Brian Burke lawsuit puts anonymous commenting back in the spotlight

When Brian Burke filed a defamatory lawsuit against 18 anonymous Internet users in April, the former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager said he was aiming “to stop people who post comments on the

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 redesigned for editing efficiency

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6's aesthetic and workflow improvements over the previous version are immediately obvious at first glance. Whereas Premiere Pro CS5’s most notable features—64-bit processing and the Mercury Playback Engine—were under the

Published on: May 28th, 2012 Antony Bolante

YouTube power tips: embed video, discover music and block vulgarity

I've recently been inspired to share some of my own YouTube tips with you. Read on for how to embed a video in a blog (or other Web page), use YouTube as a

Published on: June 29th, 2011 Rick Broida

Al-Jazeera, Globe and Mail share 7 tips for online community success

The explosion of social media adoption in the last five years has pushed to the forefront the importance to businesses of online communities in developing an overall brand strategy.As media outfits of all

Published on: May 27th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Ping on its way to becoming a spammers’ haven?

In less than 48 hours Ping netted over one million users. But will its success also become a source of woe for Apple's new music-focused social networking service?Ping is barely a week old

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

YouTube hacked, Justin Bieber’s account targeted

Malicious hackers attacked Google's YouTube on Sunday, exploiting a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on the ultra-popular video sharing site, hitting primarily sections where users post comments."Comments were temporarily hidden by default within an

Published on: July 7th, 2010 Amy Helen Johnson, Juan Carlos Perez and Sharon Gaudin

Pepsi overcomes urban legend for successful Facebook page

Before Facebook, Pepsi Canada probably never had to worry about false complaints claiming their cans to be “an assault on God,” but now those comments are posted publicly for the world to see.The

Published on: June 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

‘Like’ the new IT Business Facebook page

We've covered Facebook from a lot of different angles – how to use it for marketing, how to use it to get hired (and not to get hired), how to manage your reputation

Published on: June 7th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to succeed when deploying social media for the workplace

Mention a phrase with the word "social" in it, and many CIOs will cringe. It elicits visions of data breaches, privacy nightmares and unproductive Gen Y staffers. But whether you like it or

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Kristin Burnham

Do a Control-Alt-Delete on past marketing methods, says Canadian expert

The new social media world demands new ways of marketing and there is no going back to traditional methods, says Mitch Joel, president of Montreal-based Twist Image. Joel harkens back to a memorable

Published on: March 3rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Reader’s revenge: iPhone vs. BlackBerry revisited

In comparing the RIM BlackBerry Bold to the Apple iPhone 3G, after a month-long test of each, I declared that it was time to bury the Blackberry, as it was mediocre in its

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Galen Gruman

Ballmer’s Mac gibes make Apple lovers livid

It can't be easy having nearly every word you say in public quoted and scrutinized. But such is the life of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Redmond's oft-ridiculed head honcho has been known to

Published on: April 16th, 2009

Beware of firing employees for negative Facebook comments

With social networks, we're all instant publishers of information. If you say something about your employer over Facebook or Twitter, you should be prepared to own up to the consequences. But companies would

Published on: March 16th, 2009 C.G. Lynch