Scam alert for SA social media users

2018-02-01 19:32

South African social media users should be on high alert for fraudsters out to catch consumers off guard, according to financial service provider FNB.

Could Facebook stop a disease outbreak?

2018-01-10 08:14

Are social media just an unhealthy addiction, or could Facebook actually help save people in the case of a deadly epidemic? Researchers weigh in.

Meet the man behind the Joburger Facebook page

2017-11-03 11:03

The Joburger creates a platform where people of different races come together to ask one another silly questions.

Social media deepens its hold on SA - all the stats

2017-09-20 12:28

As data costs drop, social media use has intensified among South Africans in the past year, with Facebook now being used by 29% of the population.

Predicting the future

2017-08-25 14:43

BrandsEye analyses social media users’ conversations to determine how they feel about a particular topic in order to predict outcomes.

‘Anxiety is...’ – This mom’s brutally honest post will change the way you see anxiety

2017-08-18 15:11

“Anxiety isn't just having a hard time catching your breath."

6 Social media food accounts you need to be following

2017-04-09 06:00

This article first appeared in City Press.

House of H in Cape Town

2017-03-14 10:38

Fighting fake news isn't just up to Facebook and Google

2017-02-07 09:06

The fight against fake news is not just being waged by Google, Facebook and big media companies

Facebook hires Xiaomi’s Barra to lead VR efforts

2017-01-26 09:16

Facebook has hired Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality efforts just days after he quit Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp.


Facing critics, Facebook wants feeds to be more 'meaningful'

2018-01-12 17:31

Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more "meaningful."

Wierzycka wins interim order in defamation spat with Manyi

2017-11-20 20:15

Magda Wierzycka, the CEO of fintech company Sygnia Asset Management, has secured a High Court ruling ordering ANN7 owner Mzwanele Manyi to remove a number of Twitter and Facebook posts.

The mystery behind the many Facebook requests

2017-10-11 12:27

I don’t know what it is about me, but so many magnificent but unfamiliar women appear determined to befriend me on Facebook, writes Howard Feldman.

Mom kills herself on her 23rd birthday after merciless online bullying – tips on how you can silence those faceless attackers

2017-09-05 11:56

While social media could be the starting point of a wonderful friendship or budding romance, it’s also a breeding ground for merciless bullies.

Dad shares the most important things he's learned since tragically losing his son

2017-08-25 12:07

A parent’s biggest fear is to bury their child

Facebook pushes to augment reality through smartphones

2017-04-19 06:25

Facebook on Tuesday launched a mission to make smartphone cameras windows to augmented reality, focusing on what people have in hand instead of waiting for high-tech eyewear.

Facebook launches digital assistant 'M' in US

2017-04-07 06:12

Facebook has launched its digital assistant named "M" for US users of its Messenger application, ramping up the social network's efforts in artificial intelligence.

Facebook adds tool for helping in times of crisis

2017-02-09 06:37

Facebook updated its Safety Check feature with a way for people to lend, or get, helping hands after disasters.

Facebook VR head leaves unfinished business at Xiaomi

2017-01-27 10:56

It’s goodbye China, hello virtual reality for Hugo Barra.

Vodacom starts offering free Facebook access

2017-01-17 10:59

Mobile network Vodacom won't bill data-usage for a free basic version of Facebook, joining the likes of Cell C in offering zero-rated social networks.

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