ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

'Mark Fish was a good rugby player' - Twitter reacts to Masekela mix-up

12 minutes ago

Former Bafana Bafana footballer Mark Fish tweeted a tribute to the late Hugh Masekela yesterday, but was left red-faced after it was pointed out to him that the man in photo with him was Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse.

Student 'expelled' from university for posting 'deeply hurtful' racist videos

2018-01-18 13:20

A University of Alabama student has repeatedly used a racial slur in videos posted on social media, prompting immediate condemnation from school officials and her apparent expulsion.

WATCH: Woman's proposal gets rejected in shopping mall

2018-01-17 08:30

A woman has been left devastated after she made a public proposal to her boyfriend and got turned down. Watch the video here.

Bogus Facebook page in MEC's name sells non-running car to unsuspecting user

2018-01-16 19:43

A bogus Facebook page, created in the name of KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has reportedly successfully sold a non-running car to an unsuspecting social media user, the KZN health department says.

How social media can impact house prices

2018-01-14 14:17

The mindset of buyers in an area has not been explored much as a driver of property demand and the value of a property, says the CEO of a real estate group.

South Africans react to Trump's 'shithole' remark

2018-01-12 12:30

President Donald Trump has questioned why the US would accept any more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa. See some reactions from South African social media users.

#JusticeforMthunzi goes viral after alleged racial attack

2018-01-10 13:44

An alleged racial attack has led Twitter users to start the hashtag #JusticeforMthunzi after a 21-year-old man landed up in the Intensive Care Unit on January 6.

This Kylie Jenner lookalike has the internet in a frenzy

2018-01-09 10:49

This teenager’s uncanny resemblance to Kylie Jenner is insane.

‘I always imagined myself growing old’: Young woman’s heartbreaking letter to the world shared after she passes away

2018-01-08 14:32

A young woman’s touching final advice has been shared by her family on social media.

How celebrities make money on social media

2018-01-05 09:33

Khanyi, Thando, Lerato and Boity earn money for endorsing top brands online

 

Responsible citizens don't share fake news

15 minutes ago

It sounded like the seemingly impossible had finally happened: “Jacob Zuma has resigned,” a local website proclaimed a few days ago. It turned out to be fake news, writes Joshua Carstens.

Family shares hilarious snaps of their ‘retouched’ portraits that had them in tears

2018-01-18 11:39

An American family’s hilarious portraits have gone viral – and we see why!

Indonesian teen jailed for insulting president on Facebook

2018-01-17 06:04

An Indonesian teenager has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for "insulting" President Joko Widodo on Facebook.

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."

Facebook's back to basics turn not good for its engagement

2018-01-12 07:14

Facebook will be switching its users’ newsfeed back to posts from friends and family, Bloomberg reports.

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.

Black Coffee hates being famous

2018-01-09 09:29

World renowned DJ misses the simple things in life

Daily habits can pose health risks

2018-01-07 06:03

From getting licked by your dog to checking social media, researchers are uncovering hidden hazards that may be lurking in our daily lives.

Gorgeous identical twins take the internet by storm

2018-01-04 15:12

The Clements twins now have almost a quarter of a million followers.

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