Teen arrested in Australia for AWA support

2015-10-06 19:25

A 17-year-old student has been arrested after he allegedly became abusive to Australian police trying to question him about comments he made saying he hoped police burned in hell.

Twitter co-founder Dorsey to stay chief - report

2015-10-01 10:22

Jack Dorsey is expected to stay on as the company's chief, bringing an end its plodding search for a top executive, according to a report.

Facebook back online after second outage

2015-09-29 08:34

Facebook has restored access to its social media website for most users, after its second outage in less than a week.

Facebook adds 360-degree video to News Feed

2015-09-25 08:17

Facebook has begun rolling out 360° viewing at the leading social network, letting people change their perspectives in specially created videos.

Social media use in South Africa is exploding with winners and losers in the space, according to a new study.

Social media use in South Africa is exploding with winners and losers in the space, according to a new study.

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‘We need a Facebook dislike button like yesterday’

2015-09-17 07:08

Fin24 users have expressed tongue-in-cheek responses and even support for a dislike button on the social network.

Speedster busted for Facebook video

2015-09-14 08:56

If you're driving at illegal speeds, don't brag about it on social media - a driver has been arrested for his speeding antics posted on Facebook.

SA, Nigeria lead Africa in Facebook usage

2015-09-11 11:03

The number of daily active Facebook users in South Africa has shot up to 7.3 million while in Nigeria this figure is 7.1 million.

For many refugees, journey to Europe begins on Facebook

2015-09-04 15:11

Would-be migrants hoping to flee war in the Middle East are using Facebook as their compass for finding the people smugglers they hope will get them to a better life in Europe.

Instagram images no longer just squares

2015-08-28 08:04

Instagram has broken its square mould with an update that adds portrait and landscape formats.


Facebook to beam satellite internet into Africa

2015-10-05 13:32

The social network has inked a partnership deal with satellite provider Eutelsat to get more Africans online.

Facebook introduces video clip profile pics

2015-10-01 07:26

The social network has rolled out updates to mobile profile pages to enable users to better personalise their profiles and more easily control their privacy settings.

Facebook renames, launches new services

2015-09-25 13:28

Facebook has changed the name and updated services on its platform.

Facebook page for Anika Smit closed over accusations

2015-09-23 15:29

A Facebook page set up in memory of Anika Smit, who was brutally killed, will be shut down after Damian Treeby, who was being interviewed during an inquest into her murder, was ousted.

Facebook users concerned over 'dislike' button

2015-09-17 09:11

Users have taken to the social media network to react to the company's decision to test a dislike button - and not everyone liked the idea.

The social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has responded to requests for a 'dislike' button.

The social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has responded to requests for a 'dislike' button.

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WhatsApp hack leaves millions vulnerable

2015-09-12 15:29

Millions of WhatsApp users could still be vulnerable thanks to a flaw in the popular messaging application that allows hackers to send malicious code.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi opens election campaign on Facebook

2015-09-08 09:27

Just five years ago, when Aung San Suu Kyi was still under house arrest. Now the opposition leader has kicked off campaigning for Myanmar's historic general election with a Facebook post, one of many signs of how far the country have come.

Presidency warns of fake Zuma Facebook account

2015-08-29 15:37

The Presidency has warned people of a fake Facebook account purporting to be that of President Jacob Zuma.

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.

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