Facebook’s new home on Android

Speculation about a Facebook phone has been almost as much a mainstay of Web content as new gadgets from Apple for the last couple of years. But now it appears the social networking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

‘Yes man’ approach to security works best: study

Canada's IT security professionals are coming around to providing a more open IT scenario in the workplace that would allow employees to use their own devices and access social networks, according to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook acquires Atlas Advertiser Suite from Microsoft

In a deal that reminds us of the close links between Microsoft Corp. and Facebook, the world's most popular social network is acquiring a marketing software suite from the world's biggest software company.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson