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If you remember phrases like "Moola", "DC" or "go online", you're in good company. South Africans on Twitter have taken a stroll down memory lane, reminiscing about the country's first big instant messaging platform Mxit.
Local technology expert Arthur Goldstuck is not surprised that Mxit has closed its commercial business as users have left the service in large numbers.
Local social network Mxit has exited its Indian and Nigerian markets as the business shuts down its commercial operations.
Fin24 users have expressed their views on mobile social network Mxit’s dramatic decline.
The number of monthly active users on mobile social network Mxit has fallen from 4.9 million in 2014 to 2.7 million in 2015.
Mxit staff had to be temporary relocated after a fire broke out at their Stellenbosch offices.
The ANC has won an award for creating the largest political app on social networking site Mxit.
South Africans are hooked on WhatsApp as the instant messaging chat application has taken a dominant market share in the country.
Millions of people have downloaded the new version of Mxit, despite declining numbers, the company has announced.
Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp represents a direct threat to local chat application Mxit, says an analyst.
As Mxit shuts its doors, here are key statistics about the once giant South African social network.
The former chief executive officer of First National Bank, Michael Jordaan, has expressed his disappointment at Mxit’s commercial closure.
Social network Mxit has announced that it is exiting its commercial operations and donating its assets to a public benefit organisation.
Social media use in South Africa is exploding with winners and losers in the space, according to a new study.
Instant messaging service Mxit is the best web application ever to be created in Africa, according to Alan Knott-Craig Jnr.
Social network Mxit started offering voluntary severance packages to its staff on Friday in a move aimed at “streamlining” the company’s business, says a spokesperson.
Mobile technology should be used in education, though providers would do well to take cognisance of the cost of data and devices.
Nkanyiso Biyela was crowned winner of Mxit Reach's Ibali Lami national writing competition, at an event that focused on education and career guidance.
The South African national elections have highlighted the engagement on social media between voters and political parties, but interest has waned after the vote.
South African born social network Mxit is expanding its wings - to India.
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