The Brisbane dog taking social media by storm

MATTHEW HEPWORTH A Brisbane man and his dog are taking social media by storm, featuring on some of the world’s most popular Facebook sites. Rohan Heath and his miniature long haired dachshund Daisy have amassed over 30,000 likes on Facebook … [Read more...]

Brisbane’s Golden Retrievers reunion

ALANNAH KERR On Sunday September 11th, approximately 20 people met in the Colmslie Recreation Reserve Dog Park. But this meeting wasn't about humans. It was a reunion for 15 Golden Retrievers who are related but have different owners. Their … [Read more...]

Social media now a battle ground for young people

JESS ROBERTSON As social media usage continues to escalate, pressure for cyberspace recognition has increased for students. Year 12 high school student, Phoebe White describes social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram as the new … [Read more...]

Debunking the F word: threats against female journalists actually work

JULIA RUSE   *Editors note:  We sat on this story for a week before publishing.  The author expressed concern about the backlash she would receive if we published it.  We have since made the editorial decision to go ahead and publish … [Read more...]

Facebook to trial ‘dislike’ button

ARIANA DEELEY Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has announced the company is currently working on a ‘dislike’ feature for the social networking site. Zuckerberg made the announcement during a live-streamed public Q&A session on Tuesday. "People … [Read more...]

The speech that set social media aflutter

TOM MANN President Barack Obama's speech at the University of Queensland today not only captivated those sitting in the audience, as millions tuned in across the world to hear the United States leader address Australia. The streets in the heart … [Read more...]

Experts warn of “crackpot” use of social media

CRAIG  THOMSON A prominent social media commentator has said that forums such as Twitter and Facebook can be used inappropriately as a communication tool for "crackpot grievances." Radio 2UE social media expert Adam Franklin said that a … [Read more...]

Jets player dies in car accident

KATHERINE VEGA Ipswich Jets football player Jaydon Adams has died after a fatal car crash at the Eight Mile intersection near Warwick. According to police an unidentified woman also passed away in the collision. The driver of the other car … [Read more...]