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.

How you can fight hackers by being smarter online

2015-01-30 15:30

If you ever talk to IT people – database jockeys, tech support, server caregivers – you will hear some lovely phrases, these phrases refer to the biggest bane of technology systems everywhere.

We weren't hacked, says Facebook

2015-01-27 11:38

The social network has denied that it was hacked after being briefly inaccessible on Tuesday morning.

Facebook and Instagram hit by downtime

2015-01-27 08:57

Facebook and Instagram was briefly down across the globe on Tuesday, with many expressing their shock on social networks.

Austrian court to hear Facebook privacy lawsuit

2015-01-26 16:06

An Austrian court on Monday agreed to consider a class action lawsuit by 25 000 people against Facebook for alleged violations of their privacy.


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.

Speaking out on Facebook could cost you your job

2015-02-02 10:40

In the words of the Black Eyed Peas, "Just shut up, shut up": It may be better to guard your opinions on social media - and keep your job, according to a law expert.

Facebook rides mobile to strong profit

2015-01-30 12:21

Facebook has reported that its quarterly profit jumped 33.8% from 2014 to $696m as ad revenue and membership grew at the leading social network.

How Twitter saved us during the social media meltdown!

2015-01-27 10:43

While Facebook and Instagram were down, Twitter was thankfully there to save the day!

Facebook unveils 'lite' app in SA

2015-01-27 07:47

Facebook has said it is testing a lightweight version of its mobile app for mobile phones with poor-quality internet connections in emerging markets like SA.

Google boss: Internet will disappear

2015-01-23 09:10

Google chair Eric Schmidt has predicted that the internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively "disappear".

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