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.

SA small businesses flock to Facebook

2015-02-26 07:25

Facebook is making its presence felt in marketing circles as millions of small businesses sign up to advertise on the giant social network.

Bad day for Newsweek, Delta & top Twitter exec as social-media accounts hacked

2015-02-12 11:29

Newsweek has regained control of its Twitter account in less than 15 minutes but not before it had threatened the family of Barack Obama.

Clean up your Facebook profile or you won't get hired

2015-02-03 12:00

Before you apply for that new job, be sure to check that your Facebook profile is clear of offensive content, or seriously consider your privacy settings.


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.

Facebook rolls out after-death feature

2015-02-13 08:44

Facebook wants to be your social network for life, and even in the hereafter as it unveils its legacy contact control settings.

Watch out for WhatsApp ‘snooping’ on web browsers

2015-02-05 10:48

Forgetting to log out of the web browser version for WhatsApp could open users up to being snooped on if somebody else accesses their computers.

Facebook, Twitter lock horns for Super Bowl glory

2015-02-03 08:01

Facebook and Twitter have released a barrage of data and slick animations to claim the title of most-popular social network.

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