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Twitter Blue Now Available in New Zealand and the US
Posted on 10-Nov-2021 06:50 News, Social media

Twitter Blue is now available in the United States and New Zealand across iOS, Android and web, after its initial launch in Australia and Canada.

Snapchat AR shows what five dollars can do for health
Posted on 16-Apr-2020 17:29 News, Social media

Snap Inc. have launched a new augmented reality donation lens to help Snapchatters in New Zealand and around the world support the COVID-19 response effort.

Kiwi app Pedigree DentaStix Studios uses pet images to counter impact of negative social media Content
Posted on 5-Mar-2020 08:32 News, Social media

Available for download on iOS and Android devices, the app uses a unique algorithm to track and measure social media for trending, negative sentiments in posts and prompts users to create and share positive content in response.

Twitter Top Trends 2018 in New Zealand
Posted on 5-Dec-2018 15:06 News, Social media

Twitter New Zealand has crunched the numbers to bring you the platform’s biggest trends, most talked about Kiwis, and the most passionate communities across politics, news, entertainment and sport .

Second presidential debate Twitter live stream captures 3.2 million viewers
Posted on 12-Oct-2016 09:46 News, Social media

Debate generates over 17 million Tweets, more than 3 billion impressions to become most Tweeted ever.

Semi Permanent Auckland 2016 announces panel and speaker line up
Posted on 8-Jul-2016 18:53 News, Social media

The countdown is on to the annual gathering which brings together industry powerhouses and creative heavyweights from some of the world's most talked about businesses.

Tony Marsh behind fitness and social I.AM app
Posted on 19-Jun-2016 12:09 News, Social media

A new fitness app connects Kiwis with like-minded training buddies, specialised trainers, facilities and a variety of fitness classes - anywhere, anytime, nationwide.

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 07:29 News, Social media

Microsoft Corp. and LinkedIn Corporation have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion.

Instagram unleashes Bolt in New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa first
Posted on 30-Jul-2014 14:39 News, Social media

Bolt is a one-to-one visual messaging app for iOS and Android that lets you capture and send photos and videos to friends with just one tap.

New video app Veeemotion pilot starts in New Zealand
Posted on 29-Jul-2014 20:19 News, Social media

The app is being touted as the "video-Instagram" and include powerful social networking and video capture/edit functions.

Social app State releases updated app, goes global
Posted on 15-May-2014 09:50 News, Social media

State launched a major mobile app update for iPhone today that now makes it easier for anyone to quickly State their opinions, get them counted and connect with others around the world who share their views.

Zomato redefines restaurant discovery with latest product revamp
Posted on 9-Apr-2014 14:40 News, Social media

Zomato's revamped product is built on two simple pillars of thought - that individual preferences vary, and that building a more trusted ecosystem of recommendations will result in quicker and easier decision-making.

Zomato raises US$37 million from Sequoia Capital and Info Edge
Posted on 11-Nov-2013 19:33 News, Social media

company plans to use capital to fund global expansion, while launching in Brazil, Turkey, and Indonesia.

All-New Adobe Social now supports Flickr, Foursquare, Instagram and LinkedIn
Posted on 18-Jul-2013 22:57 News, Social media

Utilizing the new unified Adobe Marketing Cloud interface, now available for Adobe Social, marketers and their teams can now surface valuable insights and collaborate more effectively.

Yelp lands in New Zealand
Posted on 2-May-2013 01:00 News, Social media

Kiwi consumers are set to benefit from the arrival of a rapidly growing online review site which will help shoppers identify the most popular New Zealand businesses.

The Life 100 Years Ago project brings New Zealand events from the past to Twitter
Posted on 10-Apr-2013 11:57 News, Social media

Excerpts from New Zealand diaries written a century ago are now appearing on the most modern of communication media, Twitter.

Telecom Foundation acquires online giving platform Givealittle.co.nz (with video)
Posted on 22-Nov-2012 09:54 News, Social media

Marking the change in ownership, the Foundation is turning Givealittle.co.nz into New Zealand’s first zero fees fundraising service, permanently removing the 5% administration charge as part of the deal.

Pets get their own place in cyberspace
Posted on 8-Nov-2012 13:07 News, Social media

Two animal-loving PhD students from Massey University have launched a new social network for pets. The website grew out of conversations the duo had while working long hours in the labs at the University’s Institute of Natural Sciences.

Facebook partners with AVG to help keep social networkers safe
Posted on 17-Oct-2012 11:33 News, Social media

AVG Technologies announces its partnership with Facebook to help protect the world’s largest global online community from the latest security threats by providing data from AVG LinkScanner to help users avoid malicious web links posted by users on Facebook.

Speakers ready to inspire at TEDxAuckland
Posted on 16-Aug-2012 09:00 News, Social media

TEDxAuckland is bringing together several of New Zealand’s most interesting minds for a full day of stimulating talks, discussions and learning this October.

A New Zealand company is making the web safer by making people smile
Posted on 9-Aug-2012 18:00 News, Social media

Users can now use video clips called ‘Gestyas’ as video signatures for their online profiles in social networking sites, dating services or chat rooms.

ASB launches mobile Facebook payments
Posted on 19-Jul-2012 10:43 News, Social media

From today, ASB customers can make payments directly to their Facebook ‘friends’, in the latest enhancement to the popular ASB Mobile app.

AVG debuts social media integrator MultiMi
Posted on 18-Jul-2012 11:57 News, Social media

MultiMi is a social media integrator that helps people stay in touch through different social networks, whether it’s Facebook, email, Twitter, LinkedIn or other social platform.

TEDxAucklnzd 2012 to bring TED style presentations to Auckland
Posted on 11-Jul-2012 07:25 News, Social media

With production management by Mikee Tucker (LOOP/Fly My Pretties), a cast of 18 speakers and three musical interludes this event looks set to be a day of thought provocation.

Microsoft to acquire Yammer in US$ 1.2 billion deal
Posted on 26-Jun-2012 07:42 News, Social media

Microsoft plans to accelerate Yammer’s adoption alongside complementary offerings from Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics and Skype.


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