Not-for-profit charity Reset Australia reports that Terms and Conditions of popular apps such as TikTok, Instagram, and Snapchat are too difficult for children to read and would require a university degree to understand it. The report gave one platform 2.5 out of 5 stars, and gave two apps a score of zero in terms of readability.
Australians under 25 years of age lost over $5 million to scams in 2019, with around 12,000 reports about losses by these young Aussies made to Scamwatch in 2019 - an increase of 11% over 2018.
With Google bringing Google Glass back to market for enterprise customers, risking the “Glassh*le” revival, Glass 2.0’s upgrades bring Google back as an AR player, but it’s not the only one.
OTT messaging applications, such as WhatsApp and Snapchat, will see adoption grow from 2.3 billion unique users in 2016 to 4.2 billion by 2021, a new global report predicts.
Optus hopes to capitalise on the popularity of Snapchat among Australian university students by releasing 10 custom Snapchat filters in universities across Australia during orientation week.
Prime Television has breached the privacy provisions of the Commercial TV Industry Code of Practice by using material relating to a child’s personal or private affairs in a news broadcast in March.
You may have thought it; now numbers back it up... Pokémon Go is the biggest mobile game ever as measured by daily active users.
Security firm Lookout has detected over 20,000 samples of trojanised adware masquerading as legitimate top Android apps, but only if you download them from third party stores.
Snapchat is the modern messaging service sometimes used for sexy selfies and now for tantalisingly tasty tacos designed to titillate your tastebuds.
Users of social photo sharing service Snapchat have every right to be snappy, after hackers posted some 200,000 photos online, including nude selfies.
Controversial messaging app Snapchat will be hoping its latest legal troubles disappear in a snap, with two LA-based models filing a lawsuit in the Los Angeles Superior Court alleging the startup has misused their likeness to promote the app.
Victoria is set to introduce new sexting laws in a bid to bring them up to date with modern technology, and ensure teens won't be placed on the sex offenders register.
Facebook-owned photosharing app Instagram has launched a new Snapchat-esque time-restricted image and video messaging app - but only in New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa.
Photo messaging app Snapchat is facing a potentially damaging backlash following reports the iOS iteration is susceptible to denial-of-service attacks that can freeze or crash a user's phone.
Social network Facebook has taken a page directly from Twitter's playbook yet again, this time introducing 'trending' topics into profile pages.
Photo-sharing service Instagram has unveiled Instagram Direct - a new feature that will allow its 150 million members to send photo and video messages privately to friends and family.
Sneaky social media service Snapchat has reportedly turned down a $3 billion takeover offer from Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook.
Facebook reportedly offered one billion dollars in a bid to acquire massively popular photo-sharing app Snapchat, as it looks to capture the fledgling yet lucrative teenage market.
Snappy app Snapchat has answered its critics, with $100 million in new funding and an estimated $1 billion valuation.
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