Tag: social

Australians making use of social media as ‘highlights reel’, not connection: study

Posted December 10, 2015 14:27:41 Australians are making use of social media to curate their image, rather than connect with friends and household, a new survey says. Nonetheless, an expert says how considerably someone’s identity is “curated” varies from platform to platform. Tumblr’s however-to-be-released Status of Social in 2015 survey looked into how Australia’s practically…


Social media answers Christmas card want of girl affected by arson

Posted December 09, 2015 19:05:48 Photo: Safyre Terry suffered burns to 75 per cent of her body soon after the fire. (Facebook: Safyre Schenectady’s Super Survivor) Map: United States A young girl who lost her entire family to arson two years ago has asked for 1 issue this festive season — Christmas cards. Safyre Terry’s…


Police use social media to crackdown on dodgy drivers and unsafe towing techniques

Updated December 02, 2015 12:57:43 Photo: New South Wales Traffic and Highway Patrol Command officers follow up on leads sent via by means of Facebook from the public when unsafe scenarios are reported. (Supplied) Associated Story: Double demerit points for drivers caught utilizing mobile phone Protruding pallets and mattresses tied down with strings are high…


Congressman: To stop ISIS, let’s shut down websites and social media

Agen Sabung Ayam US Rep. Joe Barton. (credit: Gage Skidmore) US Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) has a strategy to quit terrorists: shut down internet sites, such as social media networks. Barton today asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler if the commission can shut down internet sites used by ISIS and other terrorist groups. Barton…