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  1. Industry News
    Rogers has announced that it is offering self-service features for business profiles, with Twitter as its partner. Through Twitter's new business support features users can now get access to the help by direct messaging Rogers or Fido from their phone, tablet or computer. According to Rogers...
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    According to Financial Post.com, Twitter and Facebook have announced they are set to stream 14 hours of the PGA Tour between the two of them. The PGA Tour live streaming offering, which is normally a paid service starting at $5.99/month, will now be offered for free, starting with The Barclays...
  3. Industry News
    Twitter Inc. has announced that it is now streaming professional eSports on its service, and Canadians can take part. eSports, also known as competitive video gaming or pro gaming, can involve multiplayer video game competitions, which fans watch online following the events as they unfold...
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    According to reports, Twitter users can now post videos of up to 140 seconds long on the social networking site. This is about 4 times the previous length, which was limited to 30 seconds for regular users and represents an effort by the site to get more users to share more content. The...
  5. Industry News
    The day has finally come. Twitter has released unofficial news that sometime in the next two weeks, the social networking site will stop including photos and links in their 140-character limit for tweets. Currently, links take up 23 characters after Twitter automatically shortens them...
  6. Industry News
    Twitter can be a confusing universe to navigate but earlier this month the social networking site announced the launch of its new Connect tab, hoping to make things easier for users. As Twitter stated on their blog, “…finding new accounts to follow used to require jumping through a few hoops...
  7. Industry News
    Twitter has acquired the rights to stream ten football games during the upcoming NFL season, as part of Thursday Night Football-but Canadians won’t be able to see them. And Rogers Communications Inc is the roadblock standing in the way. Rogers’ Sportsnet has the exclusive rights to the NFL’s...
  8. Industry News
    Consumers will soon be able to shop online with a new “Buy Now” button that is being added to Twitter by the e-commerce company, Shopify. The partnership will allow U.S-based businesses to sell products directly on Twitter, as any product tweeted from by a merchant will include the buy button...
  9. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Anyone use Periscope for iOS (and now Android)? The application allows you to broadcast live video from your device. For example, we've seen people live tweet events: Protests, police action, events, etc. This application allows you to live broadcast instead. It's a Twitter app. Please...
  10. Industry News
    Airport restaurant manager, OTG is planning to install 2,500 Apple iPads at Toronto Pearson International Airport to help travelers improve their dining and digital experience. OTG has already supplied 300 new iPads at New York's LaGuardia Airport Terminal D, and based on the success there, it...
  11. Industry News
    French music streamer, Deezer said it will offer services in Canada, Australia and New Zealand starting on April 25th. Deezer boasts 20 million users, 1.5 million paid subscribers, 15 million music tracks and a huge social media presence with 600,000 Facebook fans and 300,000 followers on...
  12. Industry News
    If you've been waiting to check out your provincial website to see if it lives up to the best, a Stratford Institute study released on April 18th has cut the legwork on that project significantly. British Columbia takes the top spot for its eGovernment initiatives, namely  providing the best...
  13. Industry News
    Instagram, a hugely popular photo sharing service with more than 30 million users, is now part of the Facebook family. Last week the free app, which adds filters and special effects to pictures, became available to Android users and registered 1 million new sign-ups within the first 12 hours...
  14. Industry News
    If you need a heads-up before Alberta's provincial election on April 23rd, well, there's an app for that. Hill+Knowlton Strategies' (H+K) interactive election predictor is back and available online. Political strategists and enthusiasts alike can forecast (or wager) on how the upcoming...
  15. Industry News
    Bell has introduced its Fibe TV service to Quebec City with high-speed fibre optic technology available directly to residences and businesses beginning March 12th. The $220 million investment is the largest 'fibre to the home' network rollout of its kind in Canada, supporting enhanced...
  16. On the Web
    According to Twitter's Twitter account On Dec 9, the television screening in Japan of Hayao Miyazaki’s “Castle in the Sky” led to 25,088 Tweets per second - a new Twitter record. More useless facts at the Twitter Year in Review site
  17. Industry News
    Almost two out of three (65%) of adult internet users in the United States now say they use a social networking site, up from 61% a year ago, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The researchers also say that if marks the first time that...
  18. Industry News
    Early Monday morning, Fox New's Twitter account for political news reported that U.S. President Barack Obama had been assassinated. A total of six tweets were posted on the FoxNewsPolitics account and reporting that Obama had been shot to death in Iowa and the shooter was unknown. In fact...
  19. Industry News
    If you're a fan of Digital Home but can't always make it to the site or the forum then be sure to follow us on our Twitter feed . We'll post links to our latest articles, blog posts and to some of the most interesting discussions on the Digital Forum. Thanks for following us.
  20. On the Web
    I'm curious about how often users around here tweet? I'm also curious about how many twitter feeds you follow?
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