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Facebook revamps policy guidelines

Written on May 31st, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook has announced it is updating its policies on ‘harmful and hateful’ content after a campaign complaining it was allowing jokes and other offensive comments about rape and domestic […]

Social media to boost $4b tourism market

Written on May 10th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Queensland’s Hamilton Island has announced a valuable tie-up with Asian social media giant QQ.com as part of a plan to dramatically increase the number of Chinese visiting Australia. Chinese […]

QR Code Scanning Isn’t Just A Young Person’s Activity

Written on May 6th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet QR code scanning – once the domain of the younger crowd – is becoming more evenly distributed across various age groups, according to [download page] data released by ScanBuy. […]

Social Media Statistics Australia – April 2013

Written on May 2nd, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Another month has flown by and it is now time to report our Australian Social Media statistics for April 2013. As I have mentioned in the past, social media […]

Australians suffer from Facebook fatigue

Written on April 30th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet It appears Aussies are starting to suffer from ‘Facebook fatigue’, according to new data from a social media monitor. The data, collected by social media monitoring firm Social Bakers, […]

Twitter to mine people’s tweets

Written on April 19th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Twitter has began to allow ads to be targeted at users based on the words written in ‘tweets’ and messages forwarded to followers at the popular social network. Previously, […]

Google street views Japan nuclear zone

Written on April 2nd, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Google Street View is giving the world a rare glimpse into one of Japan’s eerie ghost towns, created when the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami sparked a nuclear disaster […]

Social networking spend slows in marketing budgets: Survey

Written on March 28th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet A new survey shows marketing budgets will grow by 1% in 2013, following growth of 3.4% last year, while the growth of social networking and Web 2.0 is less […]

Facebook to use Twitter hashtag

Written on March 15th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet Facebook is preparing to take on Twitter by adopting the messaging service’s iconic hashtag symbol, The Wall Street Journal reports. Users of the globally popular one-to-many messaging service Twitter […]

Cyber attacks more targeted: Aust survey

Written on February 19th, 2013 by Mike Andrewno shouts
Tweet One in five major Australian businesses suffered a cyber attack in the past year, with attacks becoming more coordinated and targeted, a government survey shows. With the most serious […]
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