Facebook Australia Blog

Small businesses making waves through the personalised economy

November 24, 2021

Digital platforms like Facebook and Instagram give businesses the opportunity to adapt through these changing conditions with precision.

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Facebook, IDCARE and Puppy Scam Awareness Australia raise scam awareness

November 8, 2021

Over the past 18 months, we know Australians have been spending more time online to connect with family and friends, run their business and seek entertainment. Scammers know this too, and they have become even more sophisticated.  Scams can happen anywhere and any time: by phone, text or online. They use tactics like adapting to […]

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Instagram Academy ‘25 Under 25’ finalists announced

November 5, 2021

We are pleased to announce the inaugural ‘25 Under 25’ list of up-and-coming female entrepreneurs, in partnership with Are Media. We were thrilled to see a diversity of businesses being created by entrepreneurial young women from across the country, and we’re proud to support them through our first Instagram Academy. The ‘25 Under 25’ will […]

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Facebook and AAP launch ‘Check the Facts’ media literacy campaign

October 26, 2021

Facebook has invested significantly in order to detect and combat misinformation on our services, especially harmful health misinformation. But we also know that misinformation spreads in a variety of ways, including offline. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that Australians are equipped to spot misinformation and be critical consumers of media, so that […]

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Applications open for the AU$15 million Facebook Australian News Fund

October 14, 2021

The Facebook Australian News Fund will help small publishers and independent journalists produce news of public interest value across Australia.

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Facebook and First Draft launch “Don’t Be A Mis-influencer” campaign

September 23, 2021

We're partnering with misinformation prevention coalition First Draft on a new local campaign to address the spread of misinformation by digital creators. 

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Every child, in every community, needs a fair go.

September 7, 2021

This National Child Protection Week, we are supporting families by sharing some important resources and information to support parents and carers across the community. 

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Online safety during COVID – supporting young people feel free to be online

August 19, 2021

Plan International Australia’s young activists have come together to create a new guide to help young girls in particular take greater control over their online experiences.

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Start a chat: Start a meaningful connection

August 11, 2021

#ChatStarter connects, engages, and promotes the benefits of supportive conversations with young people and children who are going through a difficult time right now.

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Facebook announces AU$15 million news fund and begins the phased launch of Facebook News in Australia

August 4, 2021

We are pleased to announce the launch of a AU$15 million news fund and the expansion of Facebook News to Australia. 

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