Are you ready for Facebook Pages’ new rules?

by Stuart Crawford By now, we all know the power of social media. A Facebook page is one of many “must have” tools for every business’ marketing toolbox. But just having a Facebook

Published on: March 29th, 2012 Stuart Crawford

From Eqentia to Engagio: why entrepreneurs should have ‘blurry vision’

Social media entrepreneur William Mougayar loves to comment – on almost anything and almost anywhere. So it’s probably no surprise that his latest venture, Engagio, is all about enabling people to gather all

Published on: March 29th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Facebook Timeline: real answers to 4 common questions

As Facebook switches another wave of resistant users over to Timeline, I've noticed a number of questions--and misguided assumptions--popping up in my News Feed. These posts range from, "Warning! Facebook is making everything

Published on: March 28th, 2012 Kristin Burnham

Forget Facebook, face-to-face networking still best for business: survey

Businesses today might have more social networking tools than ever to help find new customers, but they still prefer face-to-face networking, a new survey shows.Seventy-seven per cent of Canadian business managers said the

Published on: March 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Research shows Pinterest beats Twitter in referral traffic

Web-based bulletin board Pinterest now drives more referral traffic to other sites than microblogging site Twitter, according to a recent online sharing tool Shareaholic. Shareaholic's numbers indicate that Pinterest beat Twitter during the

Published on: March 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Watch out for big changes in Twitter’s Brand Pages

Twitter plans to build in social experience features such as e-commerce, contests and sweepstakes to Brand Pages, its landing pages for marketers that pay for ads on the network, according to reports.The site

Published on: March 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Five inspiring startups from CEBIT 2012

HANNOVER, Germany – When you're surrounded by more than 4,000 other companies at the world's biggest IT trade show, it's not easy for the innovative startups to stand out. One solution? Let prospective

Published on: March 6th, 2012 Shane Schick

Pinterest basics

By now you've probably heard of Pinterest. If not, it's only a matter of time. In a mere two months or so, the social network has gone from little-known beta startup to hottest

Published on: March 6th, 2012 Rick Broida

Pirate Party fires broadside on mining company over Facebook lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by Taseko Mining Ltd. against an environmental group over the organization's Facebook posts and Web site updates, is an attempt to silence online criticism, according to the Pirate Party of

Published on: March 2nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New Facebook Pages now more like Timeline

Facebook will be releasing a redesigned Facebook Pages that will feature tools similar to those used by Timeline, the profile layout change introduced by the social networking site last September. Facebook Pages is

Published on: February 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Facebook Insights to appear in real-time

Page performance data on Facebook will begin showing in real-time rather than the usual 48 hours according to a report from technology news site TechCrunch. Work on getting Insights to show real-tme results

Published on: February 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Web site reunites Montreal couple with their long lost photos

When Montreal residents Shoshana and her husband Dez visited the New York City area in 2008 and lost a tiny 512MB SD card from their Canon PowerShot camera, they were heartbroken. Some 140

Published on: February 24th, 2012 Zohra Ashpari

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