Meet ‘M’, Facebook’s new AI

Beta testing for Facebook’s new virtual assistant through messenger, ‘M’, has commenced. Unlike several other AI based assistants who operate under voice commands, ‘M’ communicates via text message and is supervised by humans for simplicity. This assistant is designed to answer questions and to also perform tasks such as making dinner reservations or making purchases. Facebook is continuously attempting to integrate itself into the every day lives of its users and continue to be viable with other giants like Google and Apple. With Siri and Google Voice Search, Facebook is constantly facing ...

Online shopping made easy on Facebook!

Facebook has rolled out a new beta tool that features a ‘Buy’ button to select merchants within the US through Shopify. Never having to leave the site, this button allows users to purchase goods within Facebook directly from the News feed or Page. This new tool also gives users the option to save their credit card information, or to keep it as a one-time use. For users who are invited to test this new roll out, there will be a message within their Shopify account. Users can begin to manage and use their Facebook sales directly through Shopify once the Facebook sales channel is added to thei...

Google Trends Expansion

Google Trend
Google has released the biggest Google Trends expansion since 2012 and it’s better than ever! Here are some of the best new tools for its users: Real-time data: Google Trends now offers ‘Real-Time’ data searches by allowing the user to choose any day within the week of the date picker in order to create a more effective search trend. A themed homepage: The Google homepage changes constantly, mixing trending topics from Search, YouTube, and Google News to inform the user what is happening across the Web. This is currently available for 28 different countries, but Google is looking...

We all thought “BAE” meant “Bacon and Eggs”, but here is what it really means!

When you have a 140-150-character limit for status updates on social media platforms, acronyms seem customary. Acronyms have evolved and now play a big role in everyday situations, such as in business meetings, marketing or sales reports, and in IT teams. SproutSocial, a leading media management platform, put together this comprehensive and fun list of acronyms where you will find Network-Specific acronyms, Business acronyms, The Technical Term acronyms, and Just for Fun acronyms.   About Canadian Web Hosting Since 1998, Canadian Web Hosting has been providing a 100% all Canadian s...

How to Enhance Your Website for Mobile-Friendly Use

As the number of mobile device users begins to increase, and are continuing to do so steadily, it is important to be aware that not all websites are mobile-friendly. As an organization, you must keep your followers involved and satisfied well into the future. We’ve blogged about how to ‘Qualify your site for Google’s “Mobile-friendly” icon’ (you can read about that here) but below are some tips and ideas to consider when thinking about mobile devices. Consider ‘Varying Design’ Allow for room on the website to be altered. It should also be adaptable to the width of the viewer’s web...