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The Ugly Selfie...
The idea is to make yourself look as gross as possible. Double chins are certain winners.
Gartner: Four steps to drive social media behaviour...
Although people process hundreds of pieces of content daily, we encounter thousands. Most of what we come across gets ignored because, quite frankly, it’s boring.
Hi I’m Shannon and I’m a Pinterestaholic
No matter how much I tried to resist, no matter how many times I teased my sister for being a craft-loving, scrapbook making geekazoid, I admit I have succumbed to Pinterest.
Huge Twitter losses doesn’t mean a broken business model
"Facebook reported very good results, so the market is comparing Twitter to that. Facebook was profitable for three years before it entered the market, while Twitter was in a different situation."
Facebook answers desperate father's plea
It was a desperate plea from a tearful father, "You ever do something crazy because you just don't know what to do anymore? Well, that's what I'm doing right now," said John Berlin "I'm calling out to Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook," he continued.
See your Facebook life in a minute...
If you're on Facebook, a new video about your life went live online late yesterday. Yes, I do mean you.
Introducing Paper – Stories from Facebook
Fresh from celebrating 10 years of Facebook, the social networking giant has released Paper, a new app that helps you explore and share stories from friends and the world around you.
Happy Birthday Facebook... Here's to another 10 years?
"It is the largest social network in the world, but many are questioning whether it will survive another 10 years..."
New Interactive Intelligence hire drives social media channel push
"We look forward to the positive impact his skills and experience will bring in ensuring that Interactive Intelligence continues to meet its vision as the contact centre’s industry trusted advisor and the industry’s top vendor for customer excellence recognition."
Can your social media footprint help repay debt?
Online lender 247Moneybox.co.nz, the consumer lending operation recently launched in New Zealand by UK fintech firm Active Securities, is seeking to improve its credit decisioning process by monitoring its customers’ social media activity.
Social media drives Adobe revenue
Adobe has revealed that Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr drove an unprecedented amount of qualified traffic to retail sites in Q4 with revenue per visit (RPV) increasing across social channels.
"Plagued" Facebook will die out by 2017...
"Ideas, like diseases, have been shown to spread infectiously between people before eventually dying out..."
Connected Kiwi men struggle with work/life balance
The combination of mobility in the workplace and the concept of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is making it harder for Kiwi men to separate work and play.
Social media scammers to double holiday profit
A scan of timelines worldwide shows that social media scammers are likely to double their profits during the holiday period this year with the number of Christmas scams flooding Facebook almost double the number from 2012.
Nokia NZ blames hacker for "F*** you" Kiwi tweet
Nokia New Zealand believes last week's 'F*** You' tweet was likely the work of a hacker, vowing to ramp up security as a result.
Kiwis lead Oz in Social Media employment drive
New Zealand employees are ahead of Australia in joining the global shift to use social media to find and engage in work.
Social messaging set to challenge the social status quo
The social messaging market is rapidly evolving and expanding as messaging players begin to amass hundreds of millions of users.
Nokia NZ apologises for "F*** you" Kiwi tweet
Nokia New Zealand has been forced into an embarrassing apology, after a 'F*** You' tweet was posted from its Kiwi Twitter account.
Top tech tips to transform your business in the New Year
Technology is more affordable, accessible and powerful than ever before, making it possible for every small to medium business owner (SME) to use tools that were once only accessible by larger businesses.
Is the end nigh for cyberbullies?
Facebook, Twitter, Ask.fm, Snapchat and other forms of digital media have all come under fire for the ease of which they can be used for cyberbullying.
Zuckerberg approves new Facebook Like button
CEO Mark Zuckerberg gives the nod as the social media giant's six month development process finally comes to an end...
IT security braces itself for perfect storm
The Nexus of Forces is transforming the approach towards information security as new requirements are brought about by social, mobile, cloud and information.
Facebook went down… did you notice?
A number of users took to internet forums this morning, enquiring as to why Facebook was down.
Job Market Newbies: Lock down your social media profile
Just entering the job market after years of schooling, other employment or parenthood?