ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

How the vicious Internet is creating a vicious world

2015-01-24 08:32

Is the viciousness and hatred on the Internet leaving us on the brink of creating a society of psychopaths? asks Chemory Gunko.

How to get out of WhatsApp ‘scams’

2015-01-21 09:00

Dozens of readers have asked Fin24 about how to get out of WhatsApp SMS ‘scams’ that risk costing them hundreds of rands per month.

Could social media ease your stress?

2015-01-20 05:00

According to a new study, there is no evidence that social media users feel more stress than people who use digital technologies less or not at all.

Gay dads go viral

2015-01-19 08:24

These dads prove that the ability to provide a loving home has nothing to do with your sexuality.

Using social media doesn't cause more stress

2015-01-16 15:45

According to a new study, there is no evidence that social media users feel more stress than people who use digital technologies less or not at all.

Gay dads go viral

2015-01-16 13:30

These dads prove that the ability to provide a safe and loving home has nothing to do with your sexuality.

Is social media bad for your mental health?

2015-01-10 05:00

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?

The top 3 worst group chats to be in

2014-12-29 10:00

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

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
102 comments

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
184 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?

 

Stop kidding around with social media

2015-01-28 09:56

The misuse of cellphones, instant messaging apps, the internet and e-mail, are playing a major role in leading to the self-destruction of our children, says Mohamed Saeed.

Hilarious reactions to today's #SocialMediaMeltdown

2015-01-27 10:03

We compiled the best posts shared on Twitter this morning.

Facebook posts land man in psych unit

2015-01-21 18:24

A 31-year-old man will be sent to a secure psychiatric unit in Denmark for four weeks because he posted terrorism threats on Facebook, a court has ruled.

SAHRC: We’re open to resolving Bridges case

2015-01-20 15:57
84 comments

The South African Human Rights Commission says it is open to resolving a hate speech case against Afrikaans songstress Sunette Bridges before the matter is heard in the Western Cape Equality Court on 20 April.

Could using social media ease your stress?

2015-01-19 10:02

According to a new study, there is no evidence that social media users feel more stress than people who use digital technologies less or not at all.

Facebook, Twitter stressing you out?

2015-01-16 16:16

Heavy users of the internet and social media do not have higher levels of stress than people who use digital technologies less or not at all, a study shows.

Gay dads go viral

2015-01-16 14:47

These dads prove that the ability to provide a safe and loving home has nothing to do with your sexuality.

Twitter lesson from AirAsia boss

2014-12-29 08:40

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes gave an unintentional lesson as he took to Twitter to drive a crisis over a missing aeroplane.

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.

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