With WA lagging in its bid to get vaccinated, the vocal – and at times violent – minority of anti-vaxxers and COVID conspiracy theorist are putting the whole nation at risk.
Teenagers on Instagram will automatically have their accounts made private under a push to make the social media platform safer for young users.
In a matter of seconds overnight Cristiano Ronaldo managed to wipe more than AU$5 billion off the market value of Coca-Cola in Europe.
Social media giant Facebook is developing a version of Instagram for kids under 13 which would be controlled by parents, as it moves to make the popular social media platform safer for young people.
The head of Australia’s online safety watchdog says the phrase ‘revenge porn’ has no place in her vocabulary because it risks blaming victims for something that is not their fault.
Social media businesses are on the rise and gaining credibility as they offer a more cost effective and flexible way to operate, the owner of a Perth-based mobile bookstore says.
Just what is the difference and is it important? Agenda speaks to Curtin University professor of internet technology Tama Leaver to find out.
Experts have warned those boycotting Facebook may not realise Mark Zuckerberg also owns Instagram, as Australians start shopping around for smaller social media platforms.
Danielle Le Messurier
Gen Zs and Millennials are reinventing how social media platforms are used to help teach their peers about investing and economics.
A Perth cosmetic doctor has revealed a social-media phenomenon is driving young women to undergo ‘unnecessary’ procedures to emulate the influencers and celebrities they follow on Instagram.
Raquel de Brito
Sex might sell, but it can also cost you — that’s what’s happened to Perth’s biggest influencer, who lost 2.6 million followers overnight after she was kicked off the social media platform.
Followers of the WA tourism Instagram account, @westernaustralia, noticed some peculiar posting behaviour last night, after the account started sharing strange images and sending spam to users.
Facebook has been accused of using ‘vast amounts of money’ to acquire companies that could potentially threaten its dominance, particularly Instagram and WhatsApp.
The loss of face-to-face communication during COVID-19 lock downs has propelled the importance of a brand’s digital presence, according to Perth social media experts.
With her honesty, authenticity and wild mane drawing obvious comparisons to blogging sensation Constance Hall, Ely Fisher might just turn out to be the influencer of the 2020s.
Jennifer Aniston has finally joined Instagram, sharing a reunion picture with the Friends cast — and it’s so popular she just broke Instagram.
Tim Kelly’s partner Caitlin Miller has hit back at trolls who targeted her children with disgusting messages in the wake of the Geelong star’s trade request.
Teenagers will be blocked from seeing social media posts promoting cosmetic surgery as well as diet and detox products under changes announced by Instagram to “reduce the pressure” on young people.
Major social media platforms will be held to account with regular public reporting in an announcement made by Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the G7 today.
A growing number of children fear ‘one of their parents sharing ugly and embarrassing pictures of them’, including snaps where they look weird or are nude.
The event brings together the men and women behind some of the most popular Instagram and YouTube accounts on the planet, with a combined 28 million followers.
The biggest winners out of the retail crisis afflicting the City of Perth can be revealed as Instagram “influencers” who reaped a collective $72,000 from the council over the past 12 months.
As Facebook’s billionaire founder announces a pan-global privatised currency project, we examine the man behind the business and why you can’t trust him with your money.
Facebook's photo-sharing service Instagram is back online after suffering an outage that spread across the world.
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