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Twitter gets a makeover
Twitter has begun to rollout a refreshed and updated version of its website, as it looks to give users a more personalised experience.
NZ investment funds throw weight against social media giants
A consortium of NZ funds managing assets worth more than $90m are appealing against Facebook, Twitter, and Google following the Christchurch terror attacks.
NZ ISPs issue open letter to social media giants to discuss censorship
Content sharing platforms have a duty of care to proactively monitor for harmful content, act expeditiously to remove content which is flagged to them as illegal.
Twitter says sorry about Android bug that lasted four years
Users of Twitter's Android platform may want to review their privacy settings.
NordVPN rounds up the worst data breaches of 2018
In 2018, over a billion people’s data was compromised.
Twitter suspects state-sponsored ties to support forum breach
One of Twitter’s support forums was hit by a data breach that may have ties to a state-sponsored attack, however users' personal data was exposed.
Twitter bots create a third of the world's misinformation
Lies, fake news and misinformation – this is the age of the internet, and Twitter bots are largely responsible for perpetrating it.
Amazon vs. consumers on the Aussie shutout
Amazon announced that due to GST regulation they will no longer be shipping from the US to Australia. Its comment and the consumer perspective inside.
AI dominating twitter mentions from top influencers during Q1 2018, says GlobalData
GlobalData says AI is way ahead of other disruptive technologies in terms of influencer mentions with over 25% share of overall discussions.
Cheese rolls & eye-rolls: Twitter reacts to #NZBudget2018
Yesterday was Budget Day, and since our Labour-led government released its first budget, Twitter has been afire with responses.
Trump in talks with Xi Jinping to get ZTE “back into business fast”
“As for the specific issues over which the US side has voiced its concerns, our two sides also maintain close communication.”
Twitter password glitch showcases 'extreme jumpiness' in digital sector
More than 330 million Twitter users are being urged to change their passwords after an internal system glitch caused the passwords to be exposed.
Facebook, Apple, Twitter missing from 2018's top software companies ranking
The leaderboard is based on user reviews documented by G2 Crowd over the past year.
The age of privacy is over: Understanding the tech behaviour of Gen Z
Their number one desired career was to be a famous YouTuber, followed by a software developer and Twitter celebrity with over one million followers.
Is social media now almost impossible to monetise unless you’re an industry giant?
MarketLine asks whether a social media business model based on building popularity before monetisation is fundamentally flawed.
Megaport expands multicloud capabilities in Singapore
Singapore is an incredibly important location for cloud in Southeast Asia, and we've experienced increased demand for flexible, multicloud solutions.
Kiwi artist features on the world’s biggest online art exhibition
Facebook and YouTube have a huge impact on our daily lives, it is thus only the natural progression that art would begin to reflect that...
Facebook announces the formation of a global internet forum to counter terrorism
"By working together, we can have a greater impact on the threat of terrorist content online."
Twitter versus trolls: Are they doing enough?
Online hatefulness has been normalised and in some cases lauded. This is not a healthy development.
Twitter goes Exploring: Your Timeline, Moments & Search are now in one tab
You may have noticed that the latest version of your Twitter app looks a little different – or will very soon. Now there’s a new tab called Explore.
Twitter users beware: Phishers target account verification in latest attacks
Twitter is now the target of a phishing attack that uses methods to trick brand managers and social influencers into fake account verification.
Kiwi Twitter community unites for safety and updates after latest quake
Twitter reactions to the latest magnitude 7.5 earthquake that was felt widely across Canterbury and Wellington have been flooding the site today.
Oops! Apple leaks its own iPhone 7 details on Twitter
Apple was so excited about the big reveal of the iPhone 7 that it leaked its own secrets just too early on Twitter. But the proof remains.
ESET discovers new Android botnet controlled by Twitter
"We can expect that the bad guys will try to make use of Facebook statuses or deploy LinkedIn and other social networks."