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Social Media
Online users giving out social media details too freely - Kaspersky
September 2019
The survey revealed that online users in Asia Pacific appear to be willing to share their private information in exchange for various personal gains from social media.
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Facebook
Looking for love? Facebook gets in on the dating game
September 2019
Facebook is trying to downplay the whole idea of Tinder-like swipes, and instead it’s promoting the idea of creating ‘meaningful relationships through things people have in common, like interests and groups.
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Social Media
Gen Z will look elsewhere if tech companies don't get their act together
August 2019
"Tech companies need to tailor their recruitment to appeal to changing demographics and generations if they are to get ahead of the skills shortfall across the industry." 
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Social Media
New report considers consumer rights around personal data
August 2019
“While all companies were compliant with the data access procedures required under the Privacy Act, we found that many companies failed to provide all the user data they were collecting.”
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Social Media
Neighbourly celebrates massive milestone
July 2019
“Hitting three quarters of a million members in just a few years is remarkable. It really proves how community-minded Kiwis are.”
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Social Media
'Smart arses' in a smart car on 18,000 km rally for mental health
July 2019
18,000 kilometres is a long way to travel in a tiny 0.6 litre smart car, but that’s exactly what a Kiwi-British couple are doing to raise awareness of mental health.
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Social Media
Looking to land your dream job? Build your soft skills, says Hays
July 2019
According to Hays latest Salary Guide, soft skills could be the differentiator between a successful or failed job search.
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Facebook
Twitter gets a makeover
July 2019
Twitter has begun to rollout a refreshed and updated version of its website, as it looks to give users a more personalised experience. 
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Social Media
NZ investors turn back on social media following Chch shooting fallout
July 2019
New Zealand fund managers are taking responsible investment to new heights, accounting for more than 70% of total assets under management.
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Social Media
The four key trends shaping modern consumer behaviour
July 2019
"Trust is continuing to drop and it's more important than ever to make brands culturally relevant."
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Social Media
Wikipedia cofounder urges people to go on strike from social media
July 2019
We’re going to flex our collective muscles and demand that giant, manipulative corporations give us back control over our data, privacy, and user experience."
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Cloud
Retailers must prepare for social media revolution
June 2019
Retailers need to ensure their back end operations are fit for purpose if they want to cash in on Instagram.
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Social Media
Hands-on review: The beauty of Adobe Premiere Rush
May 2019
A good photographer will tell you that you need to follow the four main principles; lighting, lighting, lighting and lighting.
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Gaming
Facebook launches dedicated home for its Gaming
March 2019
"All of our work on the Facebook Gaming team adds up to helping build the world's gaming community."
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Social Media
AA, Vodafone, How to DAD explain how to text and drive... sort of
March 2019
How to DAD is the star of a driver distraction video that explains some of the more…. Unconventional ways to keep yourself away from your phone while driving.
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Cybercrime
Cybercriminals earning over $3billion annually exploiting social platforms
March 2019
Social media platforms contain up to 20% more methods by which malware can be delivered to users – e.g. through adverts, shares, plug-ins – than comparable sources.
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Disaster Recovery
Social media can improve lives after a disaster
February 2019
"It’s created a community of people who feel more connected, more accepted and more informed."
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Cybersecurity
Facebook cracks down Ukraine-based fake accounts
January 2019
Facebook has stamped out two massive fake account networks that appeared to originate from Russia and the Ukraine.
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Digital Marketing
Facebook ban serves as stern warning for marketing firms
January 2019
Facebook has banned a digital marketing group in the Philippines from its platform after the agency allegedly violated spam and misrepresentation policies.
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Google
52mil users affected by Google+’s second data breach
December 2018
Google+ APIs will be shut down within the next 90 days, and the consumer platform will be disabled in April 2019 instead of August 2019 as originally planned.
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Social Media
Hootsuite's five social trends marketers should take note of
December 2018
These trends should keep marketers, customer experience leaders, social media professionals and executives awake at night.
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Music
Facebook's on a mission to bring music to the masses
October 2018
Harking back to the days of MySpace’s music playlists, Facebook will soon launch the ability to add songs to a new music section on user profiles... but that's not all.
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General Data Protection Regulation
Facebook breach: Ready for the coming phishing wave?
October 2018
Much of the information accessed in the Facebook breach is perfect for cyber criminals planning their next phishing attack.
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Internet of Things
Gartner’s top tips to keep relevant in the face of change
October 2018
“Continuous change can be made into an asset if an organisation sharpens its vision in order to see the future coming.”