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Visa, Mastercard Pull Out Of Facebook's Cryptocurrency Project

3 min read

Visa and Mastercard have announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a potentially fatal blow to the social network's plan for a worldwide digital currency.

Good News

Good News

This National Park Wants You To Vote For Its Fattest Bear

2 min read

There are a few simple pleasures in life -- a good book, taking a bath after a long day on the tools, and the chance to admire a substantially beefed-up brown bear from the safety of your home.

National

National

Senator 'Brags' About Killing Cockatoo With Car, Forced To Clarify

1 min read

A Liberal National Senator has been forced to clarify after appearing to 'brag' about killing a cockatoo on Facebook.

Politics

Politics

Federal MP Says Running 'No Pill Testing' Facebook Page 'Part Of His Job'

4 min read

Federal MP Andrew Laming says running a controversial Facebook page is part of his job and that he would have ‘no hesitation’ asking his staff to help manage it.

News

News

Facebook Rolling Out Hiding Likes In Australia In World-First

2 min read

Facebook users in Australia will soon no longer see the like counts on other's posts in a world-first trial.

Health

Health

When I Saw Someone's Dead Grandfather, I Knew It Was Time To Hit Delete

4 min read

Once upon a time, technology made our lives better and more convenient.

National

National

Photo Claiming To Show Climate Strike Rubbish Deleted From Facebook After Fake News Report

2 min read

Facebook has removed photos of a trashed park, falsely claiming to show rubbish left behind after Australian climate strike protests, after they were found to be from a totally different rally.

World

World

Facebook Employee Dies At Its Headquarters

1 min read

A Facebook employee has died at one of the company's offices in California.

Crime

Crime

Facebook Reveals Alarming Stats On Terror Groups Online

4 min read

More than 200 white supremacist groups have been banned from Facebook, as the social media giant works harder to address hate and extremism online.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teens Sentenced After Putting Semen In Teacher's Food

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Tech

Tech

Instagram To Combat 'Horrific' Kids' Abuse With Safety Guide For Parents

4 min read

Parents can feel confused or disturbed by the social media platforms their kids use, but there's little information about how to help or guide their children.

News

News

Baby Bear Has Adorable Nap In Hotel Bathroom

1 min read

A baby bear was found taking a nap in the women's bathroom of a Montana hotel

National

National

Worker Sacked Over Hitler 'Downfall' Meme In Facebook Group

3 min read

In what unions believe could be the first case of its kind in Australia, a version of the Hitler 'Downfall' meme posted on social media has led to a worker being sacked from his job.

World

World

Facebook And Instagram Have Had Enough Of Vaccine Misinformation

2 min read

Facebook has joined a growing list of social media platforms stamping out misinformation about vaccinations.

Tech

Tech

Facebook Considering Hiding Likes On Posts

2 min read

Your mum's favourite social media platform is tossing up the idea of following Instagram's lead and hiding the number of 'likes' on posts.

Emma Betty

Emma Betty

I Liked My Neighbours -- Until I Joined Their Facebook Group

3 min read

My husband and I have been living in our current abode for exactly a year.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

'It's Kinda Crazy': Kid Influencers Make Big Money On Social Media, And Few Rules Apply

5 min read

Like generations of child film and TV stars before them, kid influencers on social media attract the attention and fascination of audiences far and wide.

News

News

The Instagram Hoax Celebrities Are Falling For

2 min read

No, Instagram isn't about to steal your photos -- but someone should tell Rob Lowe, Usher and Adriana Lima, who are among the celebs to fall for an old social media hoax.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Boy Impaled By Pole At Football Training

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Crime

Crime

Amateur Fake Facebook Gig Ticket Scam Ripping Off Hundreds Of Aussies

5 min read

EXCLUSIVE: Foreign scammers are posing as kind grandparents on Facebook, ripping off Aussie concertgoers in a fake ticketing fraud which appears to be a coordinated -- if unsophisticated -- rort.

