Six Tweet tips to get the most from your Twitter search

It's easy to miss little gems of information on Twitter, the social networking service that allows users to exchange short messages. Because we all can't spend hours in front of the service, we

Published on: April 6th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

How to become the pied piper of Twitter

How do you get on Twitter's suggested follow list? It all comes down to a gut check, according to Twitter. In a post on Twitter's official blog, co-founder Biz Stone explained Twitter's process

Published on: March 27th, 2009 Ian Paul and Carrie-Ann Skinner

Five tips for savvy marketing on social networks

Around five years ago, online marketing usually meant sending out tons of e-mail, or creating a Web site that showcased your products. Mass and targeted e-mail marketing still produce results, research shows, and

Published on: March 27th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Researchers devise attack that could pulverize Twitter

Computer security researchers have devised a new Twitter attack that they say could spread virally, much like a worm on the microblogging service. The attack, posted online Thursday by researchers at Secure Science,

Published on: March 23rd, 2009 Robert McMillan

Canadians struggle mightily to manage multiple online personas

Socializing online is more than a pursuit for Canadians – it's a passion, a recent survey suggests. Most Canadians spend more than three hours a day online, and manage an average of seven

Published on: March 17th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

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

Twitter over SMS back in Canada … but will those Tweets cost you?

There was a time when all Canadians could freely send and receive tweets via a text message on their mobile phone. But no longer. For a while, the service was absent completely. But

Published on: March 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Facebook redesigns services to out Tweet Twitter

Twitter Inc. is at a critical juncture now that the popular Facebook Inc. has redesigned its services to, well, be a lot more like Twitter, according to analysts.Facebook announced late yesterday that its

Published on: March 9th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin and Michelle MacLeod

Eight free user-friendly apps to help you in your job hunt

Everyone is trying to save money these days, whether they're employed or unemployed. So what does the job seeker on a budget do when he or she needs new software? In addition to

Published on: March 5th, 2009 Meridith Levinson and C.G. Lynch

Twitterfall – the coolest thing since sliced bread

Twitter is the place to go for idle Internet chatter -- for example, what could be more fun than following a Congressional representative who twitters about President Obama's speech in real time? However,

Published on: March 5th, 2009 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols and Abbie Lundberg

Success coach shows how anyone can be an innovator

Guy Kawasaki is busy. He's a founding partner of seed-stage and early-stage venture capital fund Garage Technology Ventures, co-founder of "online magazine rack" Alltop, and author of nine books, including Reality Check and

Published on: March 2nd, 2009 Diann Daniel

How to use Twitter to recruit the right talent

Read related stories:How to Twitter your way to marketing success Top five Twitter techniques to promote your business and products As Twitter grows in popularity, companies worldwide are discovering new and useful business

Published on: February 26th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Seven technologies that changed life – and business – for good

Today life without a cell phone, a laptop or an Internet connection seems unthinkable. Tech has infiltrated daily life in so many ways that it's hard to remember entire generations found ways to

Published on: February 20th, 2009 Jeff Radecki