Social logins are becoming increasingly popular, but what does that mean for businesses? A social login—when a user registers for a site by signing into one of their social media accounts instead of creating a new account by filling out a form—benefits both the user and the business, but it pays...read more
Facebook this afternoon reported its first quarterly earnings of the year and the numbers are favourable.read more
On May 5, Twitter's share lockup will expire, meaning executives with big stakes in the company will be free to unload their shares.read more
Racking up nearly six million views in under just a few short days, a video called "Fake Drake" is bound to become one of Jimmy Kimmel's more memorable "I Witness News" segments.read more
This year there are 12 virtual easter eggs laid by Google that internet users can hunt for.read more
Vancouverites may soon have more choices than Starbucks or Tim Hortons if they want to gobble up gigabytes of free data.read more
Last week I was invited to address a room of nearly 100 Toronto entrepreneurs at the Centennial College Centre For Entrepreneurship networking event. The topic of my talk, not surprisingly, was networking. In particular, how to become a "master networker."read more
A class action lawsuit commenced this week in the Ontario Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges that Facebook illicitly intercepted and scanned its users' private messages without their knowledge or consent.read more
When Toronto gives you Rob Ford, you make a video game.
Nick Mostowich and Chris Ngan, a pair of systems design engineering students from the University of Waterloo, have reduced the city’s larger-than-life mayor down to 8-bit size.read more
A study released Monday by the University of Missouri provides some interesting insights about Twitter and Facebook, and the potentially damaging effects they can have on our relationships.
The study, conducted by doctoral student Russell Clayton, reveals that "active Twitter users are far more likely to experience Twitter-related conflict with their romantic partners."read more
Twitter is rolling out a new profile page design that will remind most people of Facebook's current profile page design.
"Moment by moment, your Twitter profile shows the world who you are. Starting today, it will be even easier (and, we think, more fun) to express yourself through a new and improved web profile," says Twitter in a new blog post.read more
HBO last night premiered its latest show, "Silicon Valley," which is about—well, the title is pretty self-explanatory.read more
Modern film critics still have an important place in the moviegoing decision-making process.read more
Just a few short years ago, almost no one owned a smartphone—a fraction of a percentage of the world's population, those select few business elite running BlackBerrys.
Then came the iPhone and Android and a tidal wave of mobile this-and-that and now, not only does everybody and their dog have a smartphone, but one billion humans now actively use Facebook on their mobile devices.read more
Barack Obama was among the first wave of politicans to actively leverage the internet and, particularly, social media—to obvious success, no doubt.
That knowledge was evidently not lost on Christy Clark, whose BC Liberals party this week allowed Facebook to release a case study proving how the Premier's election success was driven in part by a well-executed Facebook campaign.read more