Iggy Azalea has now also quit Instagram

2015-03-09 17:00

Iggy Azalea has quit Instagram less than a month after quitting Twitter because she decided it was time to take "a break".

WhatsApp now has 700 million users

2015-01-07 14:15

Popular instant messaging service WhatsApp has grown to half the size of social media giant Facebook.

Selfies driving up demand for plastic surgery

2014-12-01 16:00

Selfies have risen in popularity along with smartphones and social media sites, resulting in a growing number of people turning to plastic surgeons.

Leonardo DiCaprio joins Instagram! Check out his first posts here!

2014-09-25 11:28

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has joined Instagram and kick-started his account with two pictures from the United Nations General Assembly on climate in New York City.

Facebook giving smartphone app an ear for music

2014-05-21 22:35

Facebook says its mobile application will be getting an ear for music, as well as for film or television show sound tracks.

Squirrel goes nuts over selfie

2014-05-02 08:41

A photo op with a squirrel that went awry has left a teenager flustered but unhurt.

Instagram photo-sharing service goes down

2014-04-12 22:31

Popular photo-sharing site Instagram has gone down, as frustrated users quickly turned to social network Twitter and other web sites to share their complaints.

Outcry after US man tattoos dog

2014-03-07 10:34

A US tattoo artist is making world headlines for tattooing his dog according to an Instagram posting, while the animal was under anaesthesia following a medical procedure.

US soldier’s Instgram pic sparks outrage

2014-02-19 21:07

A photograph showing soldiers clowning around an empty, flag-draped coffin, has sparked a furore online, with people saying it's disrespectful of veterans and those killed in action.

Filthy rich poker player shares his flashy life on Instagram

2013-12-03 12:28

Dan Bilzerian, a successful poker player worth $100m, loves sharing the high life with his Instagram followers. Cash, guns and babes are all in a day's work for this multimillionaire.


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!

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter

2014-12-11 06:58

Instagram, the photo-sharing social network owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday it has more than 300 million users.


We speak to Mike Wronski, MD of Fuseware, whose organisation - together with World Wide Worx - researched and compiled the SA Social Media Landscape 2015 study. He describes the massive uptake of South Africans on Instagram. Watch.

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Cute and prickly: Hedgehogs are trending as pets

2014-06-02 16:08

Hedgehogs have been steadily growing in popularity across the United States, despite laws in at least six states banning or restricting them as pets.

Social media key for terror groups - study

2014-05-14 21:36

Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks.

1D hunk Liam Payne has finally joined Instagram!!

2014-04-28 16:00

Liam Payne has joined Instagram and posted six photographs as the band kick off their Where We Are tour in Peru.

US student arrested for 'trying to join qaeda'

2014-03-18 13:20

A California student has been arrested near the US-Canada border and is accused of plotting to help a terror group and join al-Qaeda, as well as talking about attacking Los Angeles.

Facebook prohibits illegal gun sales

2014-03-06 12:54

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook has agreed to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

Indonesian first lady sorry for Instagram rants

2014-01-22 15:40

Indonesia's first lady has apologised to her hundreds of thousands of Instagram followers after a series of angry outbursts on the smartphone photo-sharing service.

Oxford reveals the word of the year

2013-11-19 08:53

Kim Kardashian shared one of her post-pregnancy body and Michelle Obama shared one with her "first dog" Bo - can you guess what the word of the year is?

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