May
24
2013
Twitter says it is stepping up security measures for the popular messaging service, following a series of high-profile breaches by hackers hitting media organisations and others. Twitter said it would implement a new login...

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May
10
2013
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 visitors pumped $4.2 billion into...

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May
6
2013
QR code scanning – once the domain of the younger crowd – is becoming more evenly distributed across various age groups, according to data released by ScanBuy. The company, which says it...

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May
2
2013
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 growth in Australia has slowed...

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Apr
30
2013
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, shows around 115,000 less people...

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Apr
19
2013
The amount of time Australians spend on social media sites is declining, according to new research involving three million internet users. Interest in sites like Facebook and Twitter grew rapidly in Australia from 2010....

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Apr
19
2013
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, contents of Twitter messages relied...

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Apr
16
2013
Buzz has continued to build about the social media giant Twitter’s launching of a new music app. Key ‘influencers’ have already been given a sneak preview of the software ahead of a public roll-out,...

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Apr
4
2013
Google’s new privacy policy is under legal attack from regulators in its largest European markets, who want the company to overhaul practices they say let it create a data goldmine at the expense of...

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Apr
1
2013
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 that has left the area...

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