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  • ABC News – Calls to Monitor Crowdfunding Following Folau’s GoFundMe Ban

    Following GoFundMe’s decision to ban Israel Folau’s fundraising page, legal and social media experts are debating the extent to which crowdfunding websites should monitor their campaigns. Folau set up his GoFundMe page to raise $3 million to fund his legal battle against Rugby Australia, who had sacked the rugby player in May for posting homophobic…

  • ABC News – Voller Wins Facebook Defamation Court Case

    In February this year, Ryan Shelley presented an expert report before the NSW Supreme Court in relation to a significant Facebook defamation case involving Dylan Voller and three of Australia’s largest media organisations. Following a recent Court ruling, Voller has now won his case. Voller, former Northern Territory youth detainee, had accused the publishers of…

  • Yahoo News Australia – Outrage Over Instagram Influencers’ Fundraising Appeal

    While it’s normal for Instagram influencers to share inspiring shots from their worldwide adventures, you wouldn’t expect them to ask their followers for travel funds. However, Instagram influencers Catalin Onc and Elena Engelhardt, known on social media as Another Beautiful Day, recently did just that. The couple set up a GoFundMe page and asked for…

  • Yahoo News Australia – Instagrammers Criticised for Chernobyl Selfies

    In 1986, the city of Chernobyl suffered a catastrophic nuclear event whilst under Soviet rule. Now, more than 30 years on and following a popular HBO series about the incident, uninhabitable Chernobyl is a growing hub for tourism. However, some tourists have taken their visit as an opportunity to take distasteful selfies in the area,…

  • Seven News – Tech Companies Challenged with Live Streaming

    Live streaming on social media is a great way for people to share special moments with their personal friends or business’ followers in real time. However, on rare occasions, it can be used for sinister motives. Ryan Shelley spoke with Brian Seymour of Seven News about the challenges technology companies now face. A technology that…

  • Australian Pork Foodservice Symposium – Staying Ahead with Social Media

    On 20 November 2018, Ryan Shelley spoke about the importance of keeping up-to-date with social media at the Australian Pork Foodservice Symposium in Sydney. Social media is a key marketing tool for businesses across sectors and the food industry is no exception. At the Symposium, Ryan highlighted the value of using social channels to directly…

  • The New Daily – Social Media Plays Key Role in PR Master Stroke

    Social media is embedded in today’s culture of news sharing. Even the British royal family, famous for its deep-rooted traditions, uses social media to convey its news and events. In fact, many people know more about the monarchy through social handles such as @theroyalfamily than through any other means. A royal event that was announced…

  • Yahoo News – Instagram Influencers Criticised for Hashtag Misuse

    Ryan Shelley, Managing Director and social media expert, spoke with Yahoo News about the “poor form” of some Instagram influencers who misused the #PrayforSriLanka hashtag following the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday. While thousands of others have used this hashtag to show support for those affected by the tragedy, these influencers have used it…

  • hit106.9 Newcastle – Facebook Live Streaming

    Following the events of 15 March 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand, Managing Director Ryan Shelley shared his views on the live streaming that took place that day in an interview with hit106.9 Newcastle.   Speaking with Nick, Jess & Simon on their morning show, Ryan highlighted the implications that such live streaming can have.  …

  • ALPMA – Nicole Shelley on Social Media for Legal Practitioners

    Our Head of Marketing, Nicole Shelley, recently shared her knowledge on social media for legal practitioners on the ALPMA guest blog. The ALPMA is recognised as the peak Australasian professional membership association for legal practice managers and leaders.   Read the original article. ____   Social media; an integral part of a law firm’s business development…