A few weeks ago an article about political staffers and faked Facebook posts appeared the The Age Multicultural Affairs Minister Matthew Guy may ask police to investigate a series of Facebook posts purporting to be one of his staffers making highly racist and sexist comments about senior Liberals. In a bizarre twist to the state […]
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Earlier in April a photo did the rounds of social media, which showed a fire hose passing over a railway crossing, with plastic humps put over the top in an attempt to allow trains to pass by. So what is the story behind it?
The other day I was scrolling down my Facebook news feed, when I came across a “Suggested Post” for the ‘Village Sounds’ over 28s night at the Village Green Hotel. So how the hell did it get there?
If you use Facebook you will know it is full of annoyances: one of them is all of the spam that apps place onto you news feed. The quickest solution is to hide the apps – but how long will your banlist get?
Over the past few weeks I have noticed the emergence new entries in my Facebook news feed, consisting of “[Person] likes [inane phrase here]” and a link to websites I had never head of. When I clicked through the link, you end up at a page with just [inane phrase here] on it, a Facebook ‘like’ button, and advertising.
So why do these sites exist?