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

Consumer packaged goods & banking lead online advertising spend in Canada

When it comes to spending on online advertising in Canada, the big banks and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers are leading the way, according to two recent reports looking at the Canadian digital

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Facebook paid status now live

Earlier this month, we heard reports that Facebook was gearing up to add a new paid "highlight" feature to give your status updates some increased visibility on users' news feeds. Now it appears

Published on: May 30th, 2012 Kevin Lee

Top brands rule Google+

The number of Google+ fans for the site's top 100 brands grew at a 1,400 per cent pace last month, but almost all of the new followers were concentrated in the top 10

Published on: February 17th, 2012 Brandon Butler

Twitter, American Express to launch self-service advertising platform

Twitter has tied with American Express to offer its merchants and card members early access to an online advertising platform for small businesses that the social networking company is launching in late March,

Published on: February 17th, 2012 John Ribeiro

LinkedIn tip: opt-out of social advertising

Facebook calls them "sponsored stories" and LinkedIn calls them "social ads." And you've likely seen them: small modules in the margin of your screen that promote a company or product with information on

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Kristin Burnham

LinkedIn responds to backlash from new social advertisements

LinkedIn will make changes to a "social advertising" feature that sparked criticism for using members' names and photographs in advertisements on its Web site.After a day of mounting criticism, the social networking service

Published on: August 12th, 2011 James Niccolai