The Aussie Facebook rival app enjoying growth following the news ban debacle

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Australian community and digital payments hybrid app LITT has experienced a surge in its user base following Facebook’s decision to ban news content in the country last Thursday the 18th of February.

Facebook Australia bans users and publishers from posting and sharing news

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Facebook has made a major move in the back and forth with the Australian Government on the proposed Media Bargaining Law. It’s also a potentially dire step by the social media giant for the many Australian publishers that use the platform.

Let’s Talk: What is the best social media platform for your business?

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What social media platform is best for your business? Go all-out on all of them? Focus on one or two? Paid or organic approach? Let’s talk…

Google and Facebook challenge news bargaining code in Senate inquiry

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Facebook and Google took Australian media head-on in a Senate inquiry by Australia’s competition watchdog on Friday, 22nd January. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) pushed for a new Bill to be passed to force the tech giants to pay news publishers for their content, including any links and snippets hosted on their platforms.… Continue reading Google and Facebook challenge news bargaining code in Senate inquiry

‘World first’ news media bargaining code introduced in Australia

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The final version of Australia’s “world first” news media bargaining code, which requires Google and Facebook to pay for news content, was introduced into Parliament on Wednesday. “This is a huge reform. This is a world first, and the world is watching what happens here in Australia. But our legislation will help ensure that the… Continue reading ‘World first’ news media bargaining code introduced in Australia