Hashtag Trending – Youtube business insights; SnapChat’s new competition; Amazon layoffs

Youtube finally talks about the Logan Paul controversy - on Youtube. Google launches a SnapChat competitor, but SnapChat is totally not worried. And Amazon announces corporate layoffs. Popular on Youtube, an interview the

Published on: February 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Apple in troubles; YouTube backlash; GE not looking good

Apple is in trouble again due to poor working conditions. YouTube slashes advertising from thousands of channels, and things aren’t looking good for General Electric.

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Net Neutrality vote this week, Google targets Spotify and Apple Music, Top 2017 search terms on Google

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will be voting on the fate of net neutrality this week, Google is planning to create an app that will rival Spotify and Apple Music, and look out

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Google wars with Amazon over YouTube, Google to hire 10,000 to fight extremism, Android 8.1

Google has once again pulled YouTube from Amazon services such as FireTV and plans to appointed a staff of 10,000 to weed out extremist content on YouTube. Plus, Android 8.1 is out today.

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Time to market to the individual and not the masses

Company engineers, designers and marketers are coming up with some fantastic products and product ideas.  They’re just having a helluva’ time convincing folks that they’ve gotta’ have them. They’ve gotten increasingly good at

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Max Spindle

Can social media really impact sales?

Recently I read a piece in Ad Age that said all of Coca-Cola’s social media buzz efforts  didn’t help sales … zip, zero, nada. O.K., not quite that bad. It rang up a

Published on: June 16th, 2016 Max Spindle

Why social media is the single biggest culture shift of our time

MONTREAL – After the Cisco Velocity conference ended the talk circulating around the halls from channel marketing professionals was: Who is Gary Vaynerchuk? Looking at Vaynerchuk's career you can describe him as an

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Social media’s instant reach threatens email

Just as the Internet turned 40, a “Wall Street Journal” article suggested email was “over the hill.” Today’s online tools enable folks to instantly reach a wider audience (Facebook, LinkedIn, other social networking

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Max Spindle

Video is sucking up bandwidth at alarming rates

Every minute, people around the globe upload 30 hours of video and more than 1.3 million viewers are on YouTube. So much video content is going across the internet every second that in

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Max Spindle

Silicon Valley isn’t the real world

When you live in Silicon Valley, it’s sometimes tough to realize that this isn’t the real world. You know, high-speed Internet connections everywhere, enjoying 4G LTE (long term evolution) mobile service, everyone carrying

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Max Spindle

With social media, numbers don’t matter; people do

People use social media to connect with friends, family and people of similar interests while social media experts focus on racking up numbers. Firms are coming to grips with the fact that the

Published on: March 13th, 2014 Max Spindle

The online office transition

Tim Berners-Lee had no idea how huge his concoction was going to be when he unleashed the Web on the world. All he wanted to do was make it possible for researchers to

Published on: February 6th, 2014 Max Spindle

LinkedIn the preferred social media platform for channel partners

Marketing has long been a challenge for many channel partners, especially for the smaller solution providers and resellers lacking extensive marketing resources. Social networking tools are changing that though, allowing partners to cost-effectively

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Are we risking an Internet arms race?

As speculation mounts that executives from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) are talking about leaving China over hacking allegations and censorship, some Canadian experts are concerned Internet freedom may be taking a back seat

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Greg Meckbach