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What's the most valuable brand in the world? Apple.
BrandZ reveals its top 100 most valuable global brands, and takes a closer look at the growing power of the technology sector and how it's evolving.
Facebook adds after-death feature
"We realised there is more we can do to support those who are grieving and those who want a say in what happens to their account after death.”
Can a hip workplace get you the right people?
Do you really need bean bags, a rooftop bar, nap pods or chill zones to engage your organisation’s ‘big kids’ into better, more productive work?
Privacy Awareness Week: Tips from Facebook
To mark Privacy Awareness Week (May 3 – 9) in New Zealand, Facebook has created some simple tips about how you can protect your privacy.
Facebook launches video calling for Messenger
“Video calling will expand Messenger’s real-time communication features, enabling Messenger users to reach others wherever they are, from anywhere."
What do Kiwis get up to on Facebook?
Key trends about Kiwis on Facebook: Mobile, video and dual screening
Facebook: 10% of VoIP market - and aiming much higher
Facebook is claiming 10% of the mobile VoIP market via Messenger, as it looks to ramp up that figure with its WhatsApp voice offerings.
WhatsApp increases VoIP play
WhatsApp ramps up its push into voice, prompting suggestions that it is one of the most disruptive forces in telecommunications history.
How Facebook helped the ban on cosmetics testing
Since announcing the ban on Facebook, SAFE's post has had more than 900,000 views since yesterday afternoon.
Facebook: Lots to say about the Cricket World Cup last night
The final between the Black Caps and the Aussies saw nearly 10 million interactions on Facebook.
Facebook proves a winner during Cyclone Pam
Bay of Plenty Civil Defence’s Facebook page membership soared 196% during Cyclone Pam’s visit.
Facebook releases elearning tools to help out businesses
“Blueprint elearning will serve as the foundation of the full training programme and is the first to launch, with over 35 online courses."
Cricket World Cup buzzing on Facebook
Globally, 36 million people have generated 341 million interactions between January 1 and February 28.
New features for buy and sell on Facebook
Facebook has today introduced new features in Facebook Groups to improve the way people buy and sell.
Sex, lies and social media
Social media was a big disruptor this week when two unsuspecting co-workers were caught in an after hours tryst that was swiftly broadcast to the world via social media.
Frisky Christchurch employees caught out on social media
"Why should they lose their jobs?? Look what idiot Brown got up to. He’s still the idiot Mayor Of Auckland!?!!”
Facebook smashes revenue expectations once again
Facebook’s profit and revenue has beat forecasts for the seventh quarter in a row, with mobile advertising revenue playing a key role as users shift to using smartphones and other devices.
Was Facebook hacked last night?
Rumours began swirling around various sites that hacking group Lizard Squad were responsible for the takedown, after a tweet on the group's Twitter account read: "Facebook, Instagram, Tinder, AIM, Hipchat #offline #LizardSquad."
WhatsApp for PC snubs iOS users
Hugely popular messaging platform WhatsApp has announced it has launched a desktop messaging option that allows its users to send messages via a web browser.
Why Facebook at Work isn’t going to work
"Organisations worry about Facebook’s intentions, its company record on privacy and its commercial exploitation of users’ data.”
Facebook offers half-ass attempt at reducing hoaxes on News Feeds
Facebook says "we are not removing stories people report as false and we are not reviewing content and making a determination on its accuracy."
Facebook at Work a potentially disruptive force in the enterprise social network market
Facebook has features which would appeal as part of an enterprise social network. Increasingly enterprises are adopting technologies first used by emp
Canterbury boy asked to send naked photos to Facebook user
Canterbury Police are urging parents and children who use social media to be vigilant after they received a complaint from the mother of a 12-year-old boy on Saturday relating to threats from a Facebook user.
Facebook to issue AMBER Alerts to help find missing kids
The new initiative will deliver AMBER Alerts to people’s News Feeds in targeted search areas after a child has been abducted and the National Center has issued an alert.