Social Networking

Is this the end of fake news?

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


Be careful what you ask for

Instagrammer Sid Frisjes’ 15 minutes of fame will forever linger in the internet prank hall of fame.


Change your Facebook password

Facebook has admitted to leaving the passwords of up to 600 million Facebook and Instagram users readable by its employees for years.


Don’t fall for Valentine’s Day scam

The ACCC warns people to be careful about who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day, with stats showing people are most likely to be preyed upon by romance scammers on social media.


What happens in an internet minute?

Have you ever wondered what happens in just one minute on the internet? The numbers are so big it almost boggles the mind, but this infographic will help break it down for you.

Identity Theft

Facebook accounts hacked

The details of 50 million Facebook accounts were hacked last month and have now appeared for sale on the dark web for $3.90 per account. What does it mean for your private data?


Apple to stop Facebook tracking

Facebook’s ability to automatically track web users comes under attack.


Facebook cheat sheet

Facebook is a great site on which to waste some time, so why not fritter your time more efficiently with our Facebook cheat sheet?


Saying no to Facebook’s new feature

Greg wants to know how to disable Facebook’s new facial recognition feature.


Make Facebook’s app less intrusive

Facebook is part of our daily lives – but don’t you sometimes wish it would just go away? Short of deactivating the app, here are a few simple ways to make Facebook’s app less intrusive.


Take control of your Facebook feed

Are you sick of only seeing what Facebook wants you to see? Regain control of your News Feed with this simple trick.


Public servants warned off social

This week, the Australian Public Service Commission told its members to stop liking and sharing anti-government social media posts, as they may be breaching the code of conduct.

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