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Rhodes Must Fall leader tells waiter: 'We will give tip when you return land'

2016-04-29 15:40

Ntokozo Qwabe, one of the leaders of the Rhodes Must Fall movement at Oxford University, has bragged on Facebook about the way he and his comrades treated a white waiter.

Government data queries spike, says Facebook

2016-04-29 08:46

Facebook has said it had received 13% more government requests for user data in the second half of 2015, with more than 46 000 requests worldwide.

Facebook a 'perpetual motion money machine'

2016-04-28 14:35

Remember that kid in high school with flawless skin, straight-A grades and a gorgeous jump shot? Facebook is that kid.

Joemat-Pettersson slams fake social media accounts

2016-04-21 14:27

Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson has denounced Facebook and Twitter accounts in her name.

Facebook unveils new antenna-based internet system

2016-04-14 08:37

After taking to the air with drones to provide Internet to remote spots, Facebook unveiled new land-based systems to provide connectivity to people in urban settings.

6 ways WhatsApp encryption will affect you

2016-04-08 12:05

Instant messaging service WhatsApp switched on encryption technology for messages and media on its service this week.

WhatsApp adds 'powerful' encryption to photos, videos

2016-04-06 07:09

WhatsApp says it's now using a powerful form of encryption to protect the security of photos, videos, group chats and voice calls in addition to text messages.

Facebook apologises for Safety Check glitch after Pakistan blast

2016-03-28 12:24

Facebook apologised for a bug that sent a Safety Check notification to users around the world following a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan.

Facebook's Zuckerberg meets China's propaganda chief

2016-03-20 10:00

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has had a rare meeting with China's propaganda chief, even as Chinese authorities are tightening control over their cyberspace

Zuckerberg’s Beijing ‘smog jog’ backfires online

2016-03-18 13:52

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s latest attempt to woo China’s Facebook-deprived people may have backfired.

 

Windows 10 gets new Facebook, Instagram apps

2016-04-29 09:39

Facebook has rolled out applications tailored to Microsoft's latest operating system for the social network as well as its Messenger and Instagram services.

Zuckerberg aims for more Facebook control

2016-04-28 17:31

Facebook’s chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has picked a good time to ask for more freedom.

Facebook shares jump on mobile video ads

2016-04-28 10:08

Facebook has reported sales and profit that beat analysts’ estimates, benefiting as companies spent more to advertise in videos on its main mobile app.

Are 'chatbots' the future of online business?

2016-04-15 07:23

An artificial intelligence 'chatbot' from a US restaurant now lets you order a meal in a smartphone text exchange.

Israel to levy new taxes on Google, Facebook

2016-04-11 20:25

Israel has expanded its definition of who must pay taxes on commerce, targeting digital multinationals such as Facebook and Google that critics say get a free ride.

WhatsApp on collision course with governments - experts

2016-04-08 10:52

WhatsApp’s move to encrypt its messages shows it’s serious about privacy, but it may run into problems with governments, say experts.

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Durban surfer auctions a date with her sister to raise money

2016-03-23 13:43

A Durban surfer on a fundraising drive to attend a national competition used Facebook to successfully auction off a dinner date with her sister.

Mixed views on SA taxing global internet giants

2016-03-18 15:36

Fin24 users have issued mixed responses on whether or not South Africa should do more to tax global internet giants such as Google and Facebook.

Facebook like button may break law - German court

2016-03-10 07:08

Facebook 'like' buttons on commercial websites break German law if users are not warned that their personal data is being shared, a court ruled on Wednesday.

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