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Viewing entries tagged with 'social media'

Does your office blog? Charles Mabbett
31 May 2017

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A few months ago, our office asked our international privacy and data protection watchdog colleagues to let us know if their office was using blogging as a communications tool. The results received have been mixed and modest.

Press Council upholds grieving family's privacy complaint Charles Mabbett
2 March 2016

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The New Zealand Press Council has sent a timely reminder to the news media to check how they use photos taken from social media in news stories.

Dealing effectively with online cries for help Octavia Palmer
20 July 2015

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“A lot of you cared, just not enough” - Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why. Hannah, the subject of Jay Asher’s young-adult novel, commits suicide. Before she killed herself, she left an anonymous note for her teacher saying she was considering suicide. As the note was anonymous, the faculty did not take it seriously.

Sharing images and not caring Charles Mabbett
3 February 2015

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We can all be paparazzi now but that doesn’t mean we should be. That’s no consolation at all to two office workers who were photographed and filmed having sex in a Christchurch office by nearby bar patrons. 

Yo Tim Henwood
26 June 2014

Yo

Yo - an app so deceptively simple it is regularly dismissed as stupid or pointless - has been headlining the web’s tech news pages recently. For those that aren’t up to speed, Yo allows you to send a one-word message to friends who you have added on Yo. (Guess what that one word message is!)

Hi, I’m your Facebook friend Charles Mabbett
11 June 2014

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If two YouTube videos constitute a trend, then these two demonstrate how people need more reminders about the dangers of having loose privacy settings when posting personal information on Facebook and their other social media profiles.