During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Andrew Lavigne followed a group of various social media users around the city to see how the digital world impacted the Games and their daily lives. The result is With Glowing Hearts. A unique documentary that, being funded by grassroots campaigns and screenings by donation, is finally ready for […]
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The power of social media is growing every day when it comes to communicating across borders and raising awareness for issues in our own communities. To celebrate these networks there will be a special event in Vancouver April 5th called #NetCulture: Stories of Culture and Diversity in Social Media. Photo credit: wonderwebby on Flickr Stories […]
With everyone in business now realizing that social media cannot be ignored, training sessions, tutorials, and conference are popping up like crocuses in March. However, what makes a conference stand out for me is the lineup of speakers. How long have they been using social media? Do they practice what they preach? Do they have […]
During the Vancouver 2010 Games, everyone became a reporter in their own way. Photos, videos, podcasts, tweets, and Facebook updates allowed anyone in town to share what they were experiencing with the rest of the world. While all of the high-fives were happening and the streets flowed with flags and colours of all nations, Andrew […]
Next week Marc Smith – event planner extraordinaire – from Amuse Consulting will be hosting a social media seminar: “How to use Twitter & Facebook to Raise Your Profile & Increase Business“. Marc’s not a self-proclaimed social media “guru” or “expert” but he is a small business owner who has grown his audience, reach, and […]
Last September, Foursquare launched in Vancouver. This location-based social network allows users to “check-in” to the places and businesses they frequent, with applications available for iPhone and Blackberry. If you “check-in” more than anyone else to a certain location and you could become its “Mayor”. The concept is to inform your friends while also collecting […]