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Facebook to ban all praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism… but wait…

Earlier this week we shared our thoughts on Facebook and the involvement in the Christchurch Terror attack. Today CNN…

Techweek 2018: Hate Speech in the age of the internet

Cyber-bullying is a world-wide problem but how does it affect New Zealanders? As part of Techweek 2018, the…

New Zealand’s James Hurman features in New York digital storytelling festival

As augmented and virtual reality technologies continue to generate hype worldwide, it is exciting to be able to say…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The return of #NZSOMO

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

The New Zealand Fire Service step into the world of VR

Virtual Reality is quickly becoming a popular way to engage people. Whether it be via apps, consoles, or booths…

Magnify VR/AR Expo and Business Summit (2 Days Celebrating Tech Week) – brought to you by Sky City, AIRNZ and HP.

What will be a $200 billion industry by 2020?  Come and find out how every sector of the market will…

UberEATS has launched in Auckland!

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

Top 3 Social Media Trends of 2016

With the year almost over, I thought it would be interesting to look back at how social media has…

Instagram’s new “bookmark tool”

The end of 2016 is fast-approaching, which means so is my annual attempt to make myself a “new and…

Citizen Journalism

I’m not going to lie, I don’t remember the last time I picked up a newspaper and read it…

IT’S HERE IT’S HERE! THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S4 IS HEEEEEEEEEEEEERE!

The latest Samsung smartphone went on sale in New Zealand today with rival telcos instantly matching call…

How to stop being crap online and start being awesome [Intro Video]

SMNZ has teamed up with…

Tweeting with care on Election Day

  There’s a general election and referendum…

The Social-Lite: EP 19 – Groupon in NZ, File-sharing Bill, Virtual Real Estate and More

Welcome to…

Journalists mourn NZPA on Twitter and Facebook

    The end of the New Zealand Press Association is a…