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GUEST INTERVIEW: The livestreaming trend is taking off and the market is projected to be worth $184.3B by 2027, according to Restream, and Bigo Live aims to be an even bigger part of the trend than it is now.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: The livestreaming trend is taking off and the market is projected to be worth $184.3B by 2027, according to Restream, and Bigo Live aims to be an even bigger part of the trend than it is now.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 00:40

Instagram, BigCommerce collaborate on shopping

Instagram, in collaboration with Australian-founded ecommerce platform BigCommerce, is making shopping available on its social network to Aussie businesses and consumers.

Published in Deals

Smartphones are everywhere, everyone has one and most users can’t do without their mobile – but, it seems, some uses of the phones are stressful and evoke unwanted emotional responses.

Published in Mobility

Finally, parents, tweens and teens are getting real to the cyber threats of online attacks, cyber bulling, risky online behaviour and more, according to Intel Security’s latest report.

Published in Home Tech

Ello bills itself as a ‘revolutionary social network’ that’s ad-free and ‘never’ sells user-data, and now it has relaunched as a V2 beta.

Published in Home Tech

Tribesta’s creators say this new social safety app will keep members of your ‘tribe’ - be it your family, friends or others - safe and informed, and could save the Australian Government $1.2 billion in resources each year.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 05 December 2014 11:38

ESET’s free security malware Facebook face-off

ESET has launched a free ‘Online Scanner for Facebook’, promising ‘to protect all Facebook users against malware.’

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 13:12

Facebook wants to be your Aussie roomie

Facebook’s new app, Rooms, has come to a very roomy country - Australia - and you can you can use it as a chat room with photos, video, text and even sounds - and you can surprisingly use a fake name, too.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:50

Facebook Groups - iOS and Android apps now available

Facebook users now have a dedicated app to see all those groups in one place, as Facebook continues to spin various parts of Facebook out into their own app spaces.

Published in Mobility

Facebook has made a stunning backdown from its 'real name' policy, apologising to its community of drag queens and queer users for locking their accounts and forcing them to change their account names.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 29 September 2014 11:56

Say Ello to the new 'anti-Facebook' social network

Ello, a new invite-only social network seen by many as a reaction to Facebook's privacy and advertising policies, is going viral online and experiencing over 45,000 signup requests per hour.

Published in Development
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 14:21

Kids Helpline moves to social media in 'world first'

Kids Helpline is today launching what it describes as a world first - a project to provide online group counselling to Aussie teens through social media.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 15:06

You won't believe what Facebook's up to now

Facebook users are getting fed up with 'clickbait' headlines and the social media giant is finally doing something about it, announcing big changes to its News Feed algorithm today in a bid to reduce the number of “spammy" headlines.

Published in Strategy

Online dating site OkCupid has laughed in the face of critics of Facebook's controversial experimentation methods, in a new blog posted titled 'We Experimented on Human Beings!'.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:07

Facebook wows Wall Street with massive revenue

Social media giant Facebook has flexed its financial muscles in a earnings call overnight, demonstrating to Wall Street investors and critics alike that it's well-positioned in the mobile advertising market and showing no signs of slowing down.

Published in Listed Tech
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 11:28

Google kills off real name policy

You can now use fake names again on Google's struggling Google+ social network, after the company ended a long policy that meant users had to use their real names to register.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 14:34

Facebook emotional study under investigation

The raging controversy over whether Facebook behaved unethically when it conducted a secret psychological experiment on its users is continuing, with a UK regulator now investigating.

Published in Technology Regulation
Monday, 30 June 2014 15:48

Facebook users in uproar after secret study

Facebook users are pushing back after news surfaced of a "massive experiment" in which users were unwitting participants in a study of how social media posts affected their moods.

Published in Home Tech

Global productivity potentially went up yesterday when social media platform Facebook, including both its desktop site and mobile apps, crashed for about 30 minutes across the world.

Published in Home Tech




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