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Be careful what you ask for

Be careful what you ask for

Be careful what you ask for

A seemingly harmless request ends up in a hilarious internet ‘chain mail’ of funny photoshopped ...

Change your Facebook password

You need to change your Facebook password

Change your Facebook password

Facebook has admitted to leaving the passwords of up to 600 million users readable to ...

Don’t fall for Valentine’s Day scam

Don’t fall for Valentine’s Day scam

Don’t fall for Valentine’s Day scam

The ACCC warns people to be careful who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day.

What happens in an internet minute?

What happens in an internet minute?

What happens in an internet minute?

Have you ever wondered what happens in just one internet minute?

Facebook accounts hacked

Facebook accounts hacked

Facebook accounts hacked

The details of 50 million Facebook accounts were hacked last month.

Blocking annoying relatives

Blocking annoying relatives

Blocking annoying relatives

Block social media comments and emails from a family member without offending them.

Apple to stop Facebook tracking

Apple to stop Facebook tracking

Apple to stop Facebook tracking

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

Facebook cheat sheet

Facebook cheat sheet

Facebook cheat sheet

Waste your time more efficiently with our Facebook cheat sheet.

Saying no to Facebook’s new feature

Saying no to Facebook’s new feature

Saying no to Facebook’s new feature

Greg wants to know how to disable the new compulsory Facebook feature.

Make Facebook’s app less intrusive

Facebook app on phone in back jeans pocket

Make Facebook’s app less intrusive

A few simple ways to make the Facebook app less intrusive.

Take control of your Facebook feed

Facebook tips: take control of your Facebook feed

Take control of your Facebook feed

Are you sick of only seeing what Facebook wants you to see?

Public servants warned off social

Public servants warned off social

Public servants warned off social

Public servants have been told to stop liking anti-government social media posts.

Keep your Facebook account secure

Keep your Facebook account secure

Keep your Facebook account secure

Follow our helpful hints on how to keep your Facebook account secure.

How to turn off Facebook emails

Email inbox is full of unnecessary email notifications from facebook

How to turn off Facebook emails

Declutter your inbox by disabling unnecessary Facebook notification emails.

How to tackle internet trolls

Internet Troll

How to tackle internet trolls

Trolls belong under bridges, here’s how to put them back in their place.

Five tips to protect online privacy

Five tips to protect online privacy

Five tips to protect online privacy

We all take the internet and social media for granted, but, unfortunately, so do cyber ...

Five things never to post online

Concert tickets

Five things never to post online

Sharing may be caring, but not when it’s done online.

Facebook to filter fake news

Facebook and Google launch new tools to filter fake news

Facebook to filter fake news

We may soon be seeing less ‘fake news’.

ATO stalking your social media

The Australian Tax Office is stalking your Facebook posts

ATO stalking your social media

Government departments, such as the ATO, are looking at your social media posts.

My dad is Twitter mad

Old gray haired man using Twitter on Apple iPad

My dad is Twitter mad

Jo Lamble helps Carol navigate the social media minefield with her father.

How to protect your digital life

Padlock sitting on white computer keyboard

How to protect your digital life

Worried about your online safety? Learn how to protect your digital life.

Do you believe everything you read?

Do you believe everything you read?

Do you believe everything you read?

Are you falling for fake news reports on social media?

Have we forgotten how to connect?

Have we forgotten how to connect?

Have we forgotten how to connect?

Have Australians forgotten how to connect with each other?

Why you should be using Snapchat

Man's hand using Snapchat on iPad

Why you should be using Snapchat

Should you give Snapchat a go? Here are seven reasons why it might be fun ...

The best way to make calls overseas

Mature happy woman on international call

The best way to make calls overseas

Leon puts Facebook Messenger calls and standard overseas phone calls to the test.

Should you post that comment?

Womans hand using phone social media

Should you post that comment?

What should you consider before posting a comment online?

Are you only alive on Facebook?

Are you only alive on Facebook?

Are you only alive on Facebook?

How often is too often to change your profile photo on Facebook?

425 million user accounts hacked

425 million user accounts hacked in massive online security breach

425 million user accounts hacked

The personal data of 425 million internet users has been hacked and sold online.

Are you addicted to Facebook?

Woman slouched at desk at night on Facebook

Are you addicted to Facebook?

Have you ever wondered if you’re addicted to Facebook? Why not find out?

Enhance your retirement with social media

Enhance your retirement with social media

Enhance your retirement with social media

More and more older Australians are using social media to enhance their retirement.

What is phantom vibration syndrome?

