Facebook Messenger app comes to web browsers

2015-04-09 11:20

Following on from the launch of WhatsApp for the web, Facebook’s Messenger app is now also available as a stand-alone service on desktop and laptop computers.

Woman to serve divorce via Facebook

2015-04-06 15:25

A judge has given a woman permission to file for divorce from her elusive husband via a Facebook message.


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. Wronski says 11.8 million South Africans regularly log on to Facebook each month. Watch.

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Facebook tests new online "buy" button

2014-07-18 09:40

Facebook is testing a new Buy button on its website that will let consumers purchase products advertised on its social network.

Facts and figures about Facebook

2014-02-02 16:42

Facebook, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in February and it is interesting to see how far it has come.

Facebook not a bargain at half price

2012-08-05 15:49

Facebook shares have lost nearly half their value since a highly-touted public offering in May, but are still not a bargain for some.

Facebook, banks sued over pre-IPO calls

2012-05-23 18:03

Facebook and banks are being sued by Facebook's shareholders, who claimed the defendants hid Facebook's weakened growth forecasts ahead of its initial public offering.

Old vs new tech

2012-05-20 11:20

Googles and Facebooks are the two types of internet firms.

Privacy vs a new job

2012-03-21 10:02

Employers now check out another reference: Facebook.

Web content removed after India warning

2012-02-06 13:19

Internet giants Google and Facebook removed content from some Indian domain websites after a court warned them of a crackdown "like China".


SMS use faces rapid decline in SA

2015-04-07 16:02

Instant messaging services are set to overtake SMS usage in South Africa in the coming year, says a local technology expert.

No Twitter and YouTube in Turkey

2015-04-06 15:05

Turkey has blocked access to Twitter and YouTube over the publication of photographs of a prosecutor held at gunpoint before he was killed in a shootout last week.

The 5 best local Facebook pages you should totally 'like'

2014-11-05 07:00

These Facebook pages will entertain you, educate you and maybe even shock you. Vote for your favourite and you could win!

Malema tops Twitter

2014-03-18 16:58

EFF leader Julius Malema has more Twitter followers than official opposition leader Helen Zille and Jacob Zuma, a study has found.

Zynga slashes staff, closes studios

2013-06-04 14:30

Struggling social games star Zynga is cutting nearly a fifth of its staff as it refocuses on games for mobile devices.

Facebook's stock falls below $30

2012-05-29 18:12

Facebook's stock has fallen below $30 for the first time, 20% lower since its public stock debut.

Zuckerberg loses almost $2bn

2012-05-21 17:30

Mark Zuckerberg's fortune dwindled by nearly $2bn to $18.7bn within minutes as trading began again in Facebook shares – which promptly plunged by nearly $5.

Zuckerberg cashes in

2012-05-06 12:00

The Facebook founder seizes wealth and power in its IPO.

Dad shoots laptop after Facebook post

2012-02-10 22:54

A video of an angry US father pumping nine bullets from a handgun into his daughter's laptop has gone viral on YouTube and sparked an impassioned online debate over his parenting skills.

Facebook to file $5 billion IPO

2012-02-01 11:18

Facebook is expected to file the paperwork for a $5bn initial public offering on Wednesday.

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