Tech

Tech

Australia's 'World-First' Crackdown On Facebook And Google

5 min read

Social media giants could face huge tax and regulatory changes in Australia, with a major crackdown on fake news and disinformation also on the way.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Charged With Murder After Newborn Twins Die

2 min read

Alll the news you need to know this Friday.

Tech

Tech

Facebook Memories Have The Potential To 'Re-Traumatise' You

4 min read

For years, Facebook has been a place to interact, reconnect and to update loved ones. But there are concerns the 'Memories' function could derail all of that.

News

News

It's Worse Than You Think, But You Can't See It Because It's Hidden

4 min read

It's no secret vile and hateful comments are rife on social media, but in most cases, it's so much worse than what you see -- they are just hidden by teams of social media specialists.

Life

Life

Woman Finds 'Door Handle' In Her Takeaway Nachos

1 min read

We're never going to complain about our chips being forgotten again after seeing this.

News

News

Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All Of Us

1 min read

A Facebook event to raid Area 51 has resulted in 750,000 people signing up.

Milovan Savic & Kath Albury

Milovan Savic & Kath Albury

Your Kid Is On This Social Media App But You've Probably Never Heard Of It

5 min read

It' one of the fastest growing social media platforms on the planet, with more than 500 million active users. Only YouTube, Facebook and Instagram boast more.

World

World

This Second-Hand Exorcism VHS Tape Found In An Op Shop Is Terrifying People

1 min read

Second-hand stores can be a treasure trove for shoppers, but bringing home a demon is not usually recommended.

World

World

Toxic Nerve Agent Sent To Facebook Office

1 min read

Firefighters with hazardous materials training are setting up at Facebook’s shipping and receiving building in Menlo Park, California after crews operating a security machine detected the possible presence of sarin gas.

Tech

Tech

Should You Accept If Your Boss Adds You On Facebook?

5 min read

There's a lot to consider when adding or accepting your boss on Facebook.

Tech

Tech

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Libra Has 'Big Hairy Issues', Experts Say

5 min read

Facebook already knows (almost) everything about you. Now it could know the purchases you make.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Yoga Teacher Hit By Cyclist While On Phone Wins Pay Out

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Facebook Posts Could Indicate Medical Conditions Better Than Demographics: Study

2 min read

New research has found that our social media habits could be an indication of medical conditions.

World

World

Pakistani Politicians Accidentally Leave Cat Filter On During Live Stream

1 min read

Pakistani politicians have had a not so purr-fect foray into the world of Facebook Live.

Good News

Good News

The Internet Has Some Surprisingly Wholesome Places, Here's Where To Find Them

4 min read

There are places online dedicated to communities that are reinforcing positivity, boosting self-esteem, and jumping in when things get hard.

World

World

CCTV Of 'Alien' Creature Walking Down Driveway 'Not Human'

1 min read

Don't believe in aliens? Well, this one is pretty hard to refute.

Jelena Kecmanovic

Jelena Kecmanovic

6 Ways To Save Your Mental Health From The Dark Side Of Social Media

4 min read

More than one-third of American adults view social media as harmful to their mental health, according to a new survey from the American Psychiatric Association.

Life

Life

What Your Star Sign Says About How You Celebrate Your Birthday

4 min read

Clicked on this and think it's all a load of hogwash? Typical Capricorn.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Australia's 'Sexy Koala' Has Gone Global

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Ginger-Haired Emoji Finally Has Arrived

2 min read

And it's about time, quite frankly.

Good News

Good News

Man Tries To Sell Invisibility Cloak On Facebook For $350

1 min read

"I can’t believe no-one has noticed that he’s holding it upside down in the first picture."

News

News

Facebook Reveals Just How Good It Is At Moderating The Content We See

4 min read

In a first-of-its-kind report, Facebook has revealed it's far better at policing content containing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and even terrorist propaganda than it is at weeding out hate speech.