Was Hacked US Voter Data Used To Create Facebook Ads During 2016 US Election?

Hacked US Voter data was used to influence Americans on social media during the US 2016 Election, claims two UK Journalists

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Video: Professor Robert Kelly BBC Interview




Instant Classic Video – The perils of working from home…

A serious BBC interview with a Professor Robert Kelly, an expert on Korea, has gone viral online – after his young children interrupted him speaking live on air.

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Newspaper Social Media Success Story – How News Orgs Are Working Subscriber Growth

Newspaper Social Media Success and President Trump

The Newspaper Social Media success story and how they’re starting to see a pickup in subscriber growth. Some of it thanks to a new US President and much of it due to high engagement, reach and growth from social media marketing.

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Facebook Video Tab Launches as Live Streaming Video Becomes $100 Billion Industry

Live video streaming, especially user generated, roaming live video, is the big story in social media right now.

Driven by smartphones & 4G/LTE internet – live streaming is going see many billions of advertising dollars come its way in the next few years, two new reports suggest. (BI Intelligence, Markets and Markets)

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nbnm8 – Verify if NBN is Available on Real Estate Listing Sites

nbnm8 is going to be a very useful tool indeed

A new platform allows Australian’s to check if the new property they are looking at on real estate listing websites is NBN ready.

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News Corp Buys Sky News Australia, New Zealand, Business Network and Australia Network

News Corp Buys Sky News Australia, New Zealand, Business Network and Australia Network

They say content is king, but maybe it’s video content that sits on the Iron Thorn in the Game of Media.

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Snapchat Australia User Growth Massive, Catching Up to Instagram

For the first time, Snapchat Australia has released official numbers on it’s user base. Turns out, Snapchat is bigger in Australia than you might think.

The data is phenomenal, revealing 4 million active daily Snapchat Australia users.

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Cracking Down on ‘Fake News’? Media Literacy is the Answer, Not Censorship

Both Facebook and Google have been under attack in the aftermath of the US election, with claims they allowed (or didn’t do enough to stop) false news to be distributed throughout their platforms. The reaction, however, has been noxious.

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Social Media Predictions for 2017

2016 is at dusk, it’s time to look forward to a fresh start – 2017.

In social media land, as always, things are changing rapidly. The macro-climate, if you will, remains the same – however big UX changes that may influence social media usage are afoot.

What will happen to social media in 2017?

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