I have received some spammy and suspicious messages on Twitter and Instagram, some events that I follow on Facebook have posts that are inundated with scammy comments. This is a huge problem, and social media companies need to address this problem. How lovely is it when I go on social media to create content, catch […]Read more "Scams, spams and suspicious messages."
This comes after New Zealand has been through a nearly two month total lockdown spanning from March through to May, and a second lockdown for Auckland which lasted from 11th of August to the 30th of August. The coronavirus pandemic hit New Zealand very hard, both in terms of people’s physical and mental health and […]Read more "How you can help local and international businesses in New Zealand."
It hasn’t been a good start to the year, and decade. At all. From rising tensions between the US and Iran, to the Australian bush fires which devastated much of the country and killed off around half a billion animals, this year is clearly a year that will predictably not be a good one. To […]Read more "The coronavirus outbreak (2019-ncov): What you need to know"
More than often, photographers, creators, digital artists and graphic designers have had their images stolen and/or used for abusive purposes. We as photographers, content creators, bloggers love to use free stock image sites such as pexels, flickr and unsplash to showcase our work, and photography. We also use commercial sites like Deviantart, EyeEm and Alamy […]Read more "Social media giants should do more to protect their photographers and graphic designers."
The saying goes, that if you have nothing nice – or sensible to say, it’s best to keep your mouth shut – don’t say anything at all. And it applies in this case. Today, at approximately after 1pm, NZT, what started as a small blaze turned into a huge inferno consuming more than part of […]Read more "Skycity convention city fire and the trolls."
On the 2nd of April, a day after April Fools Day (not that it’s relevant), the well-known Italian luxury brand Versace posted two photos in a single post (first photo, on the left) featuring a black man with a white woman in a romantic pose hugging each other, with the second photo, inspired by the […]Read more "Versace, an example of page moderation failure – What Facebook users need to know"
A lot of feminists have been accused of not caring about men who are raped by women. For me, as a feminist, I will clarify that it is NEVER okay to rape anyone of ANY gender or race. In fact, rape jokes are beyond vile, and reprehensible. But the problem lies within social media when […]Read more "No, this is NOT okay either."
Samantha Markle, otherwise known as Meghan Markle’s half-sister, has had one of her accounts suspended after people have filed report complaints to Twitter and for her abusive behaviour. I mentioned Kensington Palace in my one of my Tweets, and told them that innocent people have been suspended for less. Perhaps it’s the fact that either […]Read more "Breaking- One of Samantha Markle’s accounts has been suspended by Twitter."
Earlier this month, the Kensington palace published a set of guidelines that EVERYONE must abide by. This comes after Meghan, Kate, Harry and William have received abuse from social media users, many of which are of a sexist and a racist nature. (Sometimes the Royal Family receives the odd spam bot account which tweets spammy […]Read more "Social media abuse at members of the Royal Family- particularly at Meghan Markle."
On December the 3rd, 2018, Tumblr announced that NSFW (adult content) will no longer be allowed on it’s platform. This includes any nudity (consensual, of course), nude selfies, or sexual activity or bare breasts (unless in context of breastfeeding or political protesting). This new policy claims that it is trying to be a “better, more […]Read more "Tumblr’s new anti – NSFW policy: It’s doing more harm than good."