Social Media Week Toronto 2013

Social Media Week Toronto 2013 #SMWTO via @communityagency

This week marked the 4th annual Social Media Week in Toronto. Sponsored globally by Nokia, the week long event was free to attend and featured an array of speakers and topics related to how social media affects journalism, television, gadgets, psychology, marketing, and more. This year’s venue was the Windsor Arms Hotel located in Yorkville […]

Facebook Launches Trends- Homage to Twitter?

Facebook ads trends a la Twitter via @communityagency

In a move to build the foundation for yet another ad product, Facebook launched Trends. The groundwork for Facebook trends was set out 2 months ago after the implantation of hashtag functionality. On August 7th, a Facebook rep told Mashable “Today we started running a small test that displays topics trending on Facebook. It is […]

Twitter Launches News Feature “headlines”

Twitter headlines

It’s not secret that the Internet and social media have transformed the state of the current newsroom nor that social networks have empowered everyday people and brands to possess journalistic capabilities such as breaking news and curating it for their fans or followers. Always on the forefront of culture and societal advancements, Twitter has just […]

One Second on The Internet

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Do you ever think about the amount of data that gets published or shared to the internet each day? What about each second? I love data visualization so finding the site “One Second on the Internet” was pretty neat. The site visualizes the data published to our fav social media  networks (Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, Instagram, […]

4th Annual Social Media Day

4th Annual Social Media Day By Mashable

On June 30th, Mashable is celebrating the 4th year of their annual Social Media Day, an industry recognized event, self described as “a global celebration of the technological advancements that enable everyone to connect with real-time information, communicate from miles apart and have their voices be heard.” Individuals who volunteer to organize and host their […]