• Meet Hibe, the new way to spark conversations around your passions
    / February 14, 2014
    Hibe gives you the power to create your own micro-social networks and spark conversations about the topics that interest you. By allowing users to build and contribute to such communities on top of existing platforms, Hibe enables you to share your passions and connect with like-minded people. The micro-social ...
  • Crowdmotivation 2: How others help you keep your New Year’s resolutions
    / January 8, 2014
    It’s that time of the year again when we turn over a new leaf and try to stick to a series of New Year’s resolutions we just made, in an effort to improve our personal and professional lives. A large percentage of us are opening ourselves up to ridicule as we, inevitably, fall short of...
  • A day on the Papillon des Mers catamaran
    / December 9, 2013
    As previously mentioned on the blog, the Lemire family is currently pursuing their dream of traveling the world in a homemade catamaran called Papillon des Mers. This adventure obviously involves some big lifestyle changes: homeschooling, sailing, fishing and other tasks that have now become part of their daily ...
  • Social advice: The choices we trust to complete strangers
    / August 5, 2013
    When it’s time for you to choose a restaurant, a hotel or a movie, do you go online and check the reviews? Me too! But, have you ever wondered why we tend to trust strangers to make our everyday choices? I went to a restaurant and after being seated and handed a menu, I checked...
  • Online communities: Long story, long road ahead
    / July 8, 2013
    Since its inception, the Internet has evolved from a traditional broadcasting medium to the interactive space that we know today. However, new discoveries, proposals and technologies are constantly emerging, making our choices for participating even more interesting. But, where did it all start? Why did some of ...
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Meet Hibe, the new way to spark conversations around your passions
/ February 14, 2014
Hibe gives you the power to create your own micro-social networks and spark conversations about the topics that interest you. By allowing users ...
User-generated urbanism: How people share their ideal cities
/ January 28, 2014
There’s more to user-generated content than what we normally see shared on social networks. The stacks of concert snaps, fan art and amateur ...
Social Causes: How #SocialMedia can help us accomplish great things
/ January 21, 2014
  Social networks have considerably amplified the reach a person’s message can have. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day seems like the perfect ...
Social Globes: The #GoldenGlobes as experienced on social media
/ January 14, 2014
On Sunday night most of us watched the live broadcast of the 71st edition of the Golden Globes. 4 out of 5 smartphone and tablet owners use their ...
Crowdmotivation 2: How others help you keep your New Year’s resolutions
/ January 8, 2014
It’s that time of the year again when we turn over a new leaf and try to stick to a series of New Year’s resolutions we just made, in an effort ...
Top 5: Most read posts of 2013
/ December 30, 2013
As we said in our last post, we can’t start 2014 without looking back at our 2013. These were your favorite blog posts of the year:   5. ...
A day on the Papillon des Mers catamaran
/ December 9, 2013
As previously mentioned on the blog, the Lemire family is currently pursuing their dream of traveling the world in a homemade catamaran called ...
Marking the death of privacy
/ September 16, 2013
“Privacy is dead. And social media holds the smoking gun.” So says Pete Cashmore, founder of Mashable. Sounds kind of dramatic. But there’s no ...
Dream boards on social: The Pinterest phenomenon and the need for motivation
/ September 10, 2013
Pinterest is a social media success story. Initially launched as an invitation-only platform in May 2010, the network enjoyed a meteoric rise in ...
Learning is easier on social
/ September 2, 2013
Social media is a great resource for entertainment, but it’s also an easy way to learn. The Internet may house most of the world’s information, ...