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Since 2010, digital technology has been implemented and featured in many classrooms across North America. Sometimes in small ways but more so in grand ways evolving how students learn. Now is the time for social media to take a seat at he front of the class. We live in innovative times with social media at the forefront,…

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Given the amount of money being thrown at fast-growing startups and social media services, it should come as no surprise that Pinterest raised $200-million last week. The deal gives Pinterest a valuation of $5-billion. Putting aside the $200-million, the most interesting aspect is how Pinterest appears to be positioning itself as a rival to Google….

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What now for Google+? It’s a question back in the spotlight following the departure last week of Vic Gundotra, who had headed up Google+ since 2011. Is Google+ a success? Is Google+ a failure? Will Google move on from Google+? These are difficult questions to answer because it’s a challenge getting a grasp on Google+’s…

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What to Expect from Social Media in 2014

Every year, social media delivers so many surprises and disappointments. It’s completely unreliable and unpredictable terrain. In 2013, good examples were the rise of Instagram and Vine, Twitter going public and the continued dominance of Facebook. By the sheer nature of social media and the competitive landscape, a social media network that rose to prominence in…

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Google+ is a strange beast. On one hand, it’s compelling because it is one of the largest social media networks and, as important, owned, of course, by Google. On the other hand, it is hard for many brands to  understand what Google+ offers compared with Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Yes, it is important to have…

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Big news recently hit the digital world and it could have a major impact on how businesses operate online. The news is focused on Hummingbird, the newest Google algorithm that will have a profound change how search works and what it takes to be ranked. While it is important to understand from the perspective of…

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