Hashtag Trending, June 11, 2021 – Facebook’s Sex Trafficking Underbelly; Antitrust bills could reshape Big Tech; Fastly Clears the Air

Report finds Facebook rampant with sex trafficking, an antitrust law that could reshape Big Tech, and Fastly releases a statement It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: June 11th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 4, 2021- Twitter Blue launches in Canada; Self-driving trucks make progress; Survey says workers will quit without hybrid work model

Twitter launches a new subscription service, self-driving trucks are slowly hitting the roads, and employees are considering quitting their jobs if employers aren’t flexible about remote work. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s

Published on: June 4th, 2021 Alex Coop

Twitter rebrands ad suite, talks platform safety

During its Q2 media briefing, Twitter unveiled changes to its products for advertisers and provided an update on the contentious issue of safety on its platform. If you were confused by Twitter's many

Published on: April 16th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Cyber Security Today, April 5, 2021 – Twitter users’ phone numbers and email addresses are now free, and check the integrity of your IT supply chain

Hundreds of millions of Twitter users’ phone numbers and email addresses are now free, and check the integrity of your IT supply chain. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday, April 5. I'm

Published on: April 5th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Twitter to launch new engineering hub in Toronto

Twitter is building its first Canadian engineering team, adding dozens of new members to its office in downtown Toronto in the coming months, the company announced today.  The company says it's still determining

Published on: March 4th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Tweets show upcoming trends for marketers, says Twitter Canada

Chief marketing officers are always looking around for trends to exploit for brand campaigns. According to Twitter Canada, the best place to look is on its platform, where trends are evident from the

Published on: January 31st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Twitter to introduce features to limit replies on the compose screen

Twitter, at CES 2020, announced that it will put options to stop and restrict people replying to tweets. This means that Twitter users will soon have more control over who can reply to

Published on: January 9th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal


Twitter says it will no longer accept political advertising on its platform

Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey made a surprise announcement this afternoon, telling the world on Twitter that the social media site is stopping all political advertising on its platform. We’ve made the

Published on: October 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Baltimore held hostage; Google Glass comeback; Google AI bests radiologists

Hackers hold Baltimore for ransom, Google Glass is making a comeback, and Google’s AI improves accuracy of lung cancer diagnosis. There’s a lot of chatter on Reddit about a group of hackers demanding

Published on: May 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Collision in Toronto; Digital Charter; U.S. delays Huawei blacklisting

Thousands descend upon Toronto’s Collision technology conference, Canada announces its new Digital Charter to bolster privacy and security, and the U.S. says it will delay adding Huawei to a trade blacklist for 90

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Twitter won’t ban white supremacists; Amazon’s robo-firing; UBC engineers develop anti-ice windshield material

Twitter won't ban white supremacists for fear of hurting Republican politicians; automated firing systems in place at Amazon; Engineers at UBC develop anti-ice windshield material An employee of Twitter has spoken out about

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – YouTube flags Notre Dame; 3D printed prosthetics; Your first computer

YouTube flags the Notre Dame fire as misinformation, a 24-year-old engineer is changing lives with his 3D printed prosthetic limbs, and Twitter goes down memory lane.   Reddit users are pointing out how

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – A 3D-printed heart; Russian forces mess with GPS systems; The Galaxy Fold

Scientists unveil the world’s first 3D-printed rabbit-sized heart, a new study highlights Russia’s increasing efforts to hack global navigation satellite systems, and Samsung’s foldable phone is shown off for the first time. A

Published on: April 16th, 2019 Alex Coop