Copycat businesses attempting to ride on the coattails of other companies’ success is an “inevitable” part of using Instagram, according to one of the founders of coffee scrub brand Frank Body. by Eloise Keating
A KFC outlet in regional Australia has been threatened with boycotts from an anti-halal group on Facebook, which has misconstrued the outlet’s sign about having no bacon as a sign it is halal certified. by Renee Thompson
A Sydney pub has taken down its Facebook page, after angry customers took to the social media platform to complain about an update to the venue’s dress code that bans patrons in trade-work gear. by Eloise Keating
Online retailer and former Smart50 finalist Showpo has ranked as one of the best-performing Australian brands on Facebook, with a higher level of engagement on the social network than McDonald’s Australia and even Prime Minister Tony Abbott. by Eloise Keating
The owner of Melbourne-based business Fig and Bloom says her brand has suffered as a result of her Instagram account being deleted three times in the past few months with no explanation. by Renee Thompson
Businesses are now able to communicate directly with potential customers from Facebook ads and reply to user comments on their pages privately following the latest changes to the site. by Renee Thompson
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