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Facebook still ruling the social media kingdom
Facebook remains the most popular social media platform, while other contenders have enjoyed an increase in usership.
Kiwi teacher's blog named in Global Top 12 Teacher Blogs
The place of teachers in social media is being regarded as increasingly important.
Maori Party co-leader inspired by #illridewithyou Twitter campaign
"I’ll ride with you is a statement of cultural competency; an affirmation of kotahitanga – the drive to come together as one."
Support for Muslim Australians takes off following Sydney siege #IllRideWithYou
Thousands of social media users in Australia are showing the world they are not caving to Islamophobia or racism.
How SMBs can use Twitter to effectively target customers
Access to Twitter ads allows New Zealand businesses to build tailor-made campaigns to suit their budget and meet objectives and business goals.
Social media giving a voice to those without a voice
The ability to help animals has become far more accessible with the use of technology. Apps, websites and social media help people who want to get involved.
Foreigners denied Facebook and Twitter as North Korea orders blanket ban
The blanket ban ends access to services previously available to diplomatic missions and international humanitarian organisations
Twitter hopes to dominate apps with Fabric
Twitter has announced Fabric at its Flight conference, taking the social media platform into the world of apps.
More gigs for social media users with new Spark offer
Refreshing newsfeeds and checking Twitter timelines has become a part of people’s day-to-day lives, so it makes sense to give customers more data to do so
French bank to offer money transfers via a tweet
The bank says it is prepared to offer person to person transfers via Twitter.
When are breasts a bad thing?
People on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest express themselves in a variety of ways, so when is nudity art or expression and when does it become inappropriate?
Tweet tweet: #AmazonWishList
Add to your Amazon wishlist by twitter, we explain how.
Kiwis fall foul of Twitter’s dark side
Any time you use a social media service, it provides an additional opportunity for spammers, scammers and malicious masterminds to take advantage.
Dirty politics enabled by technology
In the wake of the launch of Nicky Hager’s latest book, it has become apparent is that ‘Dirty Politics’ is enabled in an unprecedented fashion by technology in general and social media in particular.
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."
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.
When the final whistle sounded on this morning's World Cup Final, it wasn't just Germany claiming victory, with Twitter setting new records too.
How to use social media to land a job...
Looking up someone's website and memorising the About Us page isn't going to cut it.
iBlunder: Apple uses Windows on Mac Pro production line
Manufacturing of Apple’s Mac Pro involves the use of the Windows operating system, so says the photo tweeted by CEO Tim Cook over the weekend.
Conference ahead for #edchatNZ – where NZ teachers tweet
#edchatNZ is planning for its first conference, moving the vibrant online community of tweeting educators offline and into the ‘real’ world.
Sshh... Twitter doesn't like you
I’m 100% for any service or product that helps block annoying/stupid people from bothering me...
A lesson in social Networking 101
Let's take a look at some of the most basic social networking tenets.
10 things I hate about Instagram...
I used to love Instagram, but the Instagram craze has cooled off and it’s becoming more and more irrelevant.
Gartner: Four steps to drive social media behaviour...
Although people process hundreds of pieces of content daily, we encounter thousands. Most of what we come across gets ignored because, quite frankly, it’s boring.