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

Startup visa pilot program to become permanent, federal government reveals

A four-year-old pilot program aimed at helping immigrants launch startups in Canada is becoming permanent, the federal government announced Friday. During a conference held at the Ryerson DMZ, federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees

Published on: July 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter fails to add new users in latest quarterly results

Twitter Inc. has much to celebrate when it comes to advertising revenue, but its latest quarterly results also illustrate an inescapable fact: the social media icon is having trouble attracting new users. In

Published on: July 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter tags Goldman Sachs vet as CFO

Social media icon Twitter Inc. has hired Ned Segal as its new chief financial officer. Segal has most recently been serving as the senior vice president of finance for the small business group

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Twitter highlights 40 Canadian execs who stand out on social media – and how you can too

Social media can be a valuable tool for executives looking to boost their company's public profile - and Twitter Canada managing director Rory Capern has a list that proves it. In a June

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Futurist warns municipalities to adapt to the 21st century – or be left behind

WINDSOR, ON. - Facing a room full of municipal IT staff, futurist Jim Carroll warned that too many of Canada’s towns and cities are falling behind when it comes to entering the 21st

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone returns to the nest

Another Twitter Inc. co-founder is following CEO Jack Dorsey back to the company after an extended absence. In a May 16 post on Medium Christopher "Biz" Stone did not specify his new role

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter’s active daily usage rose by 14% year-over-year last quarter

It may seem like whenever Twitter Inc. is in the news it's rarely for a good reason, but the company's latest earnings report has given it something to smile about. During the first

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Tech giants band together to help a kid get a year of free chicken nuggets

How much do you love chicken nuggets? Or any food, for that matter? Enough to pester complete strangers – 18 million of them – on the Internet to vouch for you? That’s what

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Anti-Trump McDonald’s tweet a cautionary tale for social media managers

The explicitly anti-Donald Trump message tweeted by the official McDonald's Twitter account on Thursday morning, and its viral aftermath, provides a timely reminder that business leaders need to focus on ensuring both the

Published on: March 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Here’s how Facebook, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2017

Users logging into Facebook this morning were greeted by a distinctive image: Five women in shadow, of multiple ethnicities and styles of dress, waiting in line to catch the stars. It was only

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Here are the brands that won the most social media buzz on Oscar night

Even with a ceremony capped by the unprecedented spectacle of the wrong producers accepting the evening's biggest award before realizing something was wrong, the true winners at this year's Oscars remain the brands

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood