Germany urges Facebook to censor racist posts

2015-08-27 16:20

Germany has urged Facebook to censor racist posts, prompting the world's biggest online social media company to say that it takes such concerns very seriously.

WhatsApp launches 'up yours' emoji

2015-08-27 11:10

Instant messaging service WhatsApp unveiled a new set of emojis, including a "middle finger up yours" in the latest update.

Thumbs down for WhatsApp call quality

2015-08-26 10:55

Fin24 users are unhappy with WhatsApp’s voice feature despite the instant messaging app introducing a setting that minimises data usage.

How to make cheaper WhatsApp calls

2015-08-25 13:21

Instant messaging service WhatsApp now enables users to make cheaper voice calls on the service by actively lowering data usage.

Facebook designer: Personal projects can land you dream job

2015-08-19 14:59

A healthy balance between personal and professional projects is the key to success for creatives working their way up the corporate ladder, says a Facebook creative leader.

Facebook switches on private messaging for businesses

2015-08-06 07:15

Businesses can now privately communicate with customers through as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.

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.


Cell C drops free WhatsApp promotion

2015-08-27 14:54

The mobile operator is ending its free access promotion to the messaging service.

Facebook débuts AI assistant to Messenger app

2015-08-27 09:41

Facebook has begun testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market.

Facebook launches Moments in SA

2015-08-25 19:00

The social media giant has announced the launch of its 'Moments' application for South Africa.

Facebook rules US internet pack

2015-08-20 07:56

Facebook remains the dominant social network for US internet users, while Twitter has failed to keep pace with rivals like Instagram and Pinterest.

Facebook struggles to sell advertising in India

2015-08-13 08:52

Facebook is trying to lure sceptical advertisers in India with unique features in a bid to boost revenue.

Facebook has built its first full-scale drone which will provide internet access to the most remote parts of the world.

Facebook has built its first full-scale drone which will provide internet access to the most remote parts of the world.

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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.

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