Facebook profit falls as costs soar

2015-07-30 09:03

Facebook has reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9% as the social media company sharply increased spending.

SA online marketers 'stuck in the past'

2015-07-21 07:35

Many marketing executives are ignorant or intimidated about how online advertising provides detailed data of an audience - so, they stick with outmoded methods, says an industry insider.

Durban couple's crime spree undone by Facebook group

2015-07-14 08:27

Facebook proved to be the undoing of an alleged thieving couple, accused of a spate of robberies at bed and breakfasts across Durban.

Millions share story of US girl found dead in Boston Harbor

2015-07-08 20:01

Millions have shared the story of US girl found dead in Boston Harbour as police search for her identity.

Turkey restricts Facebook in schools

2015-07-02 16:22

Turkey has restricted students from posting pictures and opinions about school life on Facebook, Twitter and other social media, local media say.

Court rules Facebook must turn over sex video data

2015-06-26 07:46

Facebook must turn over any information it possesses that could help a young woman find out who published a sex video of her without her consent, a court has ruled.

Facebook reveals new security tool

2015-06-24 13:24

Facebook announced it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for its users.

Facebook, Youtube in video 'arms race'

2015-06-22 19:34

Facebook is gaining ground on Google's YouTube as an outlet for big companies to market their products via online videos.

Mobile apps flaw puts 'billions' of records at risk

2015-06-17 16:17

Security researchers have uncovered a flaw in the way thousands of popular mobile applications store data online, leaving users vulnerable.

Facebook Messenger app tops a billion downloads

2015-06-10 16:56

Facebook crowed that an Android version of its Messenger app has been downloaded more than a billion times from the Google Play store.


Prisoner's fiancée slams Pollsmoor over Facebook reaction

2015-07-23 12:33

A Pollsmoor inmate's fiancée has lashed out at Correctional Services after the fallout from the prison inmate's Facebook page.

SA prisoners on Facebook 'are a security risk'

2015-07-17 10:25

Despite the human rights culture of the South African legal framework, prisoners present a serious security risk if they are allowed access to social media, says a Cape Town attorney.

Pollsmoor prison Facebook page causes a stir

2015-07-09 14:18

Prisoners at a Cape Town institution appear to have broken rules by actively posting content to social networks.

SA can't earn money yet from Facebook videos

2015-07-08 07:00

South Africans eager to start earning cash from Facebook should hold their horses, the company has said.

Facebook opens Johannesburg office

2015-06-29 17:54

Social media giant Facebook has opened its first office in South Africa in a bid to boost its African presence.

Facebook allows phone number sign up for Messenger

2015-06-25 09:04

Facebook has enabled users without an account to sign up for its Messenger app with a phone number.

Cell C to offer free Facebook access

2015-06-24 11:22

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C has inked a deal to provide zero-rated access to social network Facebook from July 1 while also bringing to SA.

Team mate saves fellow parachutist

2015-06-20 22:44

A team mate has saved a fellow serviceman after his parachute failed at an air show.

Oculus' virtual-reality headset to simulate touch, gestures

2015-06-14 10:45

Oculus is expanding its virtual-reality headset to simulate touch, gestures heading toward its 2016 debut.

Facebook declares UEFA social media victory

2015-06-08 11:52

In the ongoing battle for eyeballs between social media giants, Facebook has declared a victory after the UEFA final.

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