‘United Breaks Guitars’ musician now a social media rock star

Usually airplane passengers are relieved when a flight lands, but when Dave Carroll overhead someone exclaim “My God, they're throwing guitars out there,” at the end of his United Airlines flight from Halifax

Published on: March 15th, 2011 Brian Jackson

YouTube Canada’s top 10 videos of 2010

Step aside Google Zeitgeist -- it's YouTube's turn to show off the top 10 videos added to the video sharing site in 2010. People watched more than 700 billion videos on YouTube this

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Ian Paul

6 YouTube mistakes and how to fix them

YouTube is an excellent way of informing others about your products, but it's surprising how many video clips involve the same fundamental errors--everything from interjecting speech with "um," to allowing the camera to

Published on: November 29th, 2010 Keir Thomas

Google adds 60 services to Google Apps

If you've been using Google Apps for work and other Google services for play, then you know the annoyance of juggling two accounts within one browser. That hassle ended Thursday as Mountain View

Published on: November 19th, 2010 Joan Goodchild

Windows Movie Maker: guide to free and easy video editing

Video is everywhere these days. More and more websites are including video content, while video-hosting site YouTube is the third most popular web destination after Google and Facebook. The cost of shooting video

Published on: November 4th, 2010 James Morris

Insurance brokers need more Facebook friends, say experts

Fast-paced technology changes and social networking trends such as using Facebook for business have many Canadian insurance brokers in a quandary. “Brokers are having a difficult time adopting to technology because change is

Published on: September 29th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

YouTube experiment hints at live streaming for the masses

Google's YouTube division is testing the waters of offering a live video streaming channel that gives third parties the capability to broadcast live programming on the Web. Starting this Monday and Tuesday at

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Ian Paul

YouTube users worldwide gear up for historic cinematic venture

If you frequently post videos to YouTube, it's more than likely that – at some point – you've harboured thoughts of producing your own blockbuster.Now such ideas can no longer be dismissed as

Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

YouTube hacked, Justin Bieber’s account targeted

Malicious hackers attacked Google's YouTube on Sunday, exploiting a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on the ultra-popular video sharing site, hitting primarily sections where users post comments."Comments were temporarily hidden by default within an

Published on: July 7th, 2010 Amy Helen Johnson, Juan Carlos Perez and Sharon Gaudin

Will YouTube kill the networks?

 When YouTube first came on the scene it was dismissed by mainstream communicators as one of those blips on the radar screen that would soon pass on.  How wrong can you be?  Today

Published on: June 21st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Biker embarks on social media-driven trek across Canada

Thanks to Olivier Kerebel, I'll never think of the French as pinky-pointed tea-sipping, croissant-nibbling wimps again. Instead, I'll think of Olivier's epic thigh-busting bike ride across Canada that he's recently launch from Toronto's

Published on: June 2nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Toronto’s G(irls)20 summit goes global with Google Moderator

A Toronto conference for young women involved in education, healthcare and anti-poverty programs is quickly gaining international attention.G(irls)20 Summit owes its global exposure, in large measure, to social media technology - specifically a

Published on: May 18th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Canadian armed forces delve deeper into social networking

Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) is currently working with a simulation and modeling firm to investigate social networking technologies and eventually develop internal prototypes for the military. DND's project with CAE Professional

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Twitter – more a hot news site than a social network

While Twitter tends to get lumped in with other social-networking sites, a group of Korean researchers has analyzed how people use the service and found that it more closely resembles a traditional news

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Joab Jackson