ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

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.

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.

9 crimes parents commit on social media

2014-09-18 08:46

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

Stand up and speak out

2014-09-17 21:10

We live in the age of social media, which plays a crucial role in our lives. But how many of us use these platforms effectively? asks Nabeela Moola.

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?

Mom’s Facebook status gets kid kicked out of pre-school

2014-09-08 08:16

Mom’s complaint about school on social media gets child expelled.

Mom’s Facebook status gets kid kicked out of pre-school

2014-09-01 09:58

Mom’s complaint about school on social media leads to her child’s expulsion.

Brilliant chats between a teen and his grandma

2014-08-28 14:59

Teen YouTuber records hilarious Vine chats with his grandma.

Brilliant chats between a teen and his grandma

2014-08-27 10:02

Teen YouTuber records dozens of hilarious Vine chats with his grandma.

That awkward social media moment

2014-08-25 09:53

Social media faux pas are great for a laugh – until it happens to you, writes Sam Brighton.

Why is this baby in a roasting pan?

2014-08-15 13:44

Mom and gran investigated after photos are posted.

Why is this baby in a roasting pan?

2014-08-13 11:47

Mom and gran investigated after social media users react to photos posted ‘as a joke’.

ANC applauds schoolboy, team

2014-08-12 14:42

The ANC says King David Victory Park deputy head boy Joshua Broomberg and his two national debate team-mates embody South Africa's constitutional principles.

Ebola "vaccine" goes viral in Nigeria

2014-08-10 07:00

Nigerian social media is abuzz with claims that a combination of hot water and salt can vaccinate a person against Ebola

Ebola "vaccine" goes viral in Nigeria

2014-08-08 12:11

Nigerian social media is abuzz with claims that a combination of hot water and salt can vaccinate a person against Ebola

Alanis Morissette joins Breastfeeding Week with a laugh

2014-08-06 15:03

Rock star rocks her breastfeeding snap in celebration of breastfeeding week.

Reaction to Ebola outbreak on Social Media

2014-07-31 14:50

Here are the latest headlines, images, tweets, Google+ mentions and videos that users around the world have posted on social media regarding the Ebola outbreak

Africa e-commerce firm expands

2014-07-28 13:47

A would-be African Amazon called Jumia, set up by a German venture capital firm, is expanding into Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon.

Facebook stock hits all-time highs

2014-07-24 21:00

Facebook stock have jumped to record highs as strong earnings from the leading social network sparked fresh buying.

 

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 goes nude for a good reason

2014-09-22 10:47

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

10 steps on how to market yourself for less than a rand

2014-09-18 15:45

Marketing can sometimes mean breaking your piggy bank in order to be recognised but there are many thrifty ways to market yourself, for free, writes Wandiswa Ntengento.

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?

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.

Should social media have a part in your wedding?

2014-09-09 15:53

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?

Mom’s Facebook status gets kid kicked out of pre-school

2014-09-01 09:58

Mom’s complaint about school on social media leads to her child’s expulsion.

10 reasons to unfriend me

2014-09-01 07:30

Tracy Engelbrecht discusses a range of potentially thorny topics which may lead to her being removed from people's 'friend' lists.

Brave mom of 4’s nude cancer survivor pics

2014-08-28 16:00

Brave mom loses 100 Facebook friends after posting photos of her scars online.

Brilliant chats between a teen and his grandma

2014-08-27 10:01

Teen YouTuber records dozens of hilarious Vine chats with his grandma.

My name is Violet, and I’m a Facebook addict

2014-08-21 10:54

Violet, unable to deny the fact that she has a problem any longer, joins a support group where she can finally admit the truth: She's addicted to Facebook.

2nd King David pupil in scandal over Gaza

2014-08-14 11:24
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A King David School pupil has spoken up about alleged bullying and discrimination at his school after expressing his views on Israel on a Facebook page.

Why is this baby in a roasting pan?

2014-08-13 11:46

Mom and gran investigated after social media users react to photos posted ‘as a joke’.

Living via social media vs living for real

2014-08-11 07:26

We are becoming a generation that believes that Likes and reTweets measure our worth and that people will forget us as soon as they log off, says Venolia Rabodiba.

Ebola 'vaccine' goes viral in Nigeria

2014-08-08 12:27

Nigerian social media is abuzz with claims that a combination of hot water and salt can vaccinate a person against Ebola.

Alanis Morissette joins Breastfeeding Week with a laugh

2014-08-06 15:04

Rock star rocks her breastfeeding snap in celebration of breastfeeding week.

Poles fight Russian fruit ban on social media

2014-08-01 18:00

Poles have taken to social media to promote Polish fruit in defiance of President Vladimir Putin's decision to ban imports into Russia.

The top 3 worst group chats to be in

2014-07-30 11:34

Are you the sort of person who creates random group chats for bad reasons? You need to stop that.

Elderly given an internet key to family links

2014-07-27 16:00

Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a start-up to develop an application to help the elderly stay in touch.

Facebook strikes gold with mobile

2014-07-24 06:32

Facebook's fast-growing mobile advertising business has helped drive a 61% increase in revenue, beating Wall Street targets and sending shares to a record high.

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