REA Group’s data business PropTrack has joined FinTech Australia’s ecosystem partnership program to establish key relationships in the fintech sector and to create opportunities.
Facebook collaborates with eyewear company Ray-Ban to launch Ray-Ban Stories, smart glasses that can capture photos and videos, hear music or take phone calls.
ANALYSIS The British Government has given a clear indication that it will launch an advertising blitz to fight Facebook's move to roll out encrypted messaging to all its apps.
Media organisations in Australia, who are not awash in the green stuff, will have to fork out a goodly amount to hire moderators for their Facebook and other social media accounts - or face the likely prospect of paying damages for defamation or libel.
The Australian High Court has ruled that owners of Facebook pages are responsible for any comments posted by third parties in response to content that has been placed by the owner.
Tech giant Facebook has joined the ID2020 Alliance, a global public-private partnership committed to shape the future of digital ID and ensure technologies are designed and implemented in ways that are privacy-protecting, user-controlled, equitable, and interoperable.
The Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) has joined FinTech Australia’s corporate program, becoming the 13th organisation it has signed on this year.
Cloud accounting system provider Xero has joined Fintech Australia’s corporate program.
Although the Olympics in host city Tokyo had no spectators, this did not dampen the mood of the historic event: digital cheers and engagement poured in for athletes around the world were at an all time high, double the number of users during Rio 2016.
Independent non-partisan organisation Reset Australia says Facebook has profiled young users and teenagers with sensitive advertising content such as smoking, gambling, and extreme weight loss. The organisation calls for measures to regulate these ads.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has rejected a Freedom of Information request from a security researcher that sought information on its sharing of data through iview, a service that allows users to see programs that have already been broadcast or, in some cases, which are yet to go to air.
The Olympic Games in Tokyo will take place without an Australian crowd this year, so support for Australian athletes is much needed. Fans can show support by using green and gold face filters and profile frames on their Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Facebook introduces soundmojis to messenger to make chats livelier and more fun. It also shared which emojis are widely used by age groups, and which emojis are the most popular.
Customer experience automation vendor ActiveCampaign has launched a US$2 million developer fund to support app developers who create tools that will help ActiveCampaign's customers.
With COVID-19's Delta strain rearing its ugly head in Australia as I type, causing a third week of lockdowns in Greater Sydney, working from home for many office workers never went away, but has been amplified in its importance, so what does Facebook's latest research uncover?
Telecoms industry peak body Communications Alliance has announced the 2021 finalists in the communications industry’s premier awards for excellence - the ACOMMS - which recognise exemplary achievement across 12 categories of endeavour.
The ABC is unwilling to say whether it provides Google and Facebook access to the data of iview users, a considerable number of whom have created accounts to access the service prior to 1 July based on ABC warnings that logins would be compulsory in the new financial year.
Dark ads, according to Monash University researchers, are stereotyped ads that are only visible to its intended audiences. Researchers warn that it reinforces sexist messages to its target: for example, men were three times more likely to see finance ads while women saw more clothing and wellness ads. They also added that a public forum or a discussion on these ads was urgently needed.
Four of the world’s biggest tech platforms have developed a set of commitments that aims to protect women from violence and abuse on their respective platforms. The tech companies also reached out to women who have experienced abuse to take part in developing the policies.
Facebook Australia has announced the expansion of its Local Alerts product to all eligible state and territory health, police and lead central government Facebook Pages.
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