Social Media

Tweets can land you in court, but now there's cyber insurance to bail you out

As an increasing number of tweets and Facebook postings speed onto the information superhighway, some will inevitably crash and burn. But unlike drivers caught in a car wreck, users behind careless...

Federal parties get a Facebook fail

Heavy-handed social media campaigns leave young voters cold

Generation social media

A large crowd packed into the Alice McKay Room at the downtown Vancouver Public Library last night for #NETCulture: Stories of Culture and Diversity in Social Media. The forum featured talks by...

Inside #NetCulture with Lead Organizer Ajay Puri: Part II

TB: Crossleft.org founder and activist Kety Esquivel is your Keynote Speaker — can you talk about why you choose her and how she will frame the evening's discussion? AP: I reached out to...

Inside #NetCulture with Lead Organizer Ajay Puri: Part I

I had a chance to sit down with lead organizer Ajay Puri and ask him a few questions about #NetCulture. The following is the first installment in a two-part series.

Social media: where everyone has status

Last week, Delvinia and Environics Analytics published a new online study about Canadians’ social media habits. Among other trends, the study revealed the high rate of adoption of tools like Facebook...

Lady Gaga raises $250,000 in 48 hours

Monsters, rejoice. In order to help Japan's earthquake and tsunami victims,  Lady Gaga (a.k.a mother monster) spun her creative wheels and turned to design.

Sixth Annual Women in Film Festival Vancouver

Look for great film screenings and useful industry workshops at the VWIFF.

Festival Express Redux: a cross-Canada train trip exploring art, culture, media and business

How do we spark intellectual and cultural exchange across industries? Hop aboard the Festival Express Redux – an interdisciplinary, cross-Canada train trip exploring art, culture, media and business.

Rethinking our relationship with brands

Do you feel helpless amidst the battle of the brands? Author and branding consultant Bruce Philp pushes readers to reconsider the relationship between consumers and corporations.