ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter lets hot tweets rise to top of timelines

2016-02-10 16:54

Twitter has revamped its timeline by allowing the 'best' tweets to rise to the top, despite warnings of a revolt from members loyal to the real-time flow of the messaging platform.

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Social media giant Facebook has revealed details about its user numbers in Nigeria.

Social media giant Facebook has revealed details about its user numbers in Nigeria.

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How to start freelancing: A beginner’s guide

2016-02-03 15:52

With the markets decreasing and the possibility of retrenchments soaring, freelancing is starting to look like a stable career choice. Here’s how to make it a stable career for yourself.

'Dead Syrian' Facebook post spotlights German refugee fears

2016-01-28 17:50

A Facebook post about the death of a Syrian refugee in Germany sparked a storm of reaction this week, only for the author to admit making it up, highlighting a rash of online rumours fuelled by a record asylum seeker influx.

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Social networking giant Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, has released the latest quarterly numbers for all its products.

Social networking giant Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, has released the latest quarterly numbers for all its products.

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Marie Claire gives weak response to Twitter outrage

2016-01-21 16:03

Why the statement issued by the local glossy is simply not good enough.

Parties call for tough action against ANC MP Mkongi

2016-01-18 11:13

Political parties are calling for tough action against ANC MP Bongani Mkongi, after he called for party members to burn down a Cape Town apartment block on which a "Zuma Must Fall" banner had been hung.

DA takes ANC MP to task for statement on ‘Zuma Must Fall' billboard

2016-01-16 19:10

The Democratic Alliance says it will take ANC MP Bongani Mkongi to the Ethics Committee over statements he made on social media regarding the ‘Zuma Must Fall’ billboard in Cape Town.

Naked man halts Johannesburg traffic

2016-01-14 09:03

A naked man has surprised motorists on the M1 in Johannesburg this morning after brazenly bearing all in his birthday suit during peak traffic.

Twitter user sorry for inventing fake rape story

2016-01-13 13:20

The Twitter user responsible for fabricating a story about a girl named “Kamogelo” who had supposedly been raped and killed has apologised for misleading the public.

 

Durban radio jock gets death threats over Facebook post

2016-02-10 11:58

A veteran Durban radio producer has found himself in hot water over an insensitive Facebook post relating to the death of two city cyclists.

Save time with these eight easy hacks

2016-02-05 07:00

If you want to get the most out of your day, effective time management is vital. Follow these eight tips to help you work smarter.

Fikile Mbalula’s Twitter account 'hacked', raunchy pics posted

2016-01-29 09:36

Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula says his Twitter account has been hacked, after inexplicable pictures of a half-naked woman appeared on his timeline. WARNING: Raunchy image.

'We sure as hell have no Romeo and Juliet issues'

2016-01-28 14:22

A KwaZulu-Natal man has denied claims that he and his wife tried to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge, insisting that they fell.

Facebook climbs to 1.6 billion users as profit doubles

2016-01-28 07:40

The social network's quarterly profit more than doubled as its ranks swelled during the past year to a mammoth user base of nearly 1.6 billion.

Even homeopaths, chiropractors have social media rules

2016-01-18 14:41

A code of ethics for alternative health practitioners, like homeopaths, has been published by the Allied Health Professions Council of SA.

De Klerk a charlatan and disappointment - Sanco

2016-01-16 22:34

The claims by the FW De Klerk Foundation that statements on social media by black South Africans are more violent and racist reveal that the former president did not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize, the SA National Civic Organisation says.

The best internet responses to #CliftonPooper

2016-01-15 15:50

South Africans have discovered a video of the now infamous "Clifton Pooper". And the internet has done what it does best: provide us with some of the best memes on an incident that as caused quite a stink.

Drought-stricken areas runneth over thanks to massive water drive

2016-01-14 08:18

It started as a Facebook page with a plea for South Africans travelling over the festive season to drop off water in drought stricken areas and has ballooned into a network of 18 500 concerned citizens.

'Grade 1' trends on Twitter

2016-01-13 12:25

It’s back to school day, and South Africans on social media have taken the time to reminisce on their favourite memories from starting school.

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