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Adrian Lowe

Adrian Lowe is The Age's AM homepage producer. He joined The Age in 2008 and has covered court and breaking news. He has also worked as a TV columnist.

'Proudly pro-Assad': the group behind Twitter hacks

Adrian Lowe It sounds like it could be the name of a band you might hear on Triple J, but Syrian Electronic Army is a real online threat, as media organisations and universities across the world are discovering.

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Is Santa tracker fracas Blitzen the deliveries?

Santa tracker.

Adrian Lowe Poor old Saint Nicholas.

Seinfeld fans go online to create a whole plot of nothing

Seinfeld

Adrian Lowe SEINFELD'S critics often describe the program as being a waste of time, and finally, here's the proof. Perhaps.

Tourists stranded in searing heat as Apple Maps fails

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Adrian Lowe Motorists beware: use the new Apple Maps at your peril.

'Trial by social media' worry in Meagher case

Jill Meagher

Adrian Lowe The case of Jill Meagher has had the country talking, particularly on social media, but now that someone has been charged it's time to stop being specific, experts say.

Does Klout really pack a punch? Questions remain over social ranking site

Klout.

Adrian Lowe Klout is being used as a type of door policy and a way to discriminate between social-media active consumers, but does it actually work?

Doyle in Facebook about-face as Occupy moves in

Lord mayor Robert Doyle.

Adrian Lowe Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has shut down his Facebook page and is threatening to do the same to his newly created Twitter account in light of "offensive and abusive attacks".

Facebook racist humour removed

Asher Moses and Adrian Lowe THE creators of a racist Aboriginal Memes Facebook page - described as a potential breach of Australia's Racial Discrimination Act - have removed all controversial images.

Contents removed from racist Facebook page

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Asher Moses and Adrian Lowe The creators of a racist Aboriginal Memes Facebook page - described as a potential breach of Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act - have removed all of the controversial images.

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Kill-threat SMS a fake, authorities say

SMS

Adrian Lowe Received a threatening text message with a demand for money recently? You're not alone.

Hack attack highlights obvious password picks

Security passwords.

Adrian Lowe If you're a user of Yahoo!, Formspring or LinkedIn, chances are that in the past few months, you've been advised to change your password because of a database hack that's compromised the security of...

Melbourne hot spots feature on Facebook

St Kilda beach

Adrian Lowe Facebook-loving Melburnians are 'checking in' at some of the city's most famous landmarks.

Google item purge requests a record

Australian authorities requested a record number of items published on Google late last year be removed, at the same time as its compliance with such requests plummeted to an all-time low

Adrian Lowe Social Media Reporter Australian authorities requested a record number of items published on Google late last year be removed, at the same time as its compliance with such requests plummeted to an all-time low.

Hundreds of dollars, no sense as Gillard's #cashforyou tweets backfire

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Adrian Lowe The federal government has been bombarded with scorn on Twitter this morning after its ministers used the hashtag "cash for you" to promote its School Kids Bonus.

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There's ads on social media?

Victorians have, on average, 253 Facebook friends.

Adrian Lowe Facebook continues to reign supreme as Australia's most popular social media website.

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State of denial: Facebook not such a turn-on, says report

The sign up page of Linkedin.com

Adrian Lowe FACEBOOK may remain perched at the top of the tree as Australia's most popular social media website, but NSW users are the least likely to be connected.

Developers show business some serious app-titude

The business of app development  is getting bigger and bigger, according to Appiphany’s Adrian DeWitts.

Adrian Lowe There are no high-visibility vests in sight, but this is Victoria's emerging manufacturing sector at work.

Trust an issue for Twitter users

Twitter

Adrian Lowe Cher, Rowan Atkinson, Jackie Chan and Justin Bieber are dead. Or that's what Twitter would have the world believe.