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How social media lost the New Zealand election
In the wake of the 2014 general election, it could be time for companies and political parties alike to take a fresh look at social media.
Social Media Charity Crazes - will there be another ice bucket challenge?
Enough with the stupid challenges. Don't get me wrong. I think anything the raises awareness for things that people might not have otherwise thought about is great.
Facebook Messenger proving to be a hit
Despite all the complaining from many users, Facebook’s separate messaging app has proven to be extremely successful.
Post-election Facebook: all is not quiet.
I’ve noticed that left-wing supporters are far more vocal about their distaste for the right than right-wing supports are at all.
Instagram - #selfielapse
Instagram has released an update to its video app Hyperlapse, giving users the ability to capture time-lapse videos. We investigate.
Silicon Valley starlet heads to NZ to launch Kiwi tech startup
With past employers such as Google, Microsoft and Facebook, a Silicon Valley stalwart is heading to Kiwi shores to do business...
Facebook gets creative at Auckland’s AdSchool...
"It was about Facebook now, not Facebook two years ago," says Kate Humphries.
The apps I can't live without...
I don’t like clutter and I’m constantly deleting things off my iPhone that I don’t need...
Censorship... Is Facebook keeping Kiwis quiet?
This is interesting considering the upcomoing election here in New Zealand; a topic that gets up a lot of people’s grills...
App of the week: Bolt
Instagram has released their answer to Snapchat – Bolt.
Do you really hate Facebook? Or is it just because you're supposed to?
Most people I know say they hate Facebook, and complain about how boring it is on a regular basis.
New Facebook scam… ‘Girl Killed by Husband for Kissing another Man’
A new viral video scam featuring a fake tape of a girl killed by her husband because she kissed another man has caught the attention of thousands of Facebook users.
Top 10... Facebook baits
"This is social engineering at its finest – a challenging mental game that pushes the right psychological buttons."
Canterbury software start up bags $700k Japanese investment
"There is just so much going on in social media now that having a tool that can harness all of a company’s online activity, pulling it all into one website, is very valuable."
Her hips don't lie... who wins the Facebook popularity contest?
So you may have heard that Shakira became the most popular person on Facebook after hitting 100 million likes week – the most likes any public figure on Facebook has ever achieved.
Is Facebook's Buy Now button a game-changer for SMBs?
Facebook introduced a new feature last week that businesses are sure to like. It is testing a way for advertisers to make a direct sales pitch to Facebook users, and it could be a game-changer.
SMBs drive business growth through Facebook
With over 30 million active small businesses currently using Facebook, including 19 million on mobile, SMBs are continuing to utilise social media as a key channel to build business.
For their eyes only... Facebook Mentions
Facebook has released a new iOS app for celebrities and public figures, namely actors, athletes, musicians and other "influencers", making it easier for them to interact with their fan base.
Unhappy Kiwis air shopping grievances on Social Media
Kiwis are unhappy with the way New Zealand businesses treat them, prefer to complain on Facebook and want something free in response to their complaint.
And Facebook says "Me too!"
According to Facebook’s data team 88 million people had more than 280 million Facebook interactions – posts, comments and likes – related to the final.
"Creative" Kiwi students set to present to Google executives
"We were completely blown away by the time and energy put into each of the student campaigns."
Facebook, nipples and inappropriate photo sharing...
Personally I don’t understand the need to show the world your nips on Instagram or Facebook, and I think it is completely stupid to put photos of your kids in the bath on the internet.
Facebook fights back with official response to "emotional" study...
"Having written and designed this experiment myself, I can tell you that our goal was never to upset anyone."
Has "emotional" studying Facebook crossed the line?
"With this research, Facebook has skated too close to the edge of online users’ willingness to share data."