More gigs for social media users with new Spark offer
Telco Review 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 Read More →
Helping those who help: how social media has changed the charity landscape
NetGuide Social media enables charities to target different audiences, get more people involved and increase awareness of their brand. Read More →
When are breasts a bad thing?
NetGuide 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? Read More →
Forget Grumpy Cat: Can Garfi take over the Internet?
NetGuide We all know the internet loves cats, but is there space for another internet celebrity of the feline form? Read More →
Kiwis fall foul of Twitter’s dark side
NetGuide Any time you use a social media service, it provides an additional opportunity for spammers, scammers and malicious masterminds to take advantage. Read More →
How social media lost the New Zealand election
Featured NetGuide In the wake of the 2014 general election, it could be time for companies and political parties alike to take a fresh look at social media. Read More →
Social Media Charity Crazes – will there be another ice bucket challenge?
Start-Up Enough with the stupid challenges. Read More →
Post-election Facebook: all is not quiet.
NetGuide I’ve noticed that left-wing supporters are far more vocal about their distaste for the right than right-wing supports are at all. Read More →
Censorship… Is Facebook keeping Kiwis quiet?
Featured NetGuide This is interesting considering the upcomoing election here in New Zealand; a topic that gets up a lot of people’s grills… Read More →
Gartner observes… Marketers, Cynics, and the #ALSIceBucketChallenge
Featured IT Brief The #ALSIceBucketChallenge has taken much of the social media world by storm, but not without generating blowback from critics and cynics. Read More →
Do you really hate Facebook? Or is it just because you’re supposed to?
Featured NetGuide Most people I know say they hate Facebook, and complain about how boring it is on a regular basis. Read More →
Will social data monitoring improve the Kiwi workplace?
IT Brief “The younger generation is more willing to share personal data meaning data monitoring will rise and could become routine practice for organisations.” Read More →
State of crowd funding “very immature and highly fragmented”
Start-Up “I have now analysed almost 50 leading crowd funding sites and my overall view is that crowdfunding is in a very early and fragmented state.” Read More →
Canterbury software start up bags $700k Japanese investment
Start-Up “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.” Read More →
Her hips don’t lie… who wins the Facebook popularity contest?
NetGuide So you may have heard that Shakira became the most popular person on Facebook after hitting 100 million likes week – the most likes any public figure on Facebook has ever achieved. Read More →