As the realm of Internet Law has been growing, though not nearly as fast as the Internet itself has, more and more people previously innocent are being brought to court for crimes that they are innocently unaware of. Take the case of first-year Carleton University journalism student Zack Bradley from Oshawa, who at age 20 is still a kid, though technically not a minor. He, like many sports fans, decided to rail on sports players and GMs alike, and apparently got on the bad side with ex-Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke. So, what's wrong with blogging and expressing a little freedom of speech? Apparently, a lot.
A while back we were given permission to host and edit a clients' website, built on Wordpress with Multisite functionality. However, for various reasons we were unable to get in touch with the previous developer who had Admin access to the sites. Since we were hosting their website and database, we at least had that. The solution then was to add a new user (us) through the back-end. The question that remained was, how? Here is what we did (Read More)
If I type in the services you provide on Google or Bing, would I find you? If I'm on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn, how would I know you even exist, let alone that I can utilize your product or service? Studies show that 86% of consumers that use search engines to find a local product or service follow up with a phone call, email, or in-store visit. As a business owner, you can not afford to utilize traditional marketing tactics that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars at a time, and that may or may not work.
This year has been a year of changes for online advertising. The most influential social media channel has announced a big modification that will affect several rules regulating the way people promote their businesses on Facebook. Considered a critical strategy, a new mobile media advertisement plan is to be implemented, which will allow companies to send ads to users' smartphones even when the screen is locked.
The Boston Marathon explosion has been massively exposed through social media channels over the past two days. Many people in the area of the bombings circulated information by using Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms.
Given an interruption in service, several people were unable to use their phones in the area and this created another opportunity to show how useful social media can be in a variety of situations. Social media channels were highly useful for those who were near the explosion. Many were able to let family and friends know they were safe.
With the arrival of virtual communities and networks, it is impossible to ignore how social media has impacted the world. Twitter has grown in popularity worldwide and especially among celebrities. Recruiters and job-seekers consider LinkedIn as one of the best ways to make new connections and Facebook has become a normal part of people’s daily routine. These are only a few examples of the growing social media influence in today’s society.
Over 22 Million Canadians have a social media profile, especially on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter.
Toronto is ranked 25th in the world for total number of Facebook users.
92% of Canadian Internet users watch videos online...
Origaudio’s latest product Beets Headphones is getting a lot of social media attention. The product has been promoted on their website and across their social media channels. The product concept was well thought out and the design is fashionable and unique. And what’s making the headphones even cooler is that the company is donating a can of beets with every purchase to a food bank. The Beets Headphones are available in an array of colours including green, pink, red, blue, white and black.