Anthony Mason

Anthony Mason

Manager, Social Media Intelligence Group

Articles by Anthony Mason

Assurance & Risk

Be alert so as not to be alarmed: scams through social media are on the rise

The ACCC has released their Targeting Scams report, which provides a wealth of information on the latest scams Australians have reported through channels like the ACORN website

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Innovation & Digital

Blunt insight, rancour and humour : Twitter lights up over #Budget2017

The Federal Budget has become an annual ‘Twitter event’, with the politicos, business leaders, comedians and anyone with a Twitter handle hitting the hashtag #Budget2017 on the second Tuesday in May.

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Innovation & Digital

So you want an app? Try this quick quiz

It has quickly become the great Australian business dream to have an app. But the reality is most apps will fail not only at their core business objective but in general. Anthony Mason gives some apt advice.

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Innovation & Digital

Social Media and Echo Chambers: Why it’s important to talk to new people

At the advent of social media there was an optimism that free and open digital communications would bring with it a new era of cosmopolitanism and people would gravitate towards…

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Innovation & Digital

All the world’s a stage and on #Budget2016 night, Twitter is where it’s played out.

Budget night is a veritable bonanza of the political and business aficionados on Twitter. There is normally opinion, humour and tension that makes for gripping reading, and if you miss…

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Innovation & Digital

Social media will be a definite winner for #auspol @AboutTheHouse on #Budget2016 night

Tonight, at approximately 7.30 pm the Treasurer will begin his second reading speech with #Budget2016. Traditionally it is broadcast live by national television and radio and watched by individuals, families,…

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Innovation & Digital

Social Media: The Quintessential Forum for Corporate Ethics

For the hundreds of Social Media Managers employed by organisations big and small around Australia, there is a scenario that is becoming all too familiar.

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Innovation & Digital

Data Analysis – it’s just not cricket: or is it?

Ian Welch argues that England’s obsession with data has proved costly. It has not been a good week to be an England cricket fan living in Sydney. Our dismal exit…

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Innovation & Digital

Howzat? : don’t be caught out by social media

All cricket eyes, of both ‘tragics’ and casual observers, are on our corner of the globe as Australia hosts the Cricket World Cup alongside New Zealand. As is the case…

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