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Junk Free June as much a tech campaign as a charity pledge
The creators of Junk Free June have shared insight into their business model, which has attracted more than 16,000 participants.
Why did Microsoft purchase LinkedIn? A treasure trove of information
Microsoft's recent purchase of LinkedIn shows that in a world of smart of machines, content is king and the new code base.
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.
Ironic? Kiwis worried about privacy of public social media accounts
“The sensitivity around social media is a little surprising given the public nature of social media activity itself."
The best innovation in social media is a return to basics
Innovation has become a way of life in marketing, particularly in social media, as marketers jump from one strategy to another.
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.
How technology saved my husband's life
There were times that I thought technology was taking over our lives and not always in a positive way - until it saved my husband's life.
University of Otago hosts 'From State to Social Media' event
National and overseas speakers have been invited to explore the complex and evolving interaction between states and ‘old’ and ‘new’ forms of media.
The internet: One stop drug shop?
Drug control has a new enemy as more people turn to the internet to buy and sell drugs, according to a recent study from Massey University.
How poor social media risk management can lead to customer disloyalty
Use of social media to build customer loyalty is a common strategy for major corporations today. However, it is a strategy that can quickly backfire.
Exclusive: What’s standing between you and success? Marketing
In a world where customers are more informed and discerning than ever, marketing has become a key strategic way to build reputation and boost revenue.
Has digital marketing finally become just marketing?
Seriously though, what is digital marketing? And how do you know if you’re maturing?
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.
Twitter celebrates its 10th birthday
“On March 21, ten years ago, it began with a single Tweet."
Has your business got a social presence?
Publishing social content across multiple platforms can be an arduous process for businesses.
NZ's first human-robot interaction conference breaks new ground
“As well as demonstrations of robots performing the haka, telepresence robots will be roaming the conference to enable people to attend remotely."
Three ways emoji are changing social marketing
Marketers are still wrestling with the value of a social media “like” and whether it’s worth more or less than a “share”. Now there is emoji.
Love yourself(ie): New book aims to help kids navigate social media
“Love Yourself(ie) is a wonderful resource for kids, parents and educators, offering perspective on what preteens are 'really' facing."
Social media a gateway for cyber criminals
“Social media makes it easy for cybercriminals to pose as a colleague and fool someone into providing an entry point to an organisation’s system."
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."