Tag Archives: Twitter

What’s new: week of June 20, 2013 – Instagram launches video and the adtag is born

The rumours are true. Today, Instagram announced it’s adding video to its platform, currently home to 130 million monthly users. The goal is to offer motion while staying true to their core principles of simplicity, beautiful images and community. So … Continue reading

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What’s new – week of May 1, 2013

So a big TV programming exec jumps ship and moves to Twitter… Seems like that says a lot about where new and mainstream media could be heading. Here’s this week’s recap: The news in Canada is not only that Twitter’s … Continue reading

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What’s new – week of April 24, 2013

In the last week, we saw a fair bit of activity on the mobile front by some of the bigger social networks – and especially Twitter. Here’s a recap of what’s new: Twitter Yesterday the AP Twitter account was hacked … Continue reading

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Are you socially insecure, part two

Last week I wrote about online security and how important it is to change passwords in order to safeguard your accounts and privacy. Now I want to talk about that other type of insecurity – the psychological kind. As individuals … Continue reading

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Are you socially insecure?

Many of us are – insecure, that is – though we may not realize it. And I’m not referring to our personal psychological states (maybe in another post). Last Friday evening, I got an email from Twitter saying my account … Continue reading

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Chirp Guide: a ‘TV listing’ for live-tweeting events

With all the chats, hashtags and events being shared in real time, it’s more challenging than ever to wade through the streams and discover topics of interest. Enter Chirp Guide, a new platform still in beta, founded by Rob Schutz. … Continue reading

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Two tips for safer tweeting

Last week during the U.S. presidential debate, KitchenAid got into hot water when one of its staff tweeted a rude, snarky comment from the corporate account, rather than using a personal one. You can read more about it from Gini … Continue reading

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Working in Cinerama – wide-screen on the small screen

OK, I’m not exactly referring to the┬ámovie viewing experience of the ’50s. But I am thinking wide-screen. We know our social/digital world is a visual one and as marketers and communicators we need to tell graphic stories (but not that … Continue reading

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What’s your approach to social media?

Though we’ve gotta say goodbye for the summer… As we head into the last long weekend before fall (my favourite time of year), I thought it’s a good time to reprise the blog post I wrote on the ways we … Continue reading

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Portrait of the artist – all it takes is one tweet…and talent

For the past year or so, my son, Jacob, has been creating and producing tracks – house music, as he calls it – electronic music in my world. He’s been uploading them to SoundCloud, sharing them with friends and slowly … Continue reading

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