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Have Your Say with New Federal Election Stickers on Instagram

May 9, 2022

To coincide with the launch of early voting for the election, Instagram is launching three election themed Stickers today to commemorate the voting process and people's participation. 

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Update on Meta’s work to support the 2022 Australian election

May 6, 2022

Meta has had a comprehensive strategy in place over the course of the Australian election campaign to combat misinformation, voter interference and potentially harmful content on our platforms.

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Australian youth consultation about the metaverse

April 11, 2022

PROJECT ROCKIT are proud to be undertaking the first Australian youth consultation about the metaverse.

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The metaverse is and will ever be a cybernetic system

April 1, 2022

Unfolding some of the pre-histories of the metaverse feels like a timely exercise; similarly, focusing on the metaverse as a cybernetic system, where the interplay of the technical, social, cultural, regulatory, and environmental is explored.

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Backing small businesses this NSW Small Business Month

March 31, 2022

As part of NSW Government's Small Business Month and in partnership with a number of organisations around the state, Boost with Facebook reached Sydney, Penrith, and Dubbo.  

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Supporting trans & gender diverse people #beseen

March 31, 2022

The theme for the 2022 Trans Day of Visibility is #beseen - this theme speaks to the opportunity for us to recognise trans and gender diverse experiences and what more we can do to ensure both recognition and visibility in digital spaces both now and into the future.

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Supporting a safe online experience for young people

March 18, 2022

We know that we have a responsibility in keeping young people safe and we want to ensure that people are protected from harmful content wherever possible.

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How Meta is Preparing for the 2022 Australian Election

March 15, 2022

Meta has been preparing for this year’s Australian election for a long time and will be using a comprehensive strategy to combat misinformation, election interference, and other forms of abuse on our platforms. We’re expanding our third-party fact-checking program in Australia to include RMIT FactLab. They’ll join Agence France Presse and Australian Associated Press to […]

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United We Shine for LGBTQI+ communities

March 4, 2022

2022 has been an opportunity for many people to return to a “new normal” and remain connected to the people, causes and community events that matter. That’s why the theme for this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, “United We Shine” – is so fitting as it reflects how communities are stronger when we […]

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Buy From The Bush report: Harnessing digital tools for lasting change in rural Australia

March 3, 2022

Grace Brennan shares new insights about the role of digital tools for the Buy from the Bush community.

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