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Facebook potentially looking at banning news in Australia

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Facebook has threatened to ban news from being shared on its main app and Instagram, snubbing and attacking the new regulatory code the ACCC is developing. The new code would force social media...

Ausdroid’s response to the #StopHateforProfit campaign: we are leaving Facebook

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Ausdroid has been a strong supporter of social causes for a long time. We have upset some readers in the past with our social conscience and while we miss those readers we do not...

Stop Hate for Profit campaign calls on the wider international community to stand against...

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Facebook has been cowering behind their stance that they support free speech as a way of maintaining an anything-goes stance on its platform, assuming that anything isn't a breastfeeding mother. It seems that in...

Viber severs ties with Facebook in #StopHateForProfit boycott escalation

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Viber is a very popular messaging platform, with over one billion users worldwide albeit far from the 5 Billion installs of the Facebook-owned Whatsapp on the Android platform alone. So for them to...

Facebook actually wants to help you not use Facebook so much? Screenshots point...

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Digital Wellbeing has become the catchphrase of many tech companies with so many of us spending so much time on our devices -- Elon Musk actually Joe Rogan recently that we are cyborgs already...

Australian Review: Facebook Portal TV is the best way to video call family and...

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For $229 the Facebook Portal TV enables you to seamlessly make Facebook Messenger/Whatsapp video calls and enable "telepresence" with your family and friends in a way that used to cost many many multiples of...

Facebook is looking to take on Zoom with Messenger Rooms and more

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Facebook is looking to take on Zoom with the Social Networking company launching Messenger rooms, to its Messenger app. With Messenger Rooms, users can host group calls of up to 50 people and instead of...

Australia will force Facebook and Google to pay media outlets for news content

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To say the Australian government is beholden to certain media companies is a massive understatement. It should not come as a surprise to anyone then that the government has decided to do the bidding...

WhatsApp seems near ready to deliver Snapchat style disappearing messages

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The WhatsApp development team is continuing to work hard to maintain the perch at the top of the messaging pile. We recently saw a dark theme appear and now we’re finally seeing Snapchat style,...

WhatsApp dark mode has begun rolling out to Android and iOS users

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Dark mode, a feature that you either love or hate but an ever increasing feature that is requested, has begun rolling out overnight to Android and iOS users of WhatsApp. The new Dark mode feature,...

Facebook Messenger set for a major overhaul

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Facebook Messenger is one of the biggest messaging platforms in our digital world. The user base is massive and the interface is remarkably simple, it's also set for a major overhaul. TechChrunch...

WhatsApp group chats may have been compromised by a simple error

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While chat apps are generally encrypted end-to-end these days there are still some really simple vulnerabilities that can happen. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has had one become public in the last couple of days. https://twitter.com/JordanWildon/status/1230829082662842369?s=19 The issue...

You can now export your Facebook photos to Google Photos in Australia

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Late last year, Facebook introduced a means to export photos to Google Photos. The tool was launched in Ireland in December, and it's now become available to users in Australia. Part of the Data Transfer...

Facebook and Instagram add new features to help celebrate Sydney’s 2020 Gay and Lesbian...

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Well, its official Mardi Gras season in Sydney, with numerous business showing their pride and inclusiveness within the LGBTIQ community. Facebook along with its photo sharing app, Instagram, are also looking to take part...

How to turn it off: Facebook Reveals How Much It Tracks Your Web and...

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Some people think that Facebook shows them ads by listening into their conversations. There is no proof that this has happened however Facebook has just revealed that they don't need to listen to...

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