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Watch out for these 5 WhatsApp scams

2016-02-10 13:14

The social network has one billion users, but with that growth has come a spike in scams on the service.

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Nearly one-in-seven people on Earth use instant messaging service WhatsApp each month to stay in touch.

Nearly one-in-seven people on Earth use instant messaging service WhatsApp each month to stay in touch.

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WhatsApp hits one billion users

2016-02-02 09:01

Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp has hit the billion-user mark, according to the leading social network's chief and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook climbs to 1.6 billion users as profit doubles

2016-01-28 07:40

The social network's quarterly profit more than doubled as its ranks swelled during the past year to a mammoth user base of nearly 1.6 billion.

Egyptian police condom video goes viral

2016-01-26 21:55

A video purporting to show two young Egyptian men, a reporter and an actor who participated in the 2011 uprising, mockingly handing policemen condom balloons has received more than 1 million views.

Customer finds 'something extra' in Woolies Frankfurters

2016-01-24 20:43

Yet another unhappy Woolworths customer has taken to their Facebook page displaying a shocking finding inside a pack of Frankfurters.

Thai man jailed for 6 years over Facebook royal 'slur'

2016-01-20 16:00

A Thai man was sentenced to six years in jail for two Facebook posts about the king that were deemed in breach of the country's draconian royal defamation law.

WhatsApp drops its annual $1 usage fee

2016-01-18 13:27

The popular instant messaging application is doing away with its annual fee as it explores new services.

India backlash threatens Facebook’s free web vision

2015-12-30 06:58

Critics have accused Mark Zuckerberg of making a poorly disguised land grab in India’s burgeoning internet sector with the company's Free Basics offering.

Zuckerberg asks India to allow free net service

2015-12-28 09:40

The Facebook founder has made a personal appeal in an op-ed column in one of India’s leading newspapers for the country to allow a controversial free internet service.

 
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Social media giant Facebook has revealed details about its user numbers in Nigeria.

Social media giant Facebook has revealed details about its user numbers in Nigeria.

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FBI creates Facebook page in Farsi for case of missing agent

2016-02-02 11:01

The FBI has launched a Facebook page in Farsi to solicit tips on the whereabouts of a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran in 2007.

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Social networking giant Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, has released the latest quarterly numbers for all its products.

Social networking giant Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, has released the latest quarterly numbers for all its products.

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Make SMS free in SA, says Wi-Fi body

2016-01-27 13:26

Local mobile networks must adapt to over-the-top players like WhatsApp by providing free SMS offerings, says an expert.

Tech giants reject OTT regulation for SA

2016-01-26 16:13

Facebook, Microsoft and Google have voiced their opposition to possible regulation of over-the-top services such as WhatsApp and Skype in South Africa.

Indian regulator slams Facebook in free internet row

2016-01-20 16:11

The social network has come under fire over a campaign to drum up support for its controversial free internet project.

Facebook should have 'acquaintance' category: study

2016-01-20 13:44

People cannot have 1 000 real friends on Facebook. Nor 500. In fact, anything over 200 starts seeming unlikely, an unusual study asserts.

Mark Zuckerberg to build an AI-powered helper

2016-01-04 08:39

The Facebook founder plans to build an artificially intelligent assistant that can help around the home and at work.

Myanmar activist jailed for Facebook post

2015-12-28 16:00

A member of Aung San Suu Kyi's election-winning party has been sent to prison for a satirical comment on the new army uniform.

Facebook pushes back in India row over Free Basics

2015-12-23 14:29

Facebook has gone on the offensive in an escalating row with Indian authorities over a controversial initiative which the social network says is aimed at widening online access in the developing world.

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