Social Media Security (Part Two)
In part two of our Pacific Wayfinder series on Social Media Security in the Pacific, Eliorah Malifa speaks further with Nick McDonnell (Head of Public Policy for NZ and the Pacific, Meta), Dr Amanda H A Watson (Research Fellow, ANU); and Jope Tarai, (PhD candidate in Digital politics, ANU) about the increased use of mobile technology and social media in the Pacific and what this means for governments, everyday people and the social media platforms themselves.
36 min Listen - 13 Apr 2022
Tonga’s Transnational Response
On January 15, Tonga and its vast transnational community were shaken by the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Volcano. APSC’s Eliorah Malifa sat down with Tongan Deputy High Commissioner to Australia, Curtis Tuihalangingie and Secretary-General of the Tonga Red Cross, Sione Taumoefolau to discuss the impact of this disaster on Tongan communities and the…
36 min Listen - 27 Jun 2022
Social Media Security (Part One)
Social media has created seismic shifts in the way people connect and relate. As mobile phone usage and internet connectivity expands across the Pacific, the use of platforms such as Facebook has provided new economic and social opportunities for the region. Nick McDonnell (Head of Public Policy for NZ and the Pacific, Meta), Dr…