European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook

2015-04-17 10:19

European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog has said.

Selfie driver grounded by her dad

2015-04-09 13:31

A 20-year-old Durban student who took a series of selfies while driving has been grounded, says her rally driver father.

9 tips to social media success

2015-04-07 13:46

There are critical skills that social media executives must have in order to drive a company's brand, says an expert.

Facebook moves ahead with internet drones

2015-03-27 21:00

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has proclaimed the successful test of a wide-winged, solar-powered drone built to deliver wireless internet service.

Facebook to show highlights from your past

2015-03-25 14:12

Facebook has announced the roll-out of a memory feature on the giant social network.

Facebook rolling out payments to friends feature

2015-03-18 11:18

Facebook has announced it is launching a system to send money to friends for US customers using its Messenger mobile app.

Facebook content restrictions on the rise

2015-03-16 15:24

Requests by global governments for content restrictions and user account data are increasing, according to statistics released by the social network.

Facebook to face US lawsuit over kids' purchases

2015-03-12 14:04

A US judge has said Facebook must face a lawsuit seeking to force the social media company to provide refunds when children spend their parents' money.

Facebook king of SA youth tech drive - survey

2015-03-03 12:08

Facebook is the king of the South African youth tech movement, marking the era of the social networking revolution, a survey has found.

Myanmar journalist held for satirical post

2015-02-28 11:28

Police in Myanmar have arrested a photojournalist who posted a satirical message on Facebook that mocked a historic battle and the country's leader.


Facebook sued over data privacy

2015-04-09 14:50

An Austrian law graduate spearheading a class action case against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches has officially filed the suit in a Vienna court.

Rhodes Statue furore – new Power Equation hits SA

2015-04-07 14:43

SA has witnessed an example of how dramatically power is shifting when a small group of students forced UCT’s council to remove a statue of Cecil John Rhodes.

Facebook and Zuckerberg must turn over documents

2015-04-05 08:41

A judge has ordered Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to relinquish documents against fugitive Paul Ceglia who claimed Zuckerberg promised him a half-share of Facebook.

Facebook bets on Messenger app for e-commerce

2015-03-26 09:04

Facebook is turning its Messenger application into a platform for e-commerce, video and more in a bid to shake up online communication.

Penn State seeks frat members over nude photos

2015-03-18 16:57

Penn State intends to hold accountable the fraternity members who used a private, invitation-only Facebook page to post 'appalling and offensive' photos of nude women, some apparently asleep or passed out.

Absolute privacy on WhatsApp 'difficult to achieve'

2015-03-18 10:16

Private messaging service WhatsApp has never sold its user data on to advertisers, but some German users think it is wise be on the safe side, just in case.

WhatsApp quietly activates calling feature

2015-03-13 12:41

Making phone calls using the instant messaging service has become a reality, albeit on an invite-only basis for Android users.

Junkmail drops print in Cape Town, Durban

2015-03-04 12:16

In what will no doubt be seen as a sign of the times in SA's publication landscape, Junk Mail Publishing will cease to print the Cape Ads and the Durban edition.

Zuckerberg: Facebook drives data usage

2015-03-03 08:57

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of social media giant Facebook, says his company is looking to work with mobile operators on ensuring their sustainability.

Facebook warned over data protection

2015-02-27 14:28

German consumer groups say they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service.

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