4th April 2014

HootSuite’s Game of Thrones #GameofSocial

HootSuiteA year ago HootSuite showed just how much the company’s employees love Game of Thrones with their Social Media Winter is Coming infographic (see below). The infographic was a visual representation of the quiet battles being fought between many social networks, who were building walls and blocking access between their respective sites and apps. That graphic was a hit with the social media community, so HootSuite’s people knew they had to take things up a notch for this season’s premiere. Enter the Game of Social Thrones video. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2014

Industry Minister James Moore Reveals Digital Canada 150 Initiative

Government of CanadaIn a presentation held at OpenText, Industry Minister James Moore has unveiled Digital Canada 150, an ambitious path forward for Canadians to take full advantage of the opportunities of the digital age. Digital Canada 150 encompasses 39 new initiatives that build on the Canadian government’s successful measures for a more connected Canada. It is based on 250 submissions that were received from more than 2,000 Canadians who registered to participate in online consultations held over three months in 2010. Hopefully it carries more weight and substance than the promise that the Conservatives would support the CBC by “maintaining or increasing” the network’s budget. Which it didn’t. Which meant the cancellation of shows we don’t want cancelled. But that’s another argument. In fact this announcement in and of itself raises new arguments. I feel a rant an editorial fighting to get out. Read the rest of this entry »

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