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4 Essential Social Media Tips for Brands and Bands

Dani Oliva | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Business
Dani Oliva

Plug Yourself! Photo Credit: Crystal Morris 1. BE CREATIVELY CONSISTENT How do you plug yourself on social media? Create new relevant content on ...

Three Ways to Peaceful Posting

Linda Lauren | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Living
Linda Lauren

Today more than ever it's important to be judicious with what you click on in the fast streams of information and people that pass through your computer. For healthy endorsement and effective peaceful posting, consider the following.

30 Canadian Instagrammers You Need To Follow

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Living

Canada is a pretty great country to take photos in. We have breathtaking scenery, some of the world's best cities, so there's plenty of room for creat...

Why Do Canadians Love the 'Humblebrag' So Much?

Joseph Ottorino | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Living
Joseph Ottorino

You've probably seen the photos and posts before: friends thrilled to attend a party, their Friday night post-work drinks at a new bar, or even selfies with a celebrity. Of course you'd want to show off your amazing experiences to your friends and followers! But to avoid being labeled a humblebragger, try finding the balance for the types of posts you share and avoid faux humility.

Why the New Generation Is Turning Away From Facebook

Erin Bury | Posted 01.07.2015 | Canada Business
Erin Bury

Despite being a tech-savvy Gen Y'er who lives online, sometimes I read an article that makes me feel like I'm being relegated to some "too old to be hip" corner of the internet where only Clint Eastwood and baby boomers hang out. The most glaring instance was an October article in Quartz about the rise of social payments app.

Canadian Guy Transforms Himself Into Beyonce

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Style

A Canadian guy can do Beyonce better than Beyonce! Mina Gerges, who hails from London, Ont., transforms himself into pop divas on his Instagram pag...

Do You Know the Slang Terms of 2014?

Shirley Williams | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
Shirley Williams

Do you know the slang terms that were popular in 2014? Are you ready for 2015? Not sure? Let's do a simple test to find out.

She Dominated Social Media In 2014

Relaxnews | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Music

Pop star Katy Perry takes the top spot among the stars of social media for the year to date. In a ranking taking into account stars' buzz and foll...

In 2014, Why Do We Still Censor Nipples?

Heather Magee | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living
Heather Magee

I have them. You have them. There's nothing foreign or particularly shocking about them. So why, in 2014, are we still faced with so much controversy over the nipple? When will we finally acknowledge they're just nipples?

Ads Coming To Canadian Instagram Streams

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Facebook's popular Instagram photo sharing app will start running ads in Canada soon.Some users may have already seen a message from Instagr...

Why Teens Fleeing Facebook Shouldn't Surprise Us

Nick Cowling | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada Business
Nick Cowling

While trolling parents might be concerned, marketers shouldn't be surprised by the drop in teen Facebook usage. After all, target audience behaviour is never set in stone. It's not the consumer's job to remain loyal, it's the business' job to keep up.

What Social Media Can Teach You About Living a Fuller Life

Kim Smiley | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Living
Kim Smiley

Let me fill you in on a secret: It's because you are too busy focusing on you, your company and your brand. You. You. More you. Forget about yourself for a second. Focus on the scintillating stars around you. They are gorgeous, captivating and brilliant! There is so much to discover. It is there waiting, just like you. All you have to do is open years eyes, click and share.

The Addictive Nature of Instagram

Gillian Farber | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Living
Gillian Farber

Instagram has changed the way people have viewed the world and each other. While some post shameless selfies, others use it for good or to allow people to open their minds to what else is out there.

Have Scooter, Will Travel

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Sorry, everyone, but here is a social media user who puts all of us to shame. Eileen Bry — make that @nana_bry — is an adventurous senior from ...

Back Selfies Are Now A Thing

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Style

It’s official: selfies are taking over the world. While we’ve seen everything from the belfie to the snelfie catch on on social media, the latest ...

A Conversation With YouTube Stars Humble the Poet and Superwoman #Leh

Raji Aujla | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Raji Aujla

YouTube stars Lilly Singh and Kanwer Singh, better known as Superwoman and Humble the Poet sit down with Raji Aujla to talk about the process of creating their viral music video, #Leh.

How Social Media Has Helped My Depression

Sandra Charron | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Living
Sandra Charron

Rather than seeing nothing after I post a particularly bleak tweet or a caption speaking about mental illness, my notifications explode with questions and comments, all curious and positive about this awful invisible assailant. Total strangers will send their love and prayers out to me. Others will thank me for being brave and outspoken.

How to Carve Out Personal Time Away From the Computer

Linda Lauren | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada Living
Linda Lauren

Computers afford us a lot, and social media has its pluses and minuses, but what the Internet can't truly replicate is the spirit when all our senses are engaged and we are participating in life outside the screen. That's what's missing. That's why there's less time for living. Here's how to use social media and create a balance so that you enjoy the moments of living more fully.

The End Of Instagram As We Know It

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Business

Instagram users in Canada are set to see vintage-looking photos interspersed with branded posts as the photo-sharing platform introduces ads later thi...

Go Deal With Your Own Insecurities Instead of Censoring Social Media (NSFW)

Erika Lust | Posted 07.30.2014 | Canada
Erika Lust

Rihanna recently had her Instagram account deleted after posting one of the topless photos from her very racy, very stylish spread in Lui magazine earlier this month. Even though Instagram maintained it was an accident (who in their right mind would piss RiRi off on purpose?) and reinstated the account, it had still been wiped squeaky clean.

What I Learned This Week: The Three-Word Secret to Tourism Success

Andy Nulman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Andy Nulman

Most greeting moves are micro, but their effects are macro.They set the mood and the tone for one's stay, no matter how long and no matter where, be it a few nights in property, two weeks at a destination or even an hour or so at a simple restaurant or attraction.

Photographer's Instagram Account Shut Down For Breastfeeding Picture

CBC | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada Living

A former Winnipegger living in Toronto is battling Instagram after it briefly shut down her account after she posted a photograph of herself breastfe...

How Instragram Made Me an Artist

Taha Muharuma | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada Impact
Taha Muharuma

If you told me four years ago that images taken with my smartphone would be featured in art publications, in exhibitions and appreciated by a loyal following across the globe, I'd say that's crazy. Then along came a digital photo platform (Instagram) that said instant expression was OK and that you could learn as you go. Instantly, when you sign you up, you're an artist.

What I Learned This Week -- The Most Important Thing for Artists to Create

Andy Nulman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada
Andy Nulman

A decade ago, I composed a foreword to a book called "Business Skills for Creative Souls." A corporate primer for artistic types put out by Montreal'...

James Franco Should Have Known, Nothing's Private on the Internet

Lydia Lovric | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Living
Lydia Lovric

James Franco recently came under fire for allegedly flirting with a 17-year-old Scottish girl, via Instagram. "I'm embarrassed, and I guess I'm just a model of how social media is tricky," explained Franco."It's a way people meet each other today, but what I've learned...you don't know who's on the other end." Except that in this case, Franco knew exactly who was on the other end. The girl readily admits to being only 17.