social media

What Facebook’s Focus on ‘Meaningful Interactions’ Means for Brands

On Friday, Mark Zuckerburg announced a plan following on from his 2018 New Year’s resolution to “fix Facebook”….

Social Media Trends For 2018

2018 is looking to be an exciting year for Social Media platforms. We’ve put together our predictions of how…

Following Instagram Hashtags – A new opportunity for brands

Instagram is no longer just for following people or business pages, last week the social media platform added a…

Influencer Marketing – The dos and don’ts

Influencer marketing continues to be one of the most popular marketing strategies for brands. Despite the success it brings…

Social media’s use in employment.

Social media has become an integral part of our day-to-day, but what you may not have realised is that…

Out with Advertising as we know it

With the rise of digital technologies, ad-exposure is at an all time high. This has also created an increasing pool…

AR smart glasses trialing in London’s National Theatre

Epson is a global technology company dedicated to connecting people, things and information with efficient, compact and precision technologies….

Learn a new language with virtual reality

It’s no secret that we’re passionate about all things Virtual Reality here at Social Media NZ, and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Instagram’s latest update: a user’s experience

At the beginning of February, Instagram were testing a new album-like feature on the beta version of their Android…

Skype is testing new features that could revive its popularity

Skype was once the leader of the pack when it came to video calls. However, with strong competition from…

Promoted Pins come to New Zealand

On the 21st of February, Pinterest announced the continued international expansion of Promoted Pins into three new countries: Ireland, Australia,…