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Facebook users worldwide went into meltdown after the popular social media site crashed on Sunday afternoon.
An Auckland photographer ended up creating his own Facebook group after being kicked out of others for posting photos.
Facebook is banning accounts and pages associated with the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group whose members assaulted protesters in New York City in the US earlier in October.
A group of girls leaving hate notes as part of their end-of-year prank have been caught in the act thanks to their Snapchat bitmoji.
The Facebook video is nuts, but I can't tear my eyes away. A plane, struggling in a huge storm, does a 360-degree flip before safely landing and letting out terrified passengers.
Police are advising parents to keep a close eye on their children's social media activity after a series of suspicious posts by a man offering money to children were made on community pages in Wellington and Auckland.
Google said it found a "software glitch" in its Google+ social network in March that could have exposed the personal data of as many as half a million users, but decided not to tell the public until Monday (Tuesday NZT).
Over the weekend, you might have seen a wave of panicked friends in your Facebook news feeds posting warnings: Their accounts were hacked, don't accept friend requests from their accounts. Or maybe, even more alarming, you received a private message warning you that your account had been compromised.
A Blenheim mother whose son was conned into sending nude pictures of himself to a fake Facebook account has warned parents that other teenagers have also been caught up in the cyber sting.
The Facebook account of CEO Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly one of the 50 million that have been involved in a security breach.
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A teenager has appeared in court in relation to incidents where girls were contacted by a Facebook identity which falsely claimed to work for a Hamilton talent agency.
"Nigel Farage is full of s... Protest the politics of the racist right," Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman blasted on social media this week.
While most of his peers are studying at university, working as apprentices or in entry level jobs, Josh Ryan is being paid to help US entrepreneurs gain Instagram followers.
The rise of dating apps such as Tinder appear to be helping Kiwis open up about their feelings, with one in five people admitting to using phones or apps to confess their love for the first time.