Hashtag Trending – Twitter posts a profit; Samsung and Roku Smart TV owners beware; Amazon Whole Foods groceries

Twitter posts a profit but struggles to attract new users, Samsung and Roku smart TVs are vulnerable to hacking, and Amazon starts delivering Whole Foods. There’s a lot of chatter about Twitter’s first-ever

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

Twitter struggles to gain new users while revenue jumps

Twitter’s total number of monthly active users showed no increase from the previous quarter, but its overall revenue certainly did. Despite a stagnant number of monthly active users - 330 million to be

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Twitter takeover rumours; Assange’s freedom; Google Bulletin

Rumours that Salesforce might buy Twitter are revived. The founder of WikiLeaks has a bad toothache. And Google looks to enter the local news space. Could Salesforce be planning to buy Twitter? No,

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Best sports stories of 2017 – Tech in Sports Ep. 24

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including a hockey player paid exclusively in Bitcoin, a fan-controlled football league, the top mentioned Canadian athletes

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Twitter starts enforcing new rules to reduce hateful and abusive content

Twitter Inc. is enforcing updates to its rules regarding abusive and hateful content - meaning that users with accounts that threaten others through their profile images or headers will have to remove them.

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Alex Coop

Trudeau, Bieber and Blue Jays top Twitter Canada in 2017

Justin Trudeau, Justin Bieber and the Toronto Blue Jays reached major milestones this year on Twitter, accumulating millions of new followers and mentions throughout 2017. Trudeau, who had the most mentions by Canadian

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Alex Coop

Meet the Toronto startup helping Twitter Canada broadcast live tweets on digital billboards

A Toronto-based startup is helping Twitter Canada and its partners bring their messages to greater heights - literally. Founded in 2013, Dive Networks advertises itself as a creator of real-time news networks for

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter has been overstating the size of its user base since 2014

Twitter Inc. has admitted to incorrectly reporting its single most important metric, monthly active users (MAUs), for nearly three years. To the social media icon's credit, this admission wasn't the result of an

Published on: October 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Predicting the 2018 NBA champion – Tech in Sports Ep. 14

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including the world's largest in-arena scoreboard. Then they debate what the data tells us about who will

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Here’s how to take advantage of Twitter’s new 280-character limit

Twitter Inc. is tentatively giving certain users - those who are chosen and others who resort to subterfuge - more room to express themselves. The social media icon announced Wednesday that it was

Published on: September 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The Business Leadership Podcast: Kirstine Stewart, Chief Strategy Officer at Diply

Kirstine is the Chief Strategy Officer for Diply, a content platform with over 1 billion monthly Video views and 34 million monthly unique U.S. visitors and is ranked (Alexa) #16 U.S. website by

Published on: September 26th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

7 year old uses a 3D printed hand to throw a baseball and the MLB is onboard

[UPDATE: It has been announced that Dawson will throw out the first pitch of Game 4 of the 2017 World Series.] Never say Twitter can't be used for good! 7 year old Hailey Dawson

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

Twitter Canada head steps down

Twitter Canada is unexpectedly searching for a new leader after managing director Rory Capern announced that he's stepping down. Capern made the announcement - how else? - in a tweet posted Wednesday morning,

Published on: August 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google reveals new look for calendar, Trump blasts former council CEOs on Twitter

Google has revealed a new look for its calendar app, Samsung has released a snazzy new portable hard drive, and Donald Trump uses his favourite platform to curse the CEOs quitting his American

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood