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Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-25 15:43

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Is social media bad for your mental health?

2014-11-18 15:14

You can hardly let an hour go by without you checking your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed. Social media definitely helps you stay connected. But could it be doing more harm than good?

Is social media bad for your mental health?

2014-11-18 05:20

You can hardly let an hour go by without you checking your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed. Social media definitely helps you stay connected. But could it be doing more harm than good?

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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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Too old to bath with dad?

2014-10-29 21:00

Opinions differ when it comes to kids and parents sharing bath time.

Mom and kid lip-synch to 'Frozen' and it's the BEST!

2014-08-18 09:52

You've seen every other 'Frozen' video the Internet has to offer, but this one is the cutest.

Women who post sexy selfies slated by peers

2014-07-18 15:16

Women who post provocative images on social media are considered less attractive and incompetent by their peers, a study finds.

Too old to bath with dad?

2014-07-17 13:14

Opinions differ when it comes to kids and parents sharing bath time.

Facebook cited in up to a third of divorces

2014-04-16 15:45

People are using Facebook and other social media sites to make romantic connections with people they would consider have a relationship with, even if they are in a committed relationship.

Facebook cited in up to a third of divorces

2014-04-16 12:37

People are using Facebook and other social media sites to make romantic connections, even if they are already involved.

Image issues? Blame it on Facebook

2014-03-20 12:00

Spending time on Facebook may fuel female college students' anxieties about their weight and body shape, especially when sharing photos and other images.

Facebook saved me from my husband

2014-03-17 16:00

A Kentucky woman used Facebook to save her from a brutal bout of domestic violence, she believes it might have saved her life

'Between' – an exclusive app that links lovers

2014-03-14 12:18

'Between' is a tight networking app that links only two people, and it's taken Asia by storm. Here's how it works.

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.

The app that’ll change the world!

2013-12-04 14:23

Dove’s new Facebook Makeover App is set to spur South African women into action and positivity is the order of the day!

Is Facebook turning you into a ‘slacktivist’?

2013-11-11 11:07

A study found that people who declare their support for a charity on social media are actually less likely to donate to the cause.

How to be a complete idiot on Facebook

2013-11-05 09:58

Top tips to being a total fool on your fave social media site

6 terrifying children's drawings

2013-10-09 16:00

You definitely won't want to display these works of art on the fridge.

Social media pics affect risky behaviour

2013-09-04 19:00

Researchers have examined how online social network activities influence smoking and alcohol use, especially in teens.

Social media pics affect risky behaviour

2013-09-03 08:54

Researchers have examined how online social network activities influence smoking and alcohol use, especially in teens.

Do you thrive on Facebook likes?

2013-09-02 05:00

The more popular people are on Facebook, the more they love the social media platform, a new study has found.

Do you thrive on Facebook likes?

2013-08-30 09:39

The more popular people are on Facebook, the more they love the social media platform, a new study has found.

 

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-25 10:17
103 comments

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Is social media driving you crazy?

2014-11-18 09:37

You can hardly let an hour go by without you checking your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed. Social media definitely helps you stay connected. But could it be doing harm to your mental health?

Is social media bad for your mental health?

2014-11-17 15:24

You can hardly let an hour go by without you checking your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed. Social media definitely helps you stay connected. But could it be doing more harm than good?

Mom and kid lip-synch to 'Frozen' and it's the BEST!

2014-08-22 14:22

This 'Frozen' video on the Internet, is one of the cutest.

Mom and kid lip-synch to 'Frozen' and it's the BEST!

2014-08-15 15:19

You've seen every other 'Frozen' video the Internet has to offer, but this one is the cutest.

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.

As millions vape, e-cigarette researchers count puffs

2014-07-07 15:15

The FDA is heavily invested in finding out who is using e-cigarettes and why.

Free app helps visually impaired find their way

2014-04-29 10:54

A free app for Android detects a person's location and uses audio voice-overs to announce nearby attractions.

Facebook cited in up to a third of divorces

2014-04-16 14:25

People are using Facebook and other social media sites to make romantic connections with people they would consider having a relationship with - even if they're already in one.

Facebook photos fuel anxiety in female students

2014-03-20 14:45

Spending time on Facebook may fuel female college students' anxieties about their weight and body shape, especially when sharing photos and other images.

Malema tops Twitter

2014-03-18 16:58
144 comments

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

Facebook saved me from my husband

2014-03-14 15:08

A Kentucky woman used Facebook to save her from a brutal bout of domestic violence. She believes it might have saved her life

Psychiatrists to answer medication queries online

2014-03-04 14:44

On Friday, 14 March at 1pm and again at 7pm psychiatrists, Dr Greg Johnson and Prof Rita Thom will be live on Facebook to answer all your medication-related queries.

Porn video goes viral by accident

2013-12-15 15:00

Well-meaning Facebook fans give child porn video 16 000 shares.

Monkeys have evolutionary Facebook

2013-11-19 13:00

Why do the faces of some primates contain so many different colours — black, blue, red, orange and white — that are mixed in all kinds of combinations and often striking patterns while other primate faces are quite plain?

Too old to bath with dad?

2013-11-07 15:00

Opinions differ when it comes to kids and parents sharing bath time.

How to be a complete idiot on Facebook

2013-10-18 15:58

Top tips to being a total fool on your fave social media site

Online personas reflect personal identities

2013-09-13 09:28

How social media users create and monitor their online personas may hint at their feelings of self-esteem and self-determination.

Facebook may be useful for HIV education

2013-09-03 11:47

Groups on Facebook may help educate men about HIV prevention and testing, a new study suggests.

9 kids explain conception and birth

2013-09-02 13:00

Hilarious insights and anecdotes from kids on where babies come from and how they're born.

Do you thrive on Facebook likes?

2013-08-30 10:06

The more popular people are on Facebook, the more they love the social media platform, a new study has found.

Facebook habits affect happiness

2013-08-15 08:49

Research shows that Facebook has been associated with a decrease in life satisfaction among young adults.

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