WhatsApp tops as preferred social media app in Singapore
WhatsApp claims the crown as Singapore's favourite social media app, with over 27% preference among users, according to the Digital 2024: Singapore report by Meltwater and We Are Social.
VietCredCare cyber threat rocks Vietnam's social media landscape
Vietnam is being rocked by an advanced cyber threat, VietCredCare, targeting business social media accounts, leading to widespread data breaches in government, business, and education sectors.
Australians spend more time on social media, TikTok leads the way
Australians are increasingly focusing on social media, with a noteworthy preference for TikTok, as traditional media consumption declines, according to a new report by Meltwater and We Are Social.
Over half of New Zealand's internet workforce want more remote work
Over half of New Zealand's internet-capable workforce want to increase remote working, according to InternetNZ's latest findings; however, employer restrictions remain a significant barrier.
Trade Me sees 20% campaign performance improvement using new tools
New Zealand's largest online auction site, Trade Me, has improved campaign performance by 20% using AI predictive models and tools to optimise personalisation.
IAS extends AI-driven brand safety measures on Facebook & Instagram
Integral Ad Science expands its AI-driven Total Media Quality Brand Safety across Facebook and Instagram, enabling advertisers to gain better insight into campaign safety and appropriateness.
Safer Internet Day: CTO underlines risk to young web users
On Safer Internet Day, WatchGuard's CTO Corey Nachreiner calls for enhanced online safety awareness, emphasising the threat of AI privacy concerns.
Risk Outlook 2024 warns of AI-driven misinformation threat
The International SOS Risk Outlook 2024 warns of the growing impact of AI-induced misinformation, citing AI-manipulated videos of Singapore's PM as a key concern.
Cloudflare reports 25% spike in global traffic & rise in cyber threats in 2023
Cloudflare reveals a 25% surge in global internet traffic and heightened cybersecurity threats in its 2023 report.
Zitcha & Broadsign collaborate for optimised global retail media strategy
Tech firms Zitcha and Broadsign partner to enhance in-store digital advertising, leveraging first-party retail data for improved targeting.
Meta & Zitcha offer unprecedented retail ad reach through new venture
Meta and Zitcha are partnering to offer retailers access to a vast audience on Instagram and Facebook, revolutionising ad outreach on these platforms.
UK's festive online spending to surge in 2023, Adobe reports
UK's online spending is set to balloon in the 2023 holiday season with shoppers projected to expend £24.1bn, says Adobe.
n3 Hub unveils CDP Orchestrator for personalised marketing automation
n3 Hub has launched its CDP Orchestrator, a personalised marketing automation tool designed to offer real-time audience engagement.
KAWO strengthens ties with Hootsuite for better access to Chinese market
KAWO bolsters its partnership with Hootsuite to provide global brands improved access and insights into the Chinese market.
MarketMedia & oOh!media partner to transform retail advertising
MarketMedia and oOh!media join forces to install 330+ digital screens in retail stores across New Zealand by 2024.
Envato appoints Noelle Kim as Global CMO to Empower Creative Community
Envato, the online creative community, has hired Noelle Kim as its new global Chief Marketing Officer. Kim brings extensive experience from Meta and Google.
Kiwi Facebook users concerned about marketplace scams
More than half of Kiwi Facebook users are concerned about being scammed on social media marketplaces, according to Norton.
Google's Mathew Pretel appointed as Cartelux Head of Product
Mathew Pretel, former Senior Advertising Solution Architect for Google, has joined Australian ad tech company Cartelux as Head of Product.
New research highlights digital advertising insights
Snapchat sees unexpected growth in ad portal visits, while Pinterest sees a decline, according to Similarweb's market update for Dec 2022.
New Chief Product Office at TrafficGuard will focus on global growth
TrafficGuard appoints Elie Shuggi as Chief Product Officer to scale product offerings and support global growth against rampant ad fraud.
Twelve social media threats to watch for in 2023
There are so many social media platforms for us to choose from— and the same is true for cybercriminals looking to deploy their next attack.
Avanan finds hackers exploiting Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Voice
Researchers at Avanan, a Check Point Software Company, have shared some of the latest tactics hackers are deploying to take advantage of vulnerable consumers.
Cohesity appoints Kevin Mandia as CEO of Mandiant
Cohesity appoints Kevin Mandia, CEO of Mandiant and cybersecurity expert, to its board and forms a Security Advisory Council to advise on emerging threats.
Facebook NZ financial report reveals notable revenue increase
Facebook New Zealand Limited reports significant increase in revenue and profit for 2021, with revenue up by over $1 million compared to the previous year.