Marketwired Survey Finds Decision-Makers Under 40 Most Likely to Trust and Rely on Social Media to Inform Investment Decisions TORONTO–(Marketwired – May 13, 2013) – A recent ruling by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on social media usage by public companies, paired with the hacking of a Twitter account belonging to The [...]
OTTAWA, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ – Today in Ottawa, Hélène Campbell announced the Give2Live Campaign, a social media effort that uses crowdfunding to support the needs of those waiting for transplants throughout Canada. “Many patients waiting for an organ transplant at Toronto General Hospital and other transplant centres are required to live within two hours [...]
Nicholas Maharaj-Toronto: The Shorty Awards honour the best people and organizations producing short-form, real-time social media content. This is the fifth year for the event was hosted by Felicia Day at the TimesCenter on April, 8th, 2013, New York City. Nicholas Maharaj wrote today about his reflections of being a finalist in this year’s Shorty [...]
KJ Mullins-Toronto: This afternoon Nicholas Maharaj is sweating it out waiting for tonight’s Shorty Awards in New York City. He’s a finalist in the Activism category for his work for Crime Stoppers. The Shorty Awards honour the best people and organizations producing short-form, real-time social media content. This is the fifth year for the event [...]
In 2009 a new social network launched at the National Women’s Show in Toronto called ShesConnect.com. That network is holding their third conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this weekend at the same time the National Women’s Show is taking place. Started by Donna Marie Antoniadis and Mark Grindeland ShesConnected.com allows women to network [...]
KJ Mullins-Toronto: In 2006 journalist Jeff Howe coined the term crowdsoucing in an article for Wired magazine. Crowdsourcing systems are used to accomplish a variety of tasks. It is now a standard model in business but could it become the way of healthcare? That question was tossed around at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts [...]
- New research by Amex finds social savvy consumers have higher service standards – TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ – Social media is a burgeoning channel for customer service with one in five Canadians (18%) having used social media to get a customer service response at least once in the past year. The American Express [...]
OTTAWA, Sept. 4, 2012 /CNW/ – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today expressed support for ‘March 4 Justice’ – a social justice campaign led by Leo Baskatawang whose cross-country walk culminated on Parliament Hill in Ottawa today. “I’ve had the pleasure of meeting with Leo a couple of times during [...]
KJ Mullins-Toronto: When you join cops, social media, the public and ideas together on Twitter you have #copchat. The Twitter group meets every Wednesday night at 9 p.m. EDT to discuss a variety of topics. Today at Toronto Police Headquarters Burrows took time to explain what the chat is all about and how it’s not [...]
KJ Mullins-Toronto: Social Media can have a very dark side where bullies taunt, threaten and endanger another. One example of this appeared recently with the Beat up Anita Sarkeesian game. Anita Sarkeesian is an American blogger who has raised money to research “tropes vs women in videogames” with a Kickstarter project. She now has almost [...]
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