ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

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.

This Instagram trend is beyond beautiful

2015-06-10 12:37

Suddenly the wall behind you is as important as your look in your picture.

3 basic social media guidelines

2015-06-08 13:44

An ill-thought out status update has more power than your teen may realise.

Teen’s suicide after public shaming

2015-06-05 12:06

Discipline technique appears to have gone horribly wrong, ending in teen’s death.

 

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.

Parents are going viral with ugly hair cut videos shaming kids

2015-06-11 21:59

Parents are countering ugly hair cut videos with hug-it-out versions instead.

Apologise, learn, move on - Appletiser

2015-06-09 14:46

After the shock of the reaction to its controversial blonde/brunette ad, Appletiser says it was better to apologise, learn from its mistake, and move on.

Appletiser apologises for froth over brunette ad

2015-06-08 09:19

Appletiser has apologised for causing a froth with an advert some perceived as a “blonde moment” and racist.

Outrage as Facebook calls abuse video 'baby yoga'

2015-06-04 13:39

Origins of viral footage of a baby being bathed violently in a bucket unclear, say Toronto cops.

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