Technology news for New Zealand's largest enterprises
These search results are from across the Techday network of sites
Android phone dying fast? Facebook might be the culprit
Facebook’s Android app chews through smartphone battery life at a rapid rate and significantly reduces performance, according to recent reports.
Do you take selfies at funerals?
Is there something about expressing feelings of loss on a social network that makes it trivial?
Facebook launches dedicated Sports Fan portal
“With 650 million sports fans, Facebook is the world’s largest stadium."
Inside Facebook's data centers
Facebook has several data centers around the world, including Fort Worth Texas, Altoona, Prineville, Forest City and Lulea.
Three customer experience lessons from social media performance in 2015
The performance of social companies contains lessons about the future of social media and the present of marketing.
Facebook and Make More 'dare' students to become teachers
"Teaching is such a fascinating, rewarding profession, and many people don't realise how much opportunity is there."
Inside Facebook's offices - what they really look like
We take a peek inside some the tech giant's global offices.
Obama, marriage equality, ISIS and refugee crisis lead Facebook conversations
By the looks of things, users of the social media platform are well into current affairs, with high profile mainstream news events taking centre stage
NZ in a frenzy after undercover video shows animal cruelty
The disturbing footage aims to expose the 'dark side' of the NZ dairy industry, with social media and online news exploding with Kiwis up in arms.
Facebook is going to help you with your break up
“This work is part of our ongoing effort to develop resources for people who may be going through difficult moments in their lives."
Voting open for favourite Rugby World Cup moments
Rugby World Cup fans are going to be able to vote on a new category at the World Rugby Awards, via a hash tag on Facebook.
Facebook to verify Pages for Kiwi businesses
The feature allows businesses to show users their Page is authentic, and shows users they're interacting with the authentic Page of a business.
Wi-Fi from space, courtesy of Facebook
“Making the internet available to every person on earth is a goal too large & too important for any one company, group or government to solve alone."
Facebook to share more of your internet habits with advertisers
Facebook says it will now begin including information from pages that use Facebook’s Like button and similar social features for better targeted ads.
Finally: Facebook is bringing you a dislike button
In what is surely the biggest news of the day, Mark Zuckerberg has given in to Facebook users and says the company is working on a dislike button.
Surprise, Facebook is making people feel bad about themselves
"It seems that the effect of idealised versions of femininity and masculinity in social media is similar for men and women."
Facebook urges users to do a security check up
Facebook users are able to try a new security tool called Security Checkup, which makes it easier to find and use security controls on their account.
Social media platforms causing VoIP revival
In the age of hyper connectivity, VoIP is enjoying a very mainstream renaissance across business and consumer usage.
Social media retail activities boosting online purchases
Players such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram have an impact on global e-retail figures, says Juniper Research.
Hands on review: Intego Flextivity Mac monitoring tool
Monitor your business productivity and identify best practice and expected online behaviours.
Mobile and online messaging traffic skyrockets
Mobile and online messaging traffic will reach 160 trillion per annum by 2019. This is up from 94.2 trillion this year and equals 438bn daily.
Forum on social media marketing offered in Upper Hutt
The sessions aim to help local community groups learn about free marketing tools that are available, such as Facebook.
Facebook: Bringing high speed internet to developing nations with lasers
Facebook is working on laser technology that will be able to deliver high speed internet through drones or satellites.
Why I changed my profile picture to a big beautiful rainbow
Social media is an easy way to jump on bandwagons and pretend you support a cause you did nothing to help.