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

Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn gobbling up global advertising budgets

Advertising is going digital, and in a big way. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn grew their advertising revenue by 49 per cent over last year, and the growth isn’t slowing down. The latest Social

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

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

Twitter to name its CFO as its CMO

Twitter's search for a chief marketing officer has been ongoing for many months and now in the wake of a disappointing earnings call, it appears the firm's chief financial officer will be charged

Published on: May 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

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

Up Periscope, down privacy? Twitter’s live streaming service bound to cause controversy

On the first day of Periscope’s debut, I was instantly taken to places I wanted to be and given intimate access to people that I’d love to meet. The first stream I watched

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Brian Jackson

IBM partners with The Weather Company to update forecasts 26 billion times a day

IBM Corp. is announcing today a new business unit focused on the Internet of Things and a new partnership with The Weather Company as an example of the services it will be offering

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Brian Jackson

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

When Twitter met Watson and brought analytics to social media

IBM and Twitter have teamed-up to develop a number of cloud data services designed to help marketers, business professionals and developers turn their Twitter data into actionable business intelligence. Twitter is real-time and

Published on: March 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Twitter acquires ‘Niche’ network of professional social media creators

Twitter Inc. announced on Wednesday that it is acquiring Niche, a network of social media creators available for hire to make branded content. Niche offers creators of popular content on Twitter and Vine

Published on: February 11th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Twitter’s user growth slowing, deal with Google is confirmed

The business of Twitter Inc. continues to accelerate, but at the same time Twitter the social network is seeing its growth slow down, investors and media learned in Twitter's Q4 earnings call yesterday.

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

It’s 6 o’clock, do you know where your tweets are?

You might read a tweet in about one second, but often the scribe that crafted that perfect 140-character gem has spent much more time writing it. With so much effort going into one

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson