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SMBs drive business growth through Facebook
With over 30 million active small businesses currently using Facebook, including 19 million on mobile, SMBs are continuing to utilise social media as a key channel to build business.
For their eyes only... Facebook Mentions
Facebook has released a new iOS app for celebrities and public figures, namely actors, athletes, musicians and other "influencers", making it easier for them to interact with their fan base.
Unhappy Kiwis air shopping grievances on Social Media
Kiwis are unhappy with the way New Zealand businesses treat them, prefer to complain on Facebook and want something free in response to their complaint.
Has "emotional" studying Facebook crossed the line?
"With this research, Facebook has skated too close to the edge of online users’ willingness to share data."
Facebook dead? No chance...
Ever since Facebook CFO David Ebersman admitted last October that young teens were visiting the site slightly less frequently, most have accepted as fact that young people are fleeing Facebook en masse.
State-funded Chorus fibre plans nothing more than a PR stunt?
"UltraFast Fibre’s announcement of ‘gigabit’ services to eight towns across the central North Island confirms Chorus’ social media #Gigatown competition is nothing more than just a cynical public relations exercise."
Football-mad Kiwis to join World Cup conversation on Facebook
Millions of football fans from around the world will join the conversation about the 2014 World Cup on Facebook.
Are teen social media users becoming anti-social?
Social media users are a fickle bunch. Teens, in particular, are influenced by ever-changing trends. What was once new and cool can quickly become old news. Take Facebook for instance.
Kiwis turn to tech for real life neighbour connections
Social networking across New Zealand has become a little more neighbourly, with the launch of a private social network for Kiwi neighbourhoods.
Social Networking for the Antisocial - Cloak
Who said social networking can’t be antisocial? There’s a new app claiming to be the antisocial social network, or the social network for those who are antisocial.
Too attached? How important is your smartphone?
No matter how long we have phones or tablets, there are always new articles around the web about how much time we are spending on them.
Trend Micro helps Facebook users fight cyber threats with ‘HouseCall’
With trillions of clicks occurring every day on Facebook, the social platform is a tempting target for spammers and criminals.
Sshh... Twitter doesn't like you
I’m 100% for any service or product that helps block annoying/stupid people from bothering me...
Enterprise applications must be more agile
Gartner questions that are on the mind of IT and business leaders when embracing the Nexus of Forces and the imperatives that organisations are facing with their application strategy.
Facebook NZ issues top privacy tips for Kiwis
"If you experience unpleasant surprises when sharing on Facebook, that's bad for you and bad for us."
Gartner: Facebook ups its bet on mobile...
You can say this about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg: once they got the memo about mobile, internalised it and then made it an operational imperative.
Facebook’s strong 2013 dimmed by a slowdown in revenue growth
"Mobile continues to be the star of the show in terms of revenues and usage..."
Kiwi digital agency leads the way in global Facebook Studio Awards
"Social and digital are playing an increasingly important role in advertising and brand communications and within this space Facebook are unquestionably the global leaders."
300 million Not Out as LinkedIn seeks magic 'mobile moment'
After recruiting more than 23 million members since December 31, 2013, LinkedIn admits... "We know mobile is critical."
A lesson in social Networking 101
Let's take a look at some of the most basic social networking tenets.
Let's talk about your Facebook Addiction crisis...
Are you a Facebook addict? Don’t lie. Yes you are.
Facebook renews its push into mobile payments
"But when it comes to mobile payments and financial services, Facebook will have its work cut out and the biggest challenge will be consumer trust..."
Facebook's Zuck earns a buck...
Based on yearly salary, it seems that Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg earned a solitary dollar in 2013, according to a regulatory filing released this week.
Facebook acquires virtual reality leader for US$2 billion
"Mobile is the platform of today, and now we’re also getting ready for the platforms of tomorrow."