Turkey restricts Facebook in schools

2015-07-02 16:22

Turkey has restricted students from posting pictures and opinions about school life on Facebook, Twitter and other social media, local media say.

Court rules Facebook must turn over sex video data

2015-06-26 07:46

Facebook must turn over any information it possesses that could help a young woman find out who published a sex video of her without her consent, a court has ruled.

Facebook reveals new security tool

2015-06-24 13:24

Facebook announced it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for its users.

Facebook, Youtube in video 'arms race'

2015-06-22 19:34

Facebook is gaining ground on Google's YouTube as an outlet for big companies to market their products via online videos.

Mobile apps flaw puts 'billions' of records at risk

2015-06-17 16:17

Security researchers have uncovered a flaw in the way thousands of popular mobile applications store data online, leaving users vulnerable.

Facebook Messenger app tops a billion downloads

2015-06-10 16:56

Facebook crowed that an Android version of its Messenger app has been downloaded more than a billion times from the Google Play store.

Facebook lite launched for emerging markets

2015-06-06 13:29

The social network rolled out a new Android app for its social media service that uses less data and runs faster in regions with spotty connections.

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 opens Johannesburg office

2015-06-29 17:54

Social media giant Facebook has opened its first office in South Africa in a bid to boost its African presence.

Facebook allows phone number sign up for Messenger

2015-06-25 09:04

Facebook has enabled users without an account to sign up for its Messenger app with a phone number.

Cell C to offer free Facebook access

2015-06-24 11:22

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C has inked a deal to provide zero-rated access to social network Facebook from July 1 while also bringing to SA.

Team mate saves fellow parachutist

2015-06-20 22:44

A team mate has saved a fellow serviceman after his parachute failed at an air show.

Oculus' virtual-reality headset to simulate touch, gestures

2015-06-14 10:45

Oculus is expanding its virtual-reality headset to simulate touch, gestures heading toward its 2016 debut.

Facebook declares UEFA social media victory

2015-06-08 11:52

In the ongoing battle for eyeballs between social media giants, Facebook has declared a victory after the UEFA final.

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.

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