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Technology News

The true cost of getting your news from Facebook and Google

Facebook and Google give us easy access to media and information. But our collective dependence on these tech giants could in the long run reduce the quality of journalism, making us all worse off.

Social Networking

The appalling role models influencing younger generations

Dianne Motton wonders what damage social media 'influencers' are doing to the young.

Social Networking

Twitter is not censoring Trump. Free speech is not guaranteed

The recent storming of the US Capitol has led a number of social media platforms to remove President Donald Trump's account.

Social Networking

I studied 5000 smartphone images and this is what I found

The photographs we prefer to take with our smartphone camera.

Health news

Health alert: Elderly at risk from social media misinformation

Elderly Australians are particularly vulnerable in the time of COVID-19. Isolation and a need for accurate information has them turning to social media for answers, often with disastrous results.

Apia

The power of connection: Why keeping in touch is great for your health

A whole lot of things are genuinely good for you, but it turns out social connectedness is a biggie. Find out why, and how to make the most of it.

Federal Budget

Social reaction: The people that Budget 2020 forgot

Social commentators have slammed Budget 2020 for failing to address the needs of women and older unemployed workers.

Social Networking

Can you trust endorsements from Facebook friends?

Kaye’s friends have alerted her to Facebook using her name to promote products and she wants to know what she can do about it.

Safety Online

Protecting your privacy and security after death

Many of us take steps to secure our privacy while we’re alive, but there’s mounting evidence that we should be equally concerned about the privacy and security risks of our data after death.

Fun

Tiny pleasures that make people happy on a cold day

We reached out on Facebook to ask what makes YourLifeChoices members happy on a cold day.

COVID-19

Who do you trust? Aussies shun fake news sources during pandemic

As Australians devour more news during the COVID-19 pandemic, social media service Facebook is among the country’s most distrusted brands, according to a new survey.

COVID-19

Be wary of what you see on social media

Australian College of General Practitioners president Harry Nespolon talks all things COVID-19.

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