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Everything you need to know about THAT rape case
Social media has done it again. Brought to attention a piece of news that has started a wildfire about one of society’s biggest issues: Rape.
Facebook MaliciousChat vulnerability reveals dangerous ransomware exploit
Vulnerability in Facebook One Chat and Messenger app could allow cyber attackers to control and manipulate chat conversations.
Facebook in space: Zuckerberg to call ISS astronauts
Mark Zuckerberg will host a live call with three astronauts aboard the International Space Station, using Facebook Live.
Facebook Live broadcasting Aussie house auctions
Planning a move to Australia? Exploring houses on the property market just got easier - now you can live stream the auctions from anywhere.
Kiwi tech company Zavy wins contract to analyse aggregated Facebook data
New Zealand social media monitoring provider Zavy has secured a contract with DataSift, allowing the company to analyse aggregated Facebook data.
Domain launches innovative Facebook Messenger chat bot
Recently, Domain (Australian real estate website) announced they would be utilising bots to help service their customers.
New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps coming to Windows 10
Microsoft recently announced a fleet of apps designed specifically for Windows 10 from the social media heavyweights.
New weapon in fight against nipple censorship: Man boobs?
A cancer support group out of Argentina is making waves with its new video, taking shots at social media networks who censor showing women’s breasts.
Who ruined social media?
I’ll happily tell you who I think is ruining it for all of us. Let’s have some straight talk about who is ruining Facebook and Twitter.
New malware scam using Facebook Messenger
ESET is warning Facebook users of a common scam that sees attackers sending videos via Facebook Messenger through a user’s friend list.
Inside Facebook’s developer conference
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg kicked the conference off with a keynote detailing Facebook’s 10-year technology roadmap.
Facebook launches alternative text function for the blind
"We want to build technology that helps the blind community experience Facebook the same way others enjoy it."
The National Party gears up to ban Facebook
In a move that is sure to shock many, the National Party has announced it intends on banning the most popular global social media website: Facebook.
Facebook brings back 'Safety Check' following Brussels bombings
Facebook has reinstated its Safety Check feature for users in Brussels, following a series of terrorist attacks that took place on March 22nd.
Why Facebook sees sports as the next big opportunity in digital media
Digital and social media companies such as Facebook are moving further into the world of sports as more viewer attention shifts in that direction.
Facebook flexes its muscles into the enterprise market
We’re sure you’ve been caught once or twice on Facebook at work - to make life ‘easier’ there is now officially “Facebook at Work”.
5 ways to protect your business on Facebook
It's no secret that small businesses are the lifeblood of the New Zealand economy and our communities, and a growing number are using Facebook.
New Facebook reactions arrive – but where’s the dislike button?
Facebook users have been crying out for dislike button since what feels like the beginning of time.
State of Connectivity 2015: A report on global internet access
At the end of 2015, estimates showed that 3.2 billion people were online. This means that globally, 4.1 billion people were still not internet users.
Is social media the way to go in a crisis?
“The website and social media combination has proven once again a successful model to engage and get vital information out to communities."
Hate Valentine's? We show you how to block the soppy crap
Hide, unblock or unfriend any exes or former love interests whose happiness is going to make you depressed, angsty and listen to Kelly Clarkson.
Facebook turns 12: Bigger, better and more secure
Hard to believe it but Facebook has only just turned 12, meaning it is still young enough to have not been around at the turn of the millennium.
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?