3 tech newsmakers worth following on Twitter

We have a weekly tradition of recommending the accounts we're following on Twitter in the spirit of #FollowFriday. Here's some accounts that you could find in our stories this week. https://twitter.com/LockieSimon/status/499620134940860416 With Anthony

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

#ITBCMO: An ITBusiness.ca Twitter chat

With sales and marketing becoming a more crucial piece of businesses everyday, chief marketing officers (CMOs) are also getting more attention, more clout, and (potentially) more marketing dollars for their departments. That being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 15th, 2014 Candice So

Twitter jumps into commerce with the ‘Buy Now’ button

Twitter Inc. has launched a new feature for e-commerce, sticking a big "Buy" button next to an image within a tweet. It's simple, it's straightforward, and it might give the social platform a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2014 Candice So

3 execs responsible for products and partners on #FollowFriday

Every Friday we like to recommend a few people that we're following on Twitter as we go about telling the stories that matter when it comes to technology's impact on the way business

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 Tweeting gadget lovers for #FollowFriday

Some might say thank goodness it's Friday, but we're saying three gadget-lovers for follow Friday. Every week we identify some great Twitter accounts that we're watching and we think you should too. This

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

#FollowFriday – 3 analysts in big data and mobile

Every Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on analysts, or the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Candice So

Snapchat third-most used app among millennials, ahead of Twitter and Pinterest

Among the millennial set, Snapchat has become the third-most used mobile app, after Facebook and Instagram – perhaps silencing any of the doubters who felt the ephemeral messaging app was just a trend,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – 3 digital marketers who help share content

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. For this edition of Follow Friday, we're

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2014 Candice So

How to get the most out of your hashtags

Hashtags might be a great way to get some conversation going around the online watercooler - if there is such a thing - but it's easy to forget they're a public thing, open

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 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 –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

Halfway through 2014, a look back at the nine Canadians to watch in tech

One of the best things about contributing for IT Business is that every year, I get the opportunity to highlight some of the people I think are going to make waves in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Karim Kanji

3 Twitter chat stars for #FollowFriday

It's time for our weekly roundup of the people we're following on Twitter and that we think you should follow too. This week I'd like to take the opportunity to recognize some of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2014 Candice So