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FACEBOOK LIVE AND INSTAGRAM LIVE UPDATES

Facebook is making some swish changes to enhance their live experience on not only Facebook but Instagram as well. For Facebook the features are as follows, Facebook ‘Live With’ is back (the ability to bring a guest on via mobile); this feature was there in the past and for some odd reason Facebook quietly removed […]

YOUR VIDEO CONFERENCE SOFTWARE HAS A NEW COMPETITOR

Zoom, Skype, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams has a competitor coming and you know the company. Mark Zuckerburg announced to us that, (yes that’s right),

You love YouTube but don’t know what to watch

If you’ve got time to kill on Youtube  A bliss 30 minute video which makes you feel like you’re in Italy with Andre Bocelli.  But before you watch the next one, Spinoff summed it up lol 8 hours of musicians for #oneworldtogetherathome the relief ad concert for the World Health organization.  3 hours of the […]

TikTok has parental controls coming VERY SOON..

TikTok is now bringing in parental controls which will be managed under ‘Family Pairing’. The following parental settings will be included, screen time management, Direct Messages and Restricted mode for its teen users. If a child under 16 is using the platform, parents will be able to disable direct messages. Similar settings are already enabled […]

Discover your why before you send a Covid-19 email

You’ll have had the following kind of email by now.  “Hello ___insert your name here_______ ,  During these unprecedented times, we’d like you to know that no matter what happens, we’re ready to sell you more stuff. Coronavirus presents us with an opportunity to contact you, so we’re taking advantage of it. You probably only ever […]

BORED AF in iso? Cure your boredom with some virtual fun.

By now its getting a little boring for you staying at home doing nothing, twiddling your thumbs. Over Netflix binging, why not have some fun? Here are some of the virtual things I’ve done… Live stream a beach or hills in Hawke’s Bay Just because your holiday got cancelled at the beach doesn’t mean you […]

Direct from your bed to the runway to Instagram.

The new #stayathome fashion fare, appears to be strapping a pillow onto yourself with a belt, with the hashtag #quarantinepillowchallenge. The common trend is to have a minimal background or fun background and have some fun! But before you ask where did this all begin, It may have started with old Victor & Rolf couture […]

Zoom calling etiquette 101

NOTE: Before you begin reading this, there is no offence to any Karen made. I feel sorry for the Karen folk of the world being shamed on the internet right now. I feel like I should have a Diploma in Zoom. The majority of Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand for that matter seem to be […]

We’re off on a bear hunt!

A nationwide teddy bear hunt is helping keep New Zealand’s children occupied during the country’s month-long coronavirus lockdown, with tens of thousands of homes taking part, including the prime minister. NOW.. the bear hunt has gone global… BUT There’s some new teddy bears in town.. People have taken the bear hunt to new levels.  Here […]