ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

Victory for media on proposed online regulation policy

2015-07-29 16:30

Media freedom won an important concession in SA with a new classification regime that seeks to regulate online.

'Running mom' upsets other parents

2015-07-28 13:05

Bugaboo’s Instagram image provokes heated exchange.

Vavi 'strengthened' by Twitter attack

2015-07-21 12:27

Former Congress of SA Trade Unions secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi is unperturbed by a Twitter backlash after he posted a birthday message for former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe which ended with the note that Motlanthe was not a thief.

Durban couple's crime spree undone by Facebook group

2015-07-14 08:27

Facebook proved to be the undoing of an alleged thieving couple, accused of a spate of robberies at bed and breakfasts across Durban.

I'd rather have fewer real friends

2015-07-02 09:14

Real people with real lives make for much better friends than Facebook acquaintances with pretentious lives.

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.

Twitter says it wants full-time CEO

2015-06-22 18:04

Twitter says it would only consider chief executive candidates who can commit full-time to the company, signaling that co-founder and interim head Jack Dorsey likely will not be picked.

From ‘scrappy start-up’ to global player

2015-06-19 12:38

All Norwegian Jørn Lyseggen needed was $15 000 and a strong cup of coffee to start a tech business in a small Oslo office.

Gauteng MEC demands speedy probe into school bullying incident

2015-06-17 15:36

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has called for the Sedibeng district to "act speedily" in its investigation into a bullying incident that was apparently allowed by a teacher at the Krugerlaan School in Vereeniging.

Twitter wilts as interim CEO gives no hope

2015-06-14 14:59

Twitter shares have given up all the gains from a CEO-exit rally after Dick Costolo's interim replacement said he's happy with the social media firm's current direction.

 

Naked Westerners get a bum rap in Asia

2015-07-28 21:29

More young Western tourists are posting photos online of themselves baring all at ancient monuments in Asia. But the locals are not persuaded that the latest internet trend is funny or cool.

The private parts of parenting

2015-07-23 12:16

Keep it private when it counts, share when appropriate.

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A moment of perfect awe

2015-07-02 13:02

There’s nothing quite like seeing your baby for the first time.

Stop the clocks. Today was social media day – the most important day of the year

2015-06-30 16:48

The boss walks past. Facebook again? It’s Social Media Day, you say, flashing a broad smile.

Rant on Facebook slammed

2015-06-26 10:11

A Facebook status posted by a young Durban resident in which she lashed out at minibus taxi drivers is to be investigated by the South African Human Rights Commission.

Fake profile of Cape Town mayor 'used for scam'

2015-06-19 16:50

A profile supposedly belonging to Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has been reported to Facebook as a fake, her office has confirmed.

Parents open case against school 'bully'

2015-06-17 17:37

Police are investigating a case of common assault after the parents of a boy caught on camera being bullied opened a case against the alleged assailant.

Twitter under pressure to please advertisers

2015-06-15 13:08

The social network's next chief executive officer faces a crucial challenge as the company seeks to appease Wall Street after a management shakeup.

Hackathons take on Islamic State in cyberspace

2015-06-13 08:17

In Sydney, 60 people representing a vast range of communities and industries are working to combat the Islamic State group's online propaganda machine.

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