Man allegedly killed teen he met on Instagram and shared pics of her corpse online

2019-07-16 13:58

"They had spent time together, and were acquainted with each other's families."

WATCH: Lewis Hamilton doesn't understand his mass social media following

2019-07-13 11:15

Speaking ahead of the 2019 Formula 1 British Grand Prix, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton on Thursday admitted that he "can't win everyone over", despite his continuously growing social media following.

Absa job ad on notorious Facebook page is a scam

2019-07-11 10:39

A fake advert posted on the Facebook page 'Jobs learnership and bursary' claims Absa bank, one of South Africa's largest financial services organisations, is hiring.

Your Facebook posts could reveal a future medical condition – much earlier than it would normally be diagnosed, according to a study

2019-07-09 10:53

A new study using artificial intelligence shows that what you post on Facebook may reveal medical issues you'll be facing in the future – a development which could help refine patient care.

"It really is an incredible honour to be recognized": Social media influencer Aisha Baker makes Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list

2019-07-03 07:36

Since becoming a mom to son, Khalid in 2018, Aisha has incorporated her mommy journey into her ever popular blog and can now add Forbes Africa list to her ever-growing list of accolades.

Selfie craze has young Americans viewing plastic surgery more favourably

2019-07-01 16:09

A new study has found that the extent to which people use social media is directly related to their desire to enhance their appearance with the help of plastic surgery.

Twitter annonces action against politicians' rule-breaking tweets

2019-06-27 18:48

Twitter says it would label and deprioritise tweets from politicians that break its rules

Stop harassment, but don't kill YouTube in the process

2019-06-25 06:00

YouTube’s latest attempt to crack down on hate speech has produced significant collateral damage, says Karl W. Smith.

A month after arresting woman taking selfies in Sea Point, police still haven't returned her house keys

2019-06-24 13:16

A month after Esethu Mcinjana was arrested on the Sea Point beachfront while waiting for a job interview, police say the investigation into her arrest 'is almost finalised'.

Bride-to-be devasted after bridesmaid sends wedding dress photo to groom

2019-06-21 15:05

One bride was left gutted after her pal posted a picture of her in her wedding dress on Facebook and tagged the groom.


Trump’s angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting

2019-07-14 07:00

Donald Trump’s frustration with social media companies including Twitter Inc. only goes so far: aides say he has no intention, at least right now, to stop tweeting.

'Somebody left a baby!' - Search on for 'abandoned' Verulam baby's mother

2019-07-13 08:21

A security company is looking for a woman who left a baby unattended in a walkway in Verulam, outside Durban.

Trump can't block Twitter critics, court affirms

2019-07-09 18:11

A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision.

Wool, wool, wool… Pick n Pay says R75 'Louis Vuitton' jersey should never have been on shelf

2019-07-03 09:09

Everyone loves a bargain, but it was perhaps too good to be true when a jersey bearing the Louis Vuitton brand name was being sold a Pick n Pay store in Paarl.

Millie Bobby Brown talks bullying, having to switch schools and how she’s making social media a “happy place” because of it

2019-07-02 14:15

“I want to combat the negativity on social media – I have experienced it – it’s like a disease. It’s negative hate that is genuinely so horrifying to me.” – Millie Bobby Brown shares her thoughts on social media, saying she believes we can and should be using it to influence positive change.

Man who allegedly attacked pastor for wearing EFF cap hands himself over to police

2019-06-28 10:26

A man who was captured on video attacking a Johannesburg-based church pastor, apparently for wearing an EFF cap, has handed himself over to police.

We're a nation that hovers on the borders of the extreme

2019-06-26 16:13

Time and time again, so-called leadership has sparked the controversy that has resulted in regular South Africans fighting. If our politicians will not self-regulate then we will need to do that for them, writes Howard Feldman.

Has ‘cancel culture’ gone too far?

2019-06-24 13:40

Maybe it's time you think before you cancel.

5 tips on how to maintain your Instagram aesthetic in the wintertime just like the top influencers do

2019-06-21 17:41

These photography tips can help keep your Instagram feed glowing.

Construction dad turns himself into an influencer to prove a point

2019-06-21 14:57

It seems like there's a new influencer on the block.

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