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Twitter must focus on the mobile prize following IPO filing
Following news that Twitter is hoping to raise up to US$1 billion in its IPO, one analyst company has offered a word of caution for the social media giant.
Is New Zealand social media momentum driven by images?
Is it true that the lure of engaging images is having a growing impact on Kiwis’ social media channels of choice…
Ever wondered what 1.2 billion Facebook users look like?
Providing a glimpse of every single member, The Faces of Facebook website has encapsulated all 1.2 billion profile pictures on one web page.
Real life Twitter talk is #funny
Ever wondered what a Twitter conversation would sound like in real life?
How to keep your kids safe online
Most parents today have probably breathed a sigh of relief at some point or other that they never grew up with the Internet, or social media.
Social media talkers = victims of cyber stalkers
"Hey, how's it going? My cousin went to Epsom Girls' Grammar School also, she knows your sister Jayne."
Online volunteers putting Not for Profit sector at risk
The tendency of Not for Profit organisations in New Zealand to rely on enthusiastic volunteers to manage their social media activities is risky...
Apple CEO joins Twitter #followsAppStore
Tim Cook finally joins the social media website, posting his first tweet to the world…
Yammer expands the definition of ‘knowledge worker"
Everyone in an organisation—from the CEO’s office to the mail room—has valuable information, says Adam Pisoni, Microsoft’s general manager of Yammer.
America's Cup causes Kiwi mobile data usage spike
Tens of thousands of New Zealanders are taking in the gripping yachting action via their mobile phones and tablets, causing a massive spike in mobile data consumption.
#Socialmediaruinedmylife – How not to regret using social media
Have you ever regretted your post on social media...?
Kiwis float like a butterfly but get stung on social media
New Zealand is an outgoing nation of social butterflies but gets itself into a flap with online security…
Has social media #ruinedyourlife...?
There are many among us who have ruined their reputations and damaged their careers after posting inappropriate material on social networks...
Zuckerberg issues five billion friend requests
In an audacious effort to unite the world online, Facebook founder launches internet.org, designed to expand global internet access.
Twitter under fire over 'let's burn gays' hashtag
Social media giant removes hashtag after French Gay rights group launches lawsuit against the website for inciting homophobic hatred.
Oracle Cloud Day: Kiwis top global social usage
Live from the Oracle Cloud Day in Auckland, Futurist and Entrepreneur Ross Dawson tells the audience "we are connected. And isn't that a fantastic thi
Stocks are rising…Facebook's capitalising
Ads, Ads, and yes, more Ads as social networking site smashes financial expectations with over one million advertisers now on board.
Would you pay $10 for no Facebook ads?
Social media giant is due to report its Q2 results today with eyes fixed on advertising revenue. But would you pay for an ads-free experience each month?
Royal Baby boy in for a Tweet
The Royal Baby boy sees Avicii’s "Wake Me Up" as the top streamed Spotify track, while causing over 25,300 tweets per minute online.
Can the internet save mental health sufferers?
New Zealand Mental Health Foundation praises social media, believing the internet to help depression sufferers.
Facebook hashtags… #released
Jumping on the Twitter bandwagon, social media giant allows users to keep track of trending topics through the introduction of hashtags.
Microsoft: Is your team properly 'socialised'?
Software giant claims worker appetite for social tools is increasing, even if it means spending their own money and defying organisational policy to use the technology.
NZX kind of likes social media announcements
New Zealand listed businesses must make the NZX aware of company announcements via social media, differing from American protocol.
Losing friends through Social Media?
A new study finds tensions, arguments and hostility on social networks spill over into real life.