ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

#VanessaHartley publicly shamed for 'racist' post

2016-12-05 18:03

Social media users have let rip at a woman who had apparently posted a racist post on a neighbourhood page on Facebook at the weekend.

Getting into the festive spirit with #DecemberIsTheTimeWhen

2016-12-01 18:47

In the spirit of welcoming the final and most lively month of the year, Twitter users have made #DecemberIsTheTimeWhen a new topic of conversation.

Facebook taking measures to curb fake news

2016-11-19 20:50

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is urging world leaders to help get more people online as a way to improve global living standards while separately announcing new measures to cut down on fake news stories on the social network.

Is social media becoming a monster?

2016-11-17 14:47

Social media have created mindless, phone crazy and dumbed down societies who can’t even engage on real face time.

Where polls failed, social media succeeded. Both Brexit and Trump.

2016-11-10 11:29

The world would not have been surprised and key players could have known far earlier how people really felt if polls had included social media, says a media analytics firm.

#SaxonwoldShebeen leaves Twitter shaken and stirred

2016-11-03 22:43

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe’s tearful revelation about a “Saxonwold shebeen” to explain his presence near the Gupta family’s home caused an uproar on Twitter on Thursday night.

Be aware of what you share online about your kids

2016-10-25 09:57

Nowadays parents disclose things about their kids online, leaving a lasting 'digital footprint', often containing personal information, which can have repercussions.

Police watchdog probes cell rape video

2016-09-28 20:19

A video of what appears to be a rape in a police cell is being investigated by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate after allegations that the suspect could be a Montagu warrant officer currently facing another rape charge.

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Snapchat said it will release a wearable gadget called Spectacles, which resembles a pair of sunglasses with a built-in camera for shooting video.

Snapchat said it will release a wearable gadget called Spectacles, which resembles a pair of sunglasses with a built-in camera for shooting video.

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Bob Skinstad: Global citizen now expanding his business horizons in London

2016-09-21 09:54

Bob Skinstad has successfully converted his career from the playing fields to the boardroom. He talks to Alec Hogg about leadership, global citizenship and South Africa.

 

Claims of hacking in Hout Bay social media race row

2016-12-05 16:40

A Capetonian woman who apparently called black people "stupid animals" on Facebook claims she was the victim of a hacker.

Facebook's Zuckerberg urges post-Trump world not to 'disconnect'

2016-11-20 14:32

Facebook's Zuckerberg called on world leaders to forge a more "connected" planet, which was under threat after Trump's US election win and Britain's "Brexit" vote.

Here's how to go Ninja mode on social networks

2016-11-18 13:12

With all social networks allowing for the posting of videos and images, what one shares is available to all, even people they may not intend to share the content with.

Twitter rolls out tool to curb online abuse, bullying

2016-11-16 11:42

Twitter said it was rolling out a new tool to help users filter out harassment and abusive conduct on the messaging platform.

Twitter COO quits as company falters

2016-11-10 11:16

Twitter's chief operating officer, Adam Bain, is leaving the company to be replaced by finance chief Anthony Noto

More changes await Twitter users as service tries to grow

2016-10-28 09:46

Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered communications service tries to broaden its appeal to more people and advertisers

It's not Blade, ministry says of naked 'blesser' pic

2016-10-12 20:49

A picture of Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande in the buff, supposedly after a steamy session with a student, is a malicious fake, the ministry says.

Rustenburg assault suspects hand themselves over after 'social media pressure'

2016-09-26 22:11

Two me allegedly involved in the brutal assault of a 68-year-old man in Rustenburg have handed themselves over to police after immense social media pressure.

Maties student calls protesters K-word

2016-09-21 18:09

A Stellenbosch University student who used a racially offensive term to describe protesters has been referred to the institution's equality unit.

What it takes to get banned from WhatsApp

2016-09-20 12:09

WhatsApp has exploded in popularity in recent years but few people realise that the service also has relatively strict terms and conditions that can result in some users being banned.

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