ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

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.

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’.

 

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 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’.

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