Anning’s speech: underlying ideas, contrasting opinions, and future prospects

Senator Fraser Anning’s controversial maiden speech in Parliament has exploded into a massive divisive issue, particularly on social media, definitely this week’s hot topic. Political experts and local councillors are writing off his speech as a publicity stunt, but any press is good press… Many politicians have condemned Anning for his maiden speech, using an…

Personal Facebook data shared with third parties: EXPERT

How safe is your personal data online? Facebook and data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica are at the forefront of a dispute over the harvesting and use of personal data. It is alleged that information was used to influence the outcome of the US 2016 presidential election and the UK Brexit referendum. However, both firms deny…

Twitter Doubles Character Limit Allowing Longer Tweets

Twitter users will be able to say a lot more after Twitter revealed it will increase the number of characters users can tweet. Twitter announced on Tuesday local time it will roll out a 280-character limit for single tweets, after receiving positive responses in tests among a handful of users since September. “We are making…

6 Month old baby abducted by a suspected mainlander

A 6 month old baby was abducted last night near Inverness Park in Kowloon City, and the police are searching for a middle-aged Chinese woman with a strong mainland accent, who is suspected to be involved in this abduction. The mother of the lost baby said the woman asked for directions, distracting her away from…

Facebook: Has The Bubble Burst?

It’s well known that social media giant Facebook is one of the most recognised social media platforms in the world- But is it the beginning of the end? A recently released study conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, concludes that around 1 in 4 American Facebook users are planning to…