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Vancouver Mashable Meetup for Social Media Day


Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 — 10:00am PDT
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Today is Social Media Day around the world as initiated by the top social media resource (and most influential Twitter account on the planet) Mashable. While Vancouver hasn’t officially declared today “Social Media Day in Vancouver” like they did in Victoria, the social media community is hosting a meetup to get together and celebrate. It’s […]

Quit Facebook Day is May 31


Friday, May 14th, 2010 — 10:51am PDT
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Photo by: John Bollwitt To many people, Facebook is the internet. It’s open in a browser throughout the day, it could be their home screen, and on average users are connected to 130 “friends” at a time [Facebook: Stats]. However, even with close to 400 million users (11 million in Canada alone) Facebook isn’t on […]

Social Media Directory for Ski Season


Thursday, October 29th, 2009 — 3:47pm PDT
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This morning I woke up to see a new Twitter update from @MtSeymourRoad: Ski and snowboard season is just around the corner and as Metro Vancouver prepares for another blustery winter, the local hills are getting ready to welcome the Olympic-sized crowds that will be flocking to the hills. Here’s how many of them are […]

Facebook Terms of Service Update


Monday, February 16th, 2009 — 12:26pm PDT
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I’m always hesitant to grant permission to aggregator sites to redistribute my content, I mean I license my entire site under a Creative Commons License although sometimes those “attribution” or “non-commercial” bits get lost in the shuffle. One thing I never did was republish my content on Facebook as well, knowing that they would probably […]

Facebook Awards: Developer and Design Garage Live Blog Tonight


Monday, January 28th, 2008 — 9:26am PDT
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The second Facebook Developer & Design Garage (and Facebook Awards) will be kicking off tonight at 6:00pm sharp over at the Vancouver Film School on Homer. Doors open at 5:30pm and space is limited to 100, so be sure to come on time. Here’s a sampling of what we’ll see tonight (and for more background, […]