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Facebook discontinues it’s relationship with Bing

2014-12-17 16:03

The discontinuation of this relationship between the Microsoft search engine and Facebook was inevitable as Facebook will ultimately have to challenge Google in the search engine space, writes Neil Pursey.

Dad busts child porn group

2014-12-12 09:52

Dad reads daughter’s email and uncovers child porn syndicate.

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter

2014-12-11 06:58

Instagram, the photo-sharing social network owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday it has more than 300 million users.

Dad busts child porn group

2014-12-10 09:53

Dad reads 12-year-old daughter’s email and uncovers child porn syndicate.

Mandela's legacy and our hatred

2014-12-06 14:26

While many of us spent the day #RememberingMandela a fringe in South Africa spent the day spitting vile hatred, writes Tim Flack.

5 tips for parents on Youtube safety

2014-12-04 10:23

How to keep your kids safe on the world’s most popular video-sharing medium.

Horrific child abuse caught on nanny cam

2014-11-28 09:52

Nanny faces life imprisonment for child abuse.

Twitter to track its users' app downloads

2014-11-27 09:07

Twitter on Wednesday said it would begin tracking which other applications people have installed on their mobile devices in a bid to better target ads and content.

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-25 10:17
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Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

WARNING: Shocking video

2014-11-24 14:35

A warning to parents about hiring childminders.

Horrific child abuse caught on nanny cam

2014-11-24 14:01
185 comments

Nanny faces life imprisonment for child abuse caught on video [WARNING: SHOCKING FOOTAGE].

Facebook Groups app a 'reaction' to online rivals

2014-11-19 10:20

Social networking giant’s move to launch a separate ‘Groups’ application is a response to other fast-growing services such as LinkedIn moving in on its turf, says an expert.

Is social media driving you crazy?

2014-11-18 09:37

You can hardly let an hour go by without you checking your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed. Social media definitely helps you stay connected. But could it be doing harm to your mental health?

Is social media bad for your mental health?

2014-11-17 15:24

You can hardly let an hour go by without you checking your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed. Social media definitely helps you stay connected. But could it be doing more harm than good?

S&P gives Twitter debt 'junk' rating

2014-11-14 16:07

Standard & Poor's has given Twitter's recent $1.8bn debt issue a "speculative" rating, weighing the company's push for acquisitions against likely slow growth.

Twitter suspends David Bullard

2014-11-07 10:07

Controversial columnist David Bullard has been suspended from popular social network Twitter, but says he expects to be back on Twitter soon.

Victim of internet hate?

2014-10-29 00:00

It's easy for people to judge and attack others while safely hidden behind their computer and a fake internet account, says Suzette Leal.

UK threatens internet trolls with two years in jail

2014-10-19 21:13

People found guilty of internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals outlined, following a number of high-profile case of abuse on Twitter.

Do you use social media to manage your moods?

2014-10-08 10:15

A study suggests that when we feel down we turn to social media to look for others who are worse off than us.

Jessie J brands social media as a romance killer

2014-10-03 02:00

Jessie J thinks social media websites like Twitter have killed romance and if they were shut down and technology was gotten rid of, there would be more marriages.

Court orders woman to remove Facebook comments

2014-09-25 12:22

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court has ordered a woman to remove defamatory comments about her ex-boyfriend and father of her child from her Facebook page.

Alicia’s baby bump says ‘We Are Here’

2014-09-22 10:47

Alicia Key’s latest hit song longs for a better world for her children.

Listen to the social noise

2014-09-16 14:21

Your entire business organisation can use social media to make educated business decisions, says an expert at the Loeries Creative Week.

 

ANN7 fail on Twitter

2014-12-17 14:22

News channel ANN7 has tripped over itself by posting content on social media that appears to confuse the revenue service with the Reserve Bank.

Dad busts child porn group

2014-12-11 08:10

Dad reads 12-year-old daughter’s email and uncovers child porn syndicate.

Dad busts child porn syndicate

2014-12-10 09:53

Dad reads 12-year-old daughter’s email and uncovers child porn syndicate.

5 tips for parents on Youtube safety

2014-12-08 07:00

How to keep your kids safe on the world’s most popular video-sharing medium.

5 brilliant tips for Youtube safety

2014-12-04 10:23

How to keep your kids safe on the world’s most popular video-sharing medium.

Business to take a hit from new Facebook rules

2014-12-02 10:34

The new emphasis on relevant quality content will hit lame self promotional Facebook pages hard, explains Neil Pursey.

KZN man loses 10-year battle over racist e-mail

2014-11-27 10:14

A former KwaZulu-Natal engineer who got fired over a racist e-mail has lost a decade-long legal battle to be reinstated, it has been reported.

Claims of faeces and semen in Spur, Wimpy food

2014-11-25 15:43

Two of South Africa’s most popular restaurant chains have found themselves in the spotlight after posts made on social media made damning claims about contamination of their food.

Feed hungry children through social media

2014-11-24 15:16

Social Feed is a brand that encourages you to feed hungry school children by doing something you already do daily – share content on your Facebook and Twitter.

Horrific child abuse caught on nanny cam

2014-11-24 14:01

Nanny faces life imprisonment for child abuse caught on video [WARNING: SHOCKING FOOTAGE].

Google Dads- the hottest new social network?

2014-11-21 10:08

A social network just for dads would be awesome (if only it existed).

Is social media bad for your mental health?

2014-11-18 15:14

You can hardly let an hour go by without you checking your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed. Social media definitely helps you stay connected. But could it be doing more harm than good?

Is social media bad for your mental health?

2014-11-18 05:20

You can hardly let an hour go by without you checking your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed. Social media definitely helps you stay connected. But could it be doing more harm than good?

Facebook to curb promotional posts on timelines

2014-11-15 10:11

The social media giant on Friday said it is making the changes in response to users' demands for fewer advertisements.

Facebook's privacy update: Five things to know

2014-11-14 08:59

The social media company is trying to simplify its privacy policy to address criticisms that it's too complex and lengthy.

Victim of internet hate?

2014-10-29 13:00

It's easy for people to judge and attack others while safely hidden behind their computer and a fake internet account, says Suzette Leal.

Lupita Nyong'o uses social media to promote US slave-trade preservation

2014-10-27 15:44

Lupita Nyong'o is lending her star power to the opposition of a minor league baseball stadium in what was once the centre of Richmond's thriving slave-trading center.

Banks battle to stem cyber crime

2014-10-14 19:44

Banks are fighting an uphill battle to protect themselves and their client accounts from cyber attacks and social media isn't making the fight any easier.

'Buy' buttons coming to Facebook and Twitter

2014-10-05 15:34

They're not just for sharing any more: Facebook and Twitter are now looking to play a bigger role in shopping.

Alicia’s baby bump says ‘We Are Here’

2014-09-25 14:08

Alicia Key’s latest hit song longs for a better world for her children.

BlackBerry launches square Passport

2014-09-24 16:54

BlackBerry has launched an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport as it embarks on its long turnaround push.

9 crimes parents commit on social media

2014-09-18 08:45

Tamsin is driven batty by parents who abuse social media. Are you one of them?

Should social media have a part in your wedding?

2014-09-10 13:00

To share or not to share? That is the question. Should you share every detail of our big day online, or should weddings remain social media free zones?

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