Smartphone in a pocket is it vibrating or is it phantom vibration syndrome

What is phantom vibration syndrome?

We explain the phenomenon called ‘phantom vibration syndrome’.

Facebook fun with YourLifeChoices

Facebook thumbs up on keyboard

Facebook fun with YourLifeChoices

Here are the crème de la crème of our Facebook posts, as chosen by you.

Cybercrime affects one in four

Cybercrime affects one in four

Cybercrime affects one in four

One in four Australians now claim to be the victim of identity theft or fraud.

Facebook to help you ditch your ex

Facebook to help you ditch your ex

Facebook to help you ditch your ex

Facebook has plans to help you to obliterate your ex from your social media.

Malcolm Turnbull’s dog blog

Malcolm Turnbull’s dog blog

Malcolm Turnbull’s dog blog

Did you know that our new Prime Minister has his very own dog blog?

Five handy Facebook features

Five handy Facebook features

Five handy Facebook features

Improve your Facebook experience with these handy little-known features.

Media release no one read

Media release no one read

Media release no one read

No one in the Immigration Minister’s office read the press release.

Virtual kidnapping of photos

Virtual kidnapping of photos

Virtual kidnapping of photos

Photos of children and babies are being stolen from social media.

Instagram filters explained

Instagram filters explained

Instagram filters explained

Knowing when to use the right Instagram filter can turn your photo into a work ...

Starting out on social media

Starting out on social media

Starting out on social media

With which social media websites should you sign up?

Why join Twitter?

Why join Twitter?

Why join Twitter?

Twitter enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called ‘tweets’.

Benedict Cumberbatch engaged

Bernard Cumberbatch engaged

Benedict Cumberbatch engaged

Benedict Cumberbatch has shunned the celebrity style for making important announcements by social media.

Queens first tweet

Queens first tweet

Queens first tweet

Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first tweet

We don't care when you overshare

We don't care when you overshare

We don't care when you overshare

The social media phenomenon is still going strong.

Social media blamed for celebrity death

Social media blamed for celebrity death

Social media blamed for celebrity death

Celebrity Charlotte Dawson was found dead in her Sydney apartment on Saturday.

Getting started with Bitstrips

Getting started with Bitstrips

Getting started with Bitstrips

Create one-panel digital cartoons with your friends on Facebook through Bitstrips.

Beginner’s Guide to Twitter

Beginner’s Guide to Twitter

Beginner’s Guide to Twitter

Discover what Twitter is, why you should give it a chance and how to get ...

Take a social networking vacation

Take a social networking vacation

Take a social networking vacation

New research has revealed online users are taking social network vacations

Unfriending Facebook friends

Unfriending Facebook friends

Unfriending Facebook friends

How to remove unwanted Facebook friends, fast.

Advertisers on Facebook leverage your name

Advertisers on Facebook leverage your name

Advertisers on Facebook leverage your name

Drew explains how advertisers on Facebook are using your name to promote their brands

Pinterest opens to public

Pinterest opens to public

Pinterest opens to public

Previously invitation only, as of last week, Pinterest is now open for registration.

Cyber bullying goes too far

Cyber bullying goes too far

Cyber bullying goes too far

Two prominent Australian personalities have recently become the victims of cyber bullying.

Help fix my Facebook woes

Help fix my Facebook woes

Help fix my Facebook woes

Christine has followed Drew’s defragging advice, but Facebook is playing up on her Mac. Can ...

Government proposal threatens your privacy

Australian Government proposal threatens your privacy

Government proposal threatens your privacy

The internet and telephone data of every Australian could be retained.

6.5 million LinkedIn Passwords hacked

6.5 million LinkedIn Passwords hacked

6.5 million LinkedIn Passwords hacked

A Russian forum user yesterday claimed to have hacked LinkedIn.

Security issues a major concern

Security issues a major concern

Security issues a major concern

Cybercrime figures are at an all time high and still growing

Jailed for Facebook

Facebook, jail, social media, Sydney, Australia

Jailed for Facebook

A Sydney man has been jailed after posting nude photos of his ex-girlfriend on Facebook.

Demystifying YouTube

Demystifying YouTube

Demystifying YouTube

YouTube is one of the biggest community websites on the internet today, and it ...

Facebook folly

Facebook, social media, online privacy

Facebook folly

Be careful what you type. We are constantly hearing stories ...

Social Media Revolution

Social Media Revolution

Social Media Revolution

Did you know that social media has overtaken pornography as the number one activity on the internet, or that one in eight couples in Americamet online? This four minute video, Social Media Revolution , is full of these kinds of fascinating facts.

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