social-media

Facebook removes 265 'fake accounts' it says linked to Israel

Facebook removes 265 'fake accounts' it says linked to Israel

Targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa.
May 17 2019 1:17PM
Banks could soon have to treat your social media sprays as official complaints

Banks could soon have to treat your social media sprays as official complaints

Outage hell awaits.
May 17 2019 12:56PM
Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content

Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content

Fines, site blocking proposed.
Apr 8 2019 10:57AM
Australia's 'world-first' social media laws could require action within an hour

Australia's 'world-first' social media laws could require action within an hour

Attorney-General defines what he sees as reasonable.
Apr 4 2019 12:52PM
Govt expands socmed crackdown laws, including jail time, to internet, content and hosting providers

Govt expands socmed crackdown laws, including jail time, to internet, content and hosting providers

Broad-brush laws rammed through Australian Senate.
Apr 4 2019 6:29AM
Facebook bans white nationalism on its platforms

Facebook bans white nationalism on its platforms

In effort to tackle hate speech.
Mar 28 2019 6:33AM
Real-time social media location data used to predict crime

Real-time social media location data used to predict crime

RMIT uses Foursquare check-ins to predict drug busts.
Oct 24 2018 11:06AM
Meriton fined $3 million for turning TripAdvisor into TripDeceiver

Meriton fined $3 million for turning TripAdvisor into TripDeceiver

Court finds hiding review option from grumpy customers distorted TripAdvisor ratings.
Jul 31 2018 4:52PM
Timehop data breach impacts 21 million users

Timehop data breach impacts 21 million users

Cloud environment hacked.
Jul 10 2018 7:00AM
Facebook patents solution to predict how rich or poor you are

Facebook patents solution to predict how rich or poor you are

Automated socio-economic ratings.
Feb 5 2018 10:15AM
Twitter to test double tweet length

Twitter to test double tweet length

280 could become the new 140.
Sep 27 2017 8:16AM
NSW MPs are being swamped by social media

NSW MPs are being swamped by social media

Get extra funding to hire more staff.
Jun 19 2017 9:49AM
US visitors may need to hand over their social media credentials

US visitors may need to hand over their social media credentials

New Homeland Security boss revives old proposal.
Feb 10 2017 6:42AM
Could tweets influence your health insurance premium?

Could tweets influence your health insurance premium?

Insurers tinker with personalisation.
Oct 24 2016 10:54AM
Vic Privacy Commissioner warns against profiling job candidates online

Vic Privacy Commissioner warns against profiling job candidates online

Avoiding the privacy pitfalls of social media checks.
Oct 14 2016 4:30PM
WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook

WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook

First big shift in privacy policy.
Aug 26 2016 10:45AM
Google+ gets surprise makeover

Google+ gets surprise makeover

Social network reimagined despite rumours of its demise.
Nov 18 2015 10:03AM
Google admits defeat with Google+

Google admits defeat with Google+

Only Google Account needed from now on.
Jul 28 2015 6:15AM
Facebook offers Messenger to businesses

Facebook offers Messenger to businesses

Live chat for retail.
Mar 26 2015 5:33AM
Social media is the weakest link in enterprise security

Social media is the weakest link in enterprise security

[Opinion] Are web giants doing enough to protect your reputation online?
Jan 20 2015 4:53PM

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