Hashtags may be everywhere from the ABC’s Q&A talk show to the A-League Grand Final, yet we still know remarkably little about the structure and demographics of Twitter in Australia.
Twitter is the latest tech company to publicly release its employee demographics, following LinkedIn and Google earlier this year, but there’s little indication that Australia’s large tech companies will follow suit.
Move over selfies, duckfaces and sepia-toned photographs – GIFs are about to crank it up a notch.
Analysis of millions of transactions reveals a share on social media generates $4.80 in additional revenue and nine additional website visits.
Catapult Sports, a Melbourne-based provider of tracking devices for elite athletes, has announced it has purchased Canberra-based counterpart GPSport.
Australian software was the key to uncovering the backstory behind a man who was fired by Myer over a misleading CV.
Tinder founders in sexual harassment case: Having a female co-founder “makes the company feel like a joke”7:09PM | Wednesday, 2 July 2014 | Eloise Keating
One of the co-founders of online dating app Tinder is suing the company for sexual harassment and discrimination, in a case that is drawing attention to the treatment of women in the technology industry.
A Swedish startup aims to make the lives of smartphone users a little bit easier with the launch of a touch-free selfie app.
Instagram is the new kid on the block when it comes to social media marketing and very soon there is going to be a whole lot more advertising on the platform no matter which profiles users choose to follow.
In a move that has as many people puzzled as outraged, Facebook has published research that involved a deliberate attempt to manipulate the emotional state of 689,000 of its users.
Facebook data scientist Adam Kramer (aka Danger Muffin) – the man who wrote and designed the controversial Facebook mood study - has put up a public post on Facebook explaining why they experimented on the emotional impact of Facebook on its users.
The mobile commerce sector in Australia is booming, with monthly sales for December growing by a massive 448% in just three years, according to an ACMA report.
Revuudle wants to turn opinions expressed on social media into quantifiable data by letting users share reviews with a five-star rating system.
A Brisbane startup is developing an app which aims to give journalists much easier access to crowdsourced content.
Australian startup Bugcrowd has added social media giant Pinterest to the growing list of companies using its platform.
Kate Klavins, of Adelaide-based Floragram, tells us how her company started as a Facebook page to test the idea of making buying flowers effortless and affordable by delivering a bunch of the day for $25.
As businesses seek to trim the fat and slimline their processes, debate has risen about the value of social media advertising. But is it converting into sales, and how much does it contribute to the bottom line?
Tennis Buddy an app that promises to help users find a tennis partner in less than 10 minutes is billing itself as “Uber for Tennis”.
The Internet of Things movement is really starting to pick up pace in Australia, according Optus Innov8 Seed lead principal Alfred Lo.
To break into the mobile gaming market, you have to understand the science of the medium, says co-founder of Adelaide-based startup Broken Arms Games, Elisa Farinetti.