PW post: Kohler Barnard to have disciplinary hearing

2015-10-02 12:46

The DA's Dianne Kohler Barnard will face an internal disciplinary hearing next week related to her reposting of a Facebook comment praising former president PW Botha.

We don't associate ourselves with a perpetrator of evil - Maimane on PW post

2015-10-01 10:02

The DA will take disciplinary action against MP Dianne Kohler Barnard for sharing a post on Facebook praising PW Botha, party leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Facebook introduces video clip profile pics

2015-10-01 07:26

The social network has rolled out updates to mobile profile pages to enable users to better personalise their profiles and more easily control their privacy settings.

Facebook page for Anika Smit closed over accusations

2015-09-23 15:29

A Facebook page set up in memory of Anika Smit, who was brutally killed, will be shut down after Damian Treeby, who was being interviewed during an inquest into her murder, was ousted.

CEO search delay underscores woes at Twitter

2015-09-21 07:20

In the fast-moving world of Silicon Valley, Twitter's search for a new chief executive is moving at a snail's pace, raising concerns about deeper woes.

Social media use in South Africa is exploding with winners and losers in the space, according to a new study.

Social media use in South Africa is exploding with winners and losers in the space, according to a new study.

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Facebook users concerned over 'dislike' button

2015-09-17 09:11

Users have taken to the social media network to react to the company's decision to test a dislike button - and not everyone liked the idea.

The type of Facebook friends you need to delete right now

2015-09-11 10:34

We've all encountered them at one point in our FB lives.

ANCYL must use Facebook to defend ANC - Mbalula

2015-09-04 18:17

Facebook and other social media must be used to defend the African National Congress, not to undermine it, ANC Youth League national convenor Fikile Mbalula says.

Egypt arrests 3 under terror law for spreading ISIS ideology

2015-08-23 16:59

Egyptian police have arrested three individuals under a new anti-terrorism law who are accused of spreading Islamic State propaganda through Facebook.


Twitter co-founder Dorsey to stay chief - report

2015-10-01 10:22

Jack Dorsey is expected to stay on as the company's chief, bringing an end its plodding search for a top executive, according to a report.

Twitter may expand 140-character limit

2015-10-01 09:12

The social network is switching on to the idea that some things just cannot be summed up in 140 characters.

Parody Twitter account lightens Zimbabwe's dark days

2015-09-29 19:00

A suspected parody Twitter account of Zimbabwe's state electricity provider is itself providing citizens with some light humour.

From Idols to Nelson Mandela Bay Metro - #AskTrollip

2015-09-22 18:32

The DA's Athol Trollip has faced questions on Twitter ranging from Idols, media personality Bonang Matheba's love life, to stopping the Port Elizabeth wind, and cleaning up the Nelson Mandela Bay metro.

Pinterest claims 100 million users

2015-09-18 07:28

More than 100 million users are on Pinterest, the online bulletin board-style service which allows people to 'pin' images based on their interests.

Dramatic slide in Mxit's user base

2015-09-17 13:16

The number of monthly active users on mobile social network Mxit has fallen from 4.9 million in 2014 to 2.7 million in 2015.

‘We need a Facebook dislike button like yesterday’

2015-09-17 07:08

Fin24 users have expressed tongue-in-cheek responses and even support for a dislike button on the social network.

SA website, app bringing neighbourhoods together

2015-09-10 14:55

A South African website and app has attracted more than 15 000 users since its launch in May last year, bringing neighbourhoods closer together in the process.

Head lice alert with selfie craze

2015-08-27 10:28

Expert warns that group pics may lead to treatment-resistant nits.

Hitting back at C-section photo critics

2015-08-17 15:09

Photo of a mom showing the scar that saved her baby’s life goes viral.

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