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Facebook Shops will roll out in Australia in the coming months, giving local businesses the ability to set up online storefronts on Facebook and Instagram.  The new commerce tool from the social media giant was announced overnight and features a new checkout, shopping tab, and shoppable live streams which will

Online platforms have empowered aspiring artists to distribute music independently rather than through a label. However, new research into the music industry shows a successful career takes more than just a moment of social media magic. Platforms such as Instagram, YouTube and Spotify enable ordinary people to release their music

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The wild west of social media is coming to an end. A report looking ahead at digital trends in 2020 warns marketers that new rules and laws are being implemented by authorities, creators and users on social media platforms.  Social creative agency We Are Social’s report Think Forward argues that both

Facebook, the US$550 billion company, is trying to distinguish itself from the social media app that shares its name — starting with a new logo which was unveiled today.  Antonio Lucio, Facebook’s newish CMO, flagged the move earlier this year during a session at Advertising Week in Sydney, where the

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Despite all the privacy and data controversies surrounding Facebook in the past year it is still the most widely used social media site in Australia, according to new Roy Morgan research. At the beginning of 2019, Facebook had more than 17.1 million users visiting the site in a four week

Apple is soon launching a credit card that will likely be a precursor to its foray into its own cryptocurrency. You could argue that Apple Pay is already a crypto when users load funds to use for payments and one that is already a stablecoin since its value is the currency used

Facebook told investors it’s setting aside $3 billion to cover an impending fine from the FTC, to settle an investigation which was opened in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The matter remains unresolved, but the company is estimating the fine will be between $3 billion and $5 billion.

In the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre, Facebook has banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook announced in a blog post it will start enforcing the policy next week, a fortnight after a white supremacist gunman murdered 50 people in New Zealand,

Facebook has admitted hundreds of millions of its users’ passwords were stored in plain text and able to be accessed by its employees. In a blog post, Pedro Canahuati, VP Engineering, Security and Privacy at Facebook said the company has fixed the issues and will be notifying those users whose

Facebook has apologised to marketers who were unable to access its ad interfaces, including Ads Manager and the Marketing API, yesterday during an outage which impacted the social media giant’s platforms globally. Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp all experienced partial outages for more than 12 hours, in what is thought to