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Antivirus solution protects privacy in the era of social media
What measures are you taking to secure your social media accounts?
Why cybercriminals are corrupting popular social media platforms
Fraudsters are targeting legitimate social media platforms to create a new type of fraud market – one that has a global reach.
70% of security experts say social media should be government regulated
A survey has found the majority believe social media data collection needs to be regulated, despite having little faith in their governments.
Report: Is social media marketing worth the hype?
“If SEO growth slows, then Google product listing advertisements and paid search advertisements will still have the business covered."
Facebook launches Data Abuse Bounty program
The Data Abuse Bounty is inspired by the existing bug bounty program.
Former Dimension Data boss joins Gather Online after investing $1 million
Dawson will be joining the Gather Online’s board of directors as chairman, working at the company’s Sydney-based headquarters.
New social media platform connects youth workforce with businesses
Vodafone and Youthline are among the first organisations to partner with the platform for launch.
Cambridge Analytica gets New Zealanders talking about data use
"There’s a real need to open a conversation here in New Zealand about these issues.”
Social media campaigns secure $1million for Kiwi charities
“We were thrilled to see how these groups were able to bring their supporters together to vote for their cause in 13 days.”
Social media phishing on the rise as attackers experiment with tactics
The data suggests a pivot in tactics away from traditional cloud service providers.
Is snacking in front of the telly bad for Kiwi kids?
Growing dependence on digital devices and social media could be having a negative impact on Kiwi waistlines according to the Ministry of Health.
Marketing and messaging trends shaping Facebook Messenger this year
Improved group chats, realtime features, and visual messaging are just a few of the features in store for messaging app.
Four reasons why your company should get political on social media
It’s now an expectation of consumers that brands will weigh in current events and politics, and share their values.
Top tips for using big data to your advantage this holiday season
It is important you research the market to ensure that you can beat the competition and sustain long-term growth.
Facebook fundraisers expands to New Zealand
People can now raise money for a friend, themselves, someone or something that is not on Facebook...
Luck running out for Kiwi companies using Facebook for free
“In short, the days of getting widespread reach for free are almost over for most brands."
Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.
Kiwi digital health company wins international acclaim
The Wellington-based company won the Best Tech Innovation award for disrupting mental illness...
Is social media now almost impossible to monetise unless you’re an industry giant?
MarketLine asks whether a social media business model based on building popularity before monetisation is fundamentally flawed.
Yikes! What to do when your Facebook group is hijacked by competitors
SMBs often find creating groups and participating on social media a good way to gain exposure, but we can't always control how they're used.
Submitting job applications but not getting an interview? Here's why
“If you are struggling to secure interviews, perhaps it’s due to a simple mistake you aren’t even aware of."
Isentia re-structures organisation, launches new brand and new data insight led services
Investments include the launch of ‘Stories’, an additional capability within its MediaPortal platform, which was recently upgraded.
Sea of transcoders: Japanese SoC company announces new Media Cloud initiative
Socionext will collaborate with partner companies to deliver data center servers among other services, including MB86M30-based servers.
Facebook announces the formation of a global internet forum to counter terrorism
"By working together, we can have a greater impact on the threat of terrorist content online."