Twitter finally addressing its online abuse problem

You may have heard of Twitter abuse. Between a divisive US election that saw nearly 20,000 overtly anti-semitic tweets aimed at 800 journalists, and a wave of racist comments directed at SNL and

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

10+ outrageous tweets from the U.S. election campaign

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter was more key than ever in 2016’s U.S. election campaign

Donald Trump's campaign began with a tweet. I am officially running for President of the United States. #MakeAmericaGreatAgain https://t.co/Ct0lNu7kz0 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2015 Everyone remembers the speech he gave

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter kills Vine, lays off hundreds

Vine, the short looping video sharing site introduced by San Francisco-based Twitter Inc. in 2013, announced today that its six seconds of fame are almost up. On a day that Twitter announced it

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Kirstine Stewart takes wing from Twitter to join Diply

Kirstine Stewart is leaving her role as vice-president of media at Twitter Inc. to take new role as chief strategy officer with London, Ont.-based pop culture website Diply.com. Stewart, author of 2015 book Our

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Rogers and Twitter teaming up to offer tweet-based customer support

Twitter Inc. is developing a new customer support service for businesses, with Rogers Communications Inc. as its first Canadian client, the companies announced this week. As of Sept. 15, Rogers customers can use

Published on: September 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter announces partnership with online video news network Cheddar

Continuing its apparent quest to become the first destination for online viewers seeking live content, Twitter Inc. has announced a new broadcasting partnership with online video news network Cheddar. The social media media

Published on: September 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Penny Oleksiak grabs online attention from most Canadians, including Drake

A few weeks ago, Penny Oleksiak was still an unknown Olympic hopeful. Fast forward to today and the four-time medallist is hailed as a Canadian hero. After becoming the most decorated Canadian swimmer in

Published on: August 17th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Connor McDavid shines on the ice, but not so much online

After going first overall in the 2015 NHL draft to the Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid has gained quite a lot of attention from hockey fans all over. Already a Canadian superstar, we looked

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Twitter opening Moments service to more creators – including businesses

Twitter Inc.'s Moments service, the trending-topics news feed the company brought to Canada in April, hasn't exactly been the game-changer CEO and cofounder Jack Dorsey hoped for - but perhaps adding some new

Published on: August 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Make your company social media savvy with Hootsuite’s updated analytics

If you're the type of social media marketer who isn't sure why your links aren't getting retweeted or your Facebook posts liked, Hootsuite Media Inc. would like to help you out. The Vancouver-based

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Instagram releases new Snapchat-like feature

Facebook Inc. subsidiary Instagram has released a new feature that condenses a day's updates into a slideshow - assuming users want it to. According to the company, "Instagram Stories" adds a user's updates

Published on: August 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Facebook and Twitter compete head to head for sports fans’ attention

If you're seeing a lot more sports content on your social media feeds lately, it's no coincidence. Both Facebook and Twitter have been pushing sports to the top of the agenda with a number

Published on: July 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Avoid ‘consumer burnout’ – don’t repeat the same messages across social media, Twitter Canada says

The members of your audience aren’t posting the same thing across every one of their social media accounts, so why should your company? That was the central message delivered by Twitter Canada’s head

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood