social media

Fashion influencer Sameera Afzaal takes social media by storm

March 12th, 2018

When she launched her Instagram page as a way of keeping up with her family and friends, Sameera Afzaal had no idea that she would have 10,000 followers in three years.

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‘Seismic shift’ in communications industry means unis must adapt

November 18th, 2017

In response to significant changes in the media, communications, marketing and public relations industries, Murdoch University will launch a new Major for 2018 in Strategic Communication.

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Is ‘sharenting’ on social media the new normal?

September 13th, 2017

New research has examined why an increased number of mum bloggers are using social media channels to share content based on their children, also known as ‘sharenting’.

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How Facebook is helping Mums

May 10th, 2017

New research from Murdoch University shows that mums are increasingly turning to social media, spending an average of between one and three hours a day using Facebook as their main platform to connect with others and as an avenue for social support.

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Social media at bedtime linked to poor sleep and poor mental health for teens

September 29th, 2015

Lynette Vernon

Teenagers with high social media use at bedtime suffer disturbed sleep, which in turn leads to depressed mood, according to new research from a Murdoch University PhD candidate.

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Seniors all a Twitter over social media

August 30th, 2012

Senior citizens in Perth will be given a crash course in social media thanks to a Murdoch University public relations and digital media lecturer.

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