Facebook use declining among Canadian and US teens
That’s one of the conclusions of a revealing infographic published on American website Socialmediatoday which focuses on social media networks. And Facebook may find it harder to maintain market share against stiff competition from a few new competitors
Social Collaboration Platform For Students Kolab Opens Public Beta To First 15K Users
If you whipped Google Docs, Facebook Messenger, and OneNote around in a blender, the resulting concoction would look something like Kolab, a new Canadian startup that is vying to become the ultimate social collaboration platform for students. Kolab offers a solution for any student that has become sick and tired of switching between Microsoft Word, Facebook, OneNote, and email. It offers real-time collaborative document editing, Facebook chat integration, video chat, and audio recording for lectures amongst its laundry list of features. Of course, there are plenty of other players in the land of education startups. Wiggio and Edmodo are two startups that we’ve covered here on TechCrunch that boast similar features, and are tailored specifically for student use. So what differentiates Kolab from the rest of the pack? Kolab granted me access to their beta last week, and I’ve been diligently putting it through the paces. There are a lot of interesting ideas there, but it’s safe to say ...
Police in Canadian city of Regina get threats after dog shot dead
The police in the Canadian prairie city of Regina pulled their Facebook page after receiving hateful comments that included, they say, threats. The threats came in the aftermath of an officer shooting and killing a dog.
TopFind: Battling Facebook fraud, making Mars travel a reality
How one Digital Journalist endured a social media snafu. The cost of becoming a Canadian citizen could double. Inside the wild world of human travel to Mars. These are the top stories on Digital Journal.
Facebook Pushes Plot To Kill Your “Phone” App By Giving Messenger For Android VoIP In Canada
Later today, Facebook will wage its war against your phone's "phone" application on a new front with an update to Messenger For Android that adds VoIP calling to US iOS users and Canadian iOS and Androiders. It's also improving group messaging. By combining voice-over-data calling with unified instant, asynchronous, and email messaging, Facebook could dominate communication in the developing world