Bathabile Dlamini distances herself from fake Facebook profiles

2018-09-18 16:08

Minister in the Presidency for Women Bathabile Dlamini has distanced herself from "bogus" Facebook accounts in her name.

Twitter sinks after analyst flags accounting 'smoke and mirrors’

2018-09-17 21:35

Twitter shares are sliding after one Wall Street bear rang the alarm on the firm’s spending, flagging “smoke and mirrors on the cost line”.

‘God sent him to me’ – Pretoria widow (64) head over heels for her Bloemfontein beau (29)

2018-09-11 14:52

When Fransie de Bruin clicked "accept" to the request from a man three decades her junior, she had no idea she had just connected with the next great love of her life.

IN TWEETS: Twitter reacts to spat between Manyi and DA's Van Damme

2018-09-07 12:03

An exchange between Mzwanele Manyi and DA MP Phumzile van Damme on Twitter has sparked a number of responses from bemused social media users.


2018-09-06 15:00

Gqom Queen Babes Wodumo has been a constant feature in the headlines over the past few months mainly as a result of the abuse allegations that came out on Metro FM.

Kindergarten principal sacked for pole dance show

2018-09-04 16:50

A kindergarten principal in China trying to liven up a formal back-to-school ceremony with a racy pole dancer has been fired after angry parents lit up social media with complaints.

Trump now says Google, Facebook, Amazon may be ‘antitrust situation’

2018-09-02 13:39

Trump’s latest attack on the technology companies began Tuesday when he claimed without providing evidence that Google’s news search function favoured liberal over conservative outlets.

WATCH: Trump attacks Google, Facebook and Twitter

2018-08-31 22:59

US President Donald Trump accuses Facebook and Twitter of censorship and political bias after slamming Google for 'manipulating political sentiment'.

WATCH: Police identify woman certifying documents in apron as employee, not vetkoek vendor

Police have confirmed that the woman who went viral this week for certifying documents in an apron and slippers is, in fact, an employee of the Mamelodi police station and not a vetkoek vendor as speculated