Your guide to the new Australian social media laws

The devastating terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand put social media at the centre of the terrorism debate. The alleged perpetrator brutally leveraged social media to document and amplify his rationale for the crime and the crime itself. The failings of social media platforms to identify and remove the violent content in a timely manner… Continue reading Your guide to the new Australian social media laws

Tips for building community with Facebook groups

Although Facebook groups are a relatively new addition to the tools and platforms used to build online communities, they are already proving popular with brands keen to foster more peer-to-peer engagement with their networks, rather than social marketing “at” people one way via a Facebook business page. The most successful online communities in the world… Continue reading Tips for building community with Facebook groups

Are you showcasing diversity on social media?

From guest author Margot Alais You don’t realise how important inclusive imagery is, until it smacks you in the face. Growing up and simultaneously struggling with my sexuality, it was hard for me to conceptualise who I was, or where I fit in, because I had next to no representation of gay women—did feminine lesbians… Continue reading Are you showcasing diversity on social media?

Facebook Groups – What, Why, Who?

Guest post by Tim Hanslow  We’re all familiar with Facebook groups, those little walled-off corners of the internet where conversations hinge around a topic. But how do you get the most out of them? And what should you watch out for? Let’s get into it. Group Types Facebook groups can be one of 3 types:… Continue reading Facebook Groups – What, Why, Who?

The best April Fool’s Day pranks on social media – 2018

The best April Fool’s Day pranks on social media – 2018 Another year and another April Fool’s Day! Here are some of the best April Fool’s Day pranks for 2018. Sea Life Sydney Aquarium We’re all for hot desking, and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium announced that they are providing staff with the option of a… Continue reading The best April Fool’s Day pranks on social media – 2018

5 Great Australian Online Sports Communities

So what are some of Australia’s biggest sports communities? We’ve gone through and picked out some of the biggest and best in the nation. While social media plays a large part in the generation of online communities in Australia, forums and sporting websites have had a large impact in building amazing engaging sporting communities in… Continue reading 5 Great Australian Online Sports Communities

10 Essential Podcasts for Community Managers

Podcasts can be a great way for community managers to explore changing attitudes, deep-dive into a new field of knowledge, or mentally reset after a demanding day. But with so many podcasts available, where do you start? Quiip has assembled a list of essential podcasts designed to inform and entertain.   Community Signal Community Signal… Continue reading 10 Essential Podcasts for Community Managers

Freedom of Speech and Social Media

It’s been a big year for the freedom of speech discussion. Mack Horton spoke out against doping in sport, pundits continue to debate Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act and US conservative Milo Yiannopoulos was accused of launching a malicious campaign against Leslie Jones. While Twitter took a stand by banning Yiannopoulos, many have… Continue reading Freedom of Speech and Social Media

The best April Fool’s Day pranks on social media – 2016

The best April Fool’s Day pranks on social media – 2016 We’ve gathered up some of the best April Fool’s Day pranks we could find this 1 April. Enjoy! Lindt Simple yet effective, Lindt announces Broccoli Lindor Balls. Delicious… ? This works well as it’s obvious enough for the audience to guess it’s a prank, therefore… Continue reading The best April Fool’s Day pranks on social media – 2016