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Social media deepens its hold on SA - all the stats

2017-09-20 12:28

As data costs drop, social media use has intensified among South Africans in the past year, with Facebook now being used by 29% of the population.

Predicting the future

2017-08-25 14:43

BrandsEye analyses social media users’ conversations to determine how they feel about a particular topic in order to predict outcomes.

‘Anxiety is...’ – This mom’s brutally honest post will change the way you see anxiety

2017-08-18 15:11

“Anxiety isn't just having a hard time catching your breath."

6 Social media food accounts you need to be following

2017-04-09 06:00

In partnership with City Press.

House of H in Cape Town

2017-03-14 10:38

Fighting fake news isn't just up to Facebook and Google

2017-02-07 09:06

The fight against fake news is not just being waged by Google, Facebook and big media companies

Facebook hires Xiaomi’s Barra to lead VR efforts

2017-01-26 09:16

Facebook has hired Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality efforts just days after he quit Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp.

WATCH: More fun reactions by Facebook's VR mom – this time on a roller coaster

2016-12-30 07:54

“It was so scary,” South Africa’s latest internet sensation told Fin24 - after a video of a Pretoria lady wearing a virtual reality headset for the first time – went viral on Facebook.

Facebook: 'Fox on steroids'?

2016-12-27 10:01

The social media giant, which has nearly 1.8bn users, has come under fire in recent months, with critics slamming Facebook for allowing fake news to be circulated and for censoring content.

Facebook accused of misleading EU in WhatsApp takeover probe

2016-12-20 15:30

Facebook risks a multimillion-euro fine for allegedly misleading European Union merger watchdogs when it won approval to buy the WhatsApp messaging service in 2014.

 

Mom kills herself on her 23rd birthday after merciless online bullying – tips on how you can silence those faceless attackers

2017-09-05 11:56

While social media could be the starting point of a wonderful friendship or budding romance, it’s also a breeding ground for merciless bullies.

Dad shares the most important things he's learned since tragically losing his son

2017-08-25 12:07

A parent’s biggest fear is to bury their child

Facebook pushes to augment reality through smartphones

2017-04-19 06:25

Facebook on Tuesday launched a mission to make smartphone cameras windows to augmented reality, focusing on what people have in hand instead of waiting for high-tech eyewear.

Facebook launches digital assistant 'M' in US

2017-04-07 06:12

Facebook has launched its digital assistant named "M" for US users of its Messenger application, ramping up the social network's efforts in artificial intelligence.

Facebook adds tool for helping in times of crisis

2017-02-09 06:37

Facebook updated its Safety Check feature with a way for people to lend, or get, helping hands after disasters.

Facebook VR head leaves unfinished business at Xiaomi

2017-01-27 10:56

It’s goodbye China, hello virtual reality for Hugo Barra.

Vodacom starts offering free Facebook access

2017-01-17 10:59

Mobile network Vodacom won't bill data-usage for a free basic version of Facebook, joining the likes of Cell C in offering zero-rated social networks.

Facebook acquires Eye Tribe for Oculus eye-tracking software

2016-12-29 10:48

Facebook's Oculus has acquired The Eye Tribe, a company that tracks eye movement in virtual reality to improve the experience.

Facebook launches Group Video Call through Messenger

2016-12-20 16:57

First Snapchat announced that users could snap in groups in time for the festive season – now Facebook is allowing Group Video Chats through Facebook Messenger.

Facebook launches new parent portal

2016-12-14 16:42

Technology has changed the ways in which people connect, but for families, the basics of talking with children about safety and security remain the same.

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