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Vancouver Mashable Meetup for Social Media Day

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today is Social Media Day around the world as initiated by the top social media resource (and most influential Twitter account on the planet) Mashable. While Vancouver hasn’t officially declared today “Social Media Day in Vancouver” like they did in Victoria, the social media community is hosting a meetup to get together and celebrate. It’s […]

Quit Facebook Day is May 31

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo by: John Bollwitt To many people, Facebook is the internet. It’s open in a browser throughout the day, it could be their home screen, and on average users are connected to 130 “friends” at a time [Facebook: Stats]. However, even with close to 400 million users (11 million in Canada alone) Facebook isn’t on […]

Social Media Directory for Ski Season

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I woke up to see a new Twitter update from @MtSeymourRoad: Ski and snowboard season is just around the corner and as Metro Vancouver prepares for another blustery winter, the local hills are getting ready to welcome the Olympic-sized crowds that will be flocking to the hills. Here’s how many of them are […]

Facebook Terms of Service Update

Comments 20 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m always hesitant to grant permission to aggregator sites to redistribute my content, I mean I license my entire site under a Creative Commons License although sometimes those “attribution” or “non-commercial” bits get lost in the shuffle. One thing I never did was republish my content on Facebook as well, knowing that they would probably […]

Facebook Awards: Developer and Design Garage Live Blog Tonight

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second Facebook Developer & Design Garage (and Facebook Awards) will be kicking off tonight at 6:00pm sharp over at the Vancouver Film School on Homer. Doors open at 5:30pm and space is limited to 100, so be sure to come on time. Here’s a sampling of what we’ll see tonight (and for more background, […]

Facebook Awards: Updates and Speakers

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been several months in the making and now we’re less than two weeks away from the first ever Facebook Awards that will take place at the Vancouver Facebook Developer (and Design) Garage. The ever-fabulous Megan Cole (who was also named as one of Vancouver’s Tech Women to Watch in 2008) will be moderating the […]