Social Media

GridAKL Innovation Day – a festival of creative and high-tech industries

In case you haven’t heard of GridAKL, it is part of the innovation precinct in Wynard Quarter operating…

Snapchat in the sky with diamonds

Snapchat is six years’ old this month, and the company is not slowing down on its stream of awesome…

Social Media’s impact on the 2017 NZ Election

Advance voting for the 2017 NZ Election began on Monday this week. With more booths available this year and…

Oppo – the new kids on the block in smartphones

If you haven’t yet heard of Oppo (or even if you have) I’ve got some interesting news about the…

@apple on Instagram

It’s been 1 month since Apple launched their official Instagram. The tech giant racked up 20,000 followers in…

UberEATS arrives in the capital

  When UberEATS launched in Auckland back in March, we knew it was just a matter of time before the…

NZ Marketing Summit coming in September

We are stoked to be supporting the NZ Marketing Summit for 2017! This awesome event is coming to Auckland…

Virtual Reality – changing the way we learn

With the desire to create “powerful virtual reality training solutions for complex and hazardous scenarios”, Corvecto is taking the potential…

TV for Facebook goes live in the U.S.

In a follow-on move from the Video tab that was released in the U.S. last year, Facebook has created…

2017 New Zealand Social Media Awards – Finalists Update

The finalists for this year’s New Zealand Social Media Awards were announced on the 28th of July and we…

Facebook Stories: The update no one asked for

Facebook is the world’s top social networking site with two billion monthly users. It’s a huge number, one that…

2017 New Zealand Social Media Awards

There is a really exciting social media event coming up that we want to tell you all about! It’s…

Apple iOS 11 update: The good, the bad, and the ugly.

Today marks the final day of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) for 2017. Earlier in the week, Apple unveiled…

The return of #NZSOMO

At Social Media NZ, we love being involved in events that bring social-nuts like ourselves together! So we wanted…

Top Picks for Techweek’17

This Saturday is the start of our national Techweek for 2017. Techweek’17 is a 9-day series of events that…

VR expands into car sales with Land Rover

Virtual reality is one of the most exciting new technologies at the moment and is generating great levels of…

Touching use of VR for Social Good

Here at Social Media NZ, we like to focus on cool things happening in the social media sphere! However,…

Social media and the rise of Blockchain

Blockchain technologies are having an increasingly apparent impact on the world across a variety of industries. As the world…

GIFs could be coming to Facebook comments

This week, Facebook are testing a GIF button in the comments section with a small number of users. The…

UberEATS has launched in Auckland!

Last year, UberEATS went live in America and Australia with the idea of putting all the best local food…