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

Women are queens of the selfie

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.


The power of connection

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

Commentators slam Budget 2020

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

Social Networking

Can you trust 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 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.


Happiness on a cold day

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


Who do you trust?

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.


Be wary of what you see on social media

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

Social Networking

Is this the end of fake news?

Can hiding likes make Facebook fairer and rein in fake news? The science says maybe.

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