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Tag: Social media

Trump to launch social media app ‘Truth Social’ in Feb

Truth Social, a new social media app created by the Trump Media & Technology Group to rival Twitter, is set to go live next month.

Facebook rebrands company name to Meta

An embattled Facebook Inc. is changing its name to Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short.

Scott Morrison urges strong global social media action

Australia will urge world leaders to muscle up to social media giants in a global effort to stop the destruction of lives online.

Social media crackdown to protect children

Children aged under 16 would need their parents' consent to use social media platforms under a proposed online crackdown.

Donald Trump to launch new social media platform

Donald Trump will launch his own social media app that he says will "stand up to Big Tech" companies such as Twitter and Facebook.

Federal Parliament launches group to tackle social media concerns

Newcastle Federal MP Sharon Claydon has launched a new group in Parliament aimed at tackling the influence of ‘Big Tech'. With former US President Donald Trump being banned from Twitter and Facebook temporarily...

Social media giant bans news content

Australians woke to the news today that Facebook was banning publishers, including the Newcastle Weekly, from sharing local, national or international news content.   It’s in response to a proposed Australian Government media bargaining...

Cyber safety expert warns against online ‘sharenting’

A Cyber safety expert has urged parents to take better protective measures when posting photos on social media. With summer holidays winding up across the Hunter Region, and many children embarking on their...