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Global and local tech giants are offering their services for free via an online portal that has launched to assist Australian companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) unveiled the online resource centre yesterday to help businesses and workplaces move towards remote working arrangements as the

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In the midst of its battle with Australia’s privacy watchdog in the federal court, Facebook may also face a class action lawsuit lodged on behalf of the Australian’s whose data was hoovered up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Litigation funder IMF Bentham, which is now named Omni Bridgeway,  began inviting

Australia’s privacy regulator has begun legal proceedings against Facebook over its failure to protect users’ data during the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social media giant is facing a potential multimillion-dollar fine but whether the case will have a lasting impact of the social media giant’s operations is unclear. Facebook has

The Australian Information Commissioner has commenced legal proceedings against Facebook, alleging it failed to protect more than 300,000 Australian users’ data that was collected by the app at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The digital quiz app, This is Your Digital Life, collected the personal information of Australian

Australia’s digital advertising ecosystem and internet platforms will continue to face regulatory scrutiny well into the new decade, with two new ACCC probes announced this month.  Following the conclusion of the ACCC’s 18 month-long investigation into Google and Facebook, this week Treasurer Josh Frydenberg directed the competition watchdog to conduct

In November 2002, when SARS, a respiratory virus broke out in southern China, 774 people died and 8,098 were infected. Nearly 17 years later in December 2019, the Novel Coronavirus was first identified in the Wuhan province, a similar respiratory illness to SARS.  At the time of publishing there are

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Nearly half of internet users globally now turn on ad blockers and social media continues to attract new users despite an increase in privacy concerns. A clear majority of internet users say they are concerned about how their personal information is being manipulated by companies and the threat of fake

Facebook executives believe three privacy and advertising industry “headwinds” will increasingly dampen its advertising revenue this year, with the biggest impact yet to be felt.  Data privacy regulations, product changes from fellow tech giants, and new transparency tools from Facebook itself will eat into its advertising revenue, according to Facebook

Thirty-seven per cent of people on earth use one of Facebook’s “family” of apps each month, according to data in the company’s latest financial results, which today revealed soaring revenue and hundreds of millions of new users. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies In

Facebook has suffered a blow against its data collection practices in Europe, with a German court ruling some of the social media giant’s user terms violate consumer data protection law. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies Facebook says it has addressed the practices in