ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL NETWORK

La Grange apologises for Twitter comments

2015-01-17 22:34

Late president Nelson Mandela's assistant Zelda La Grange has issued a 14-take apology on her Twitter account after comments that whites did not feel welcome in South Africa.

Facebook has 100 million India users

2014-04-09 13:07

Facebook has hit more than 100 million users in India, making it only the second country after the United States to achieve the milestone.

Storm erupts over Google+ e-mail policy

2014-01-10 12:31

A storm has erupted among privacy advocates about a new feature on Google+ social network that lets people you don't know send e-mails to your Gmail account.

It’s a bubble!

2011-07-21 00:00

There’s a morbid fascination with the investment merits for online social networks. However, investors need to tread carefully before they commit their hard-earned cash to one of those investments.

Message in bottle found after 24 years

2011-03-29 22:38

A German has received an answer after tossing a message in a bottle off a ship in the Baltic Sea 24 years ago.

Oscar boost for Firth film

2011-01-23 13:14

The King's Speech has won best-produced film from the Producers Guild of America, a regal boost to its Oscar aspirations in an awards season so far swept by The Social Network.

Teaching age-appropriate choices and consequences

2014-02-20 14:12

Different discipline and instruction for different age-groups.

Girl’s suicide after website bullying

2013-08-06 11:44

Social site used in SA and blamed for suicides is labelled ‘stalker’s paradise’.

Do u spk txt? Coz ur kdz do

2012-01-12 14:40

Revolutionise communication with these text-speak tips.

The Accidental Billionaires

2010-11-12 10:30

From nerd in the corner to ruthless billionaire – how Facebook’s creators made money and lost a friendship.

 

Facebook service disrupted

2014-08-01 18:39

Facebook, the world's number one social network, has suffered a service disruption that made the website unavailable to some users.

'China's Twitter' files for IPO in US

2014-03-15 11:58

Weibo, the Chinese microblogging service often compared with Twitter, has filed for a US stock offering seeking to raise $500m.

Facebook stock up on Zuckerberg's pledge

2012-09-05 18:54

Facebook's stock is up following a disclosure that its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, won't sell stock in the company for at least a year.

Police find dismembered body in cemetery

2011-04-04 21:18

Free State police have found the dismembered body of a 23-year-old man in the Welkom cemetery.

Libya triggers avalanche of rumours

2011-03-17 17:02

When gunfire erupts in Tripoli, officials are quick to say there is no need for alarm...it is just supporters firing in the air to celebrate the latest victory.

Livr - a social network only accessible when drunk

2014-03-12 12:18

The password for 'Livr' is a couple of beers and a breathalyzer.

FOMO: the one fear we all share?

2014-01-07 14:42

If you find yourself attached to your cellphone 24/7 all because you don't want to miss out on exciting or popular events,it's possible that you suffer from FOMO.

Online family and over-sharing

2013-01-25 14:51

Will the way we share private information change in the next generation?

Another social network?

2011-03-16 14:06

Is there possible competition for Facebook ? Google will reportedly launch its own social network in May – but is it really necessary?

No rules in Social Media? I wish.

2010-11-11 09:33

Sam Wilson wonders about the rules of social networking.

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