Social media not the marketing 'gold standard'

2015-05-27 11:08

New media technologies like social media have not lived up to the promise of brand engagement, says a local expert.

Facebook accused of trampling on privacy

2015-05-15 14:16

Facebook tramples on European privacy laws by tracking people online without their consent and dodges questions from national regulators, Belgium's privacy watchdog has said.

Social media useful to find a job

2015-05-14 13:05

Social media is useful for people seeking employment.

Ryan Reynolds not only joined Instagram but Facebook as well!

2015-05-13 11:03

Ryan Reynolds has joined Facebook and Instagram, just six months after he launched his own Twitter account.

Seeing and believing: Virtual reality to conquer living rooms

2015-05-10 13:00

Virtual reality technology was long seen as the next big thing. But real reality always seemed to get in the way.

EWN bans ISIS troll

2015-05-05 17:01

Eyewitness News has banned a user on its Facebook page who trolled a Cape Town woman and claimed she was recruiting for ISIS.

Facebook adjusts free internet project amid criticism

2015-05-04 14:16

The social media giant is promoting its platform as a vanguard of net neutrality and open access after receiving criticism in India.

Facebook emerges as video threat for YouTube

2015-04-24 14:30

Ten years ago the first clip was uploaded on YouTube, but could the service's domination be challenged by Facebook?

WhatsApp calling comes to Apple iPhones

2015-04-22 06:00

An update to the iOS version of instant messaging service indicates that voice calling capabilities are coming to the app.

Facebook sued over data privacy

2015-04-09 14:50

An Austrian law graduate spearheading a class action case against Facebook for alleged privacy breaches has officially filed the suit in a Vienna court.


Rural Eastern Cape to get free Wi-Fi internet

2015-05-25 10:31

The rural Eastern Cape is about to get high speed internet service though a dedicated Wi-Fi connection.

Facebook launches free in Malawi

2015-05-14 17:03

The social media giant has launched its platform which offers a free basic internet service in Malawi.

Facebook pushes to improve pay for contractors

2015-05-14 08:24

Facebook is pushing for higher pay and improved benefits for the janitors, cooks and other workers who support its employees.

Facebook allowed to sue law firms over fake case

2015-05-12 09:17

Facebook may pursue a lawsuit against law firms that represented a New York man who tried to defraud founder Mark Zuckerberg, a court has ruled.

Facebook news feed 'doesn't hide' diversity

2015-05-08 13:54

Social network research reveals that people are more likely to be exposed to diverse views than previously thought.

SA woman's ISIS troll hell

2015-05-05 13:43

A Cape Town woman is traumatised after a troll posted her photo on Facebook and claimed she was an ISIS recruiter. Police are investigating.

Opinion piece: The art and science of investing

2015-04-24 15:08

Investing is both an art and a science. Find out why in this article in which Charl Botha shares his expertise. Humorous, insightful and a good read all-round.

Facebook mobile ad revenue surges

2015-04-23 17:25

Nearly three-quarters of Facebook's advertising revenue now comes from mobile ads, as many more users access the social network on smartphones.

European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook

2015-04-17 10:19

European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog has said.

Selfie driver grounded by her dad

2015-04-09 13:31

A 20-year-old Durban student who took a series of selfies while driving has been grounded, says her rally driver father.

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