Social Media


Vine Turns One. Here Are the Highlights

Vine Turns One. Here Are the Highlights

Twitter’s mobile app Vine turned one on Jan. 24th, and what’s a first year anniversary celebration without a look back at a few things that have come to define the service since its launch. This unique form of video creation...
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Executive Insight From Twitter’s Kirstine Stewart

Earlier this month we hit a Women of Influence luncheon where media executive Kirstine Stewart, Managing Director and Head of Twitter Canada, shared her seasoned insight on business, women in the workforce and what makes an effective leader today. She also let us in on what it’s like to work at a company like Twitter
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#FairmontCows Make Their Way Around the World for a Good Cause

Here’s a great story about social media being used for a great cause. It involves a flood, several cows and a few creative personalities. Intrigued? Thought so. Here's how they all combined in what turned out to be a global initiativ
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Socialnomics Author Erik Qualman Talks Social Media and Influence

Erik Qualman, author of Socialnomics, an award-winning book on the power of influence, as well as a TEDx speaker, reveals that nearly one in five Canadians report that social media has made them more influential. According to him, the power and influence of word of mouth is turning to “world of mouth"
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Selfies: Enough Please!

Pucker your lips, bat your eyes, stare at your phone and put your duck face on. SNAP! Take your picture! It is time, once and for all, to break the silence and confront this abnormally self-centered trend that has been annoyingly invading our social networks
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Don't Get Faked by the Facebook Fakes

Lately, someone has been taking the fun out of our Facebook account, managing to creep us out, annoy us and make us question the visibility of our online presence in the process.
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Is Silence Golden During the Social Media Age?

I'm a fairly private person. I don't like strangers knowing much about me. Even my acquaintances have limited information about my life. Ok, full disclosure here: I’ve been with good friends, on my birthday, and they have not known that I was privately celebrating the fact that I was moving into another year. A bit extreme, perhaps. So, one can probably envision the challenge that I’m experiencing with social media, a party I was rather late in arriving
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Sunny Lenarduzzi: Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur

Sunny Lenarduzzi talks for a living, both as the host of Beer Money on City TV and as the Social Media Host for Breakfast Television Edmonton. What was the inspiration behind her career path? Find out in today's profile
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Here's How to Take the Perfect Selfie

It started with Facebook and has only been encouraged by every form of social media that followed in its wake. We’re talking about the beloved selfie. Young professionals (YPs) love to take selfies; in the car, on a boat, in the hair salon or even at the desk
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Facebook Algorithm Tweak Orders News by Popularity

Facebook has revealed yet another new update to its News Feed, announcing that posts will be shown more prominently for longer if they are popular. They have also made it easier to stalk your crush
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