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Aotearoa needs solutions to harmful online content

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June 29

Aotearoa needs solutions to harmful online content

New research released today emphasises our growing concern for harmful content online. 83% of New Zealanders are concerned about harmful or inappropriate content on social media, video-sharing sites or other websites.

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March 03

InternetNZ Chief Executive Jordan Carter signals departure mid year

After nine incredibly fulfilling years in the role and much progress on important issues, it’s the right time in my life to explore new opportunities, Carter says.

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Social media monopoly risks harming New Zealanders

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February 21

Social media monopoly risks harming New Zealanders

Seventy-nine per cent of us are using at least one of the four META platform apps at least daily. These are Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram and Whatsapp. 

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Our growing concern about the security of our personal details online

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February 21

Our growing concern about the security of our personal details online

Almost a third of New Zealanders say their level of concern about using personal details online has increased over 12 months. New research out now.

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Relocate your job and imagine the possibilities

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February 21

Relocate your job and imagine the possibilities

New research released by InternetNZ shows a huge number of New Zealanders would move elsewhere in the country if they could relocate their jobs.

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New Zealanders concerns about the Internet accelerating fast

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February 21

New Zealanders concerns about the Internet accelerating fast

New research, released today by InternetNZ, shows that New Zealanders’ concerns about parts of the Internet are growing at a rapid speed.

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Better consultation needed for new Online Safety Code

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December 01

Better consultation needed for new Online Safety Code

Organisations working to improve online safety in New Zealand say lack of community engagement on a new Code of Practice being developed for social media platforms may fail the people it intends to help.

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New Māori Design Group to help InternetNZ create better outcomes for Māori

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November 01

New Māori Design Group to help InternetNZ create better outcomes for Māori

A specialist Māori Design Group has been established to support InternetNZ to deepen its understanding of te Ao Māori and improve Māori relationships and outcomes.

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July 01

Misinformation challenge demands a more effective response

A report was released that shines a light on New Zealanders’ concerns about misinformation online. A stronger response from all parts of New Zealand society and government is needed to tackle this challenge (and related ones) effectively.

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May 15

Christchurch Call Summit charts next steps

Big steps were made today in progressing the Christchurch Call. Leaders of countries, tech companies and civil society came together to reflect on progress since 2019 and create a work plan for the coming years.     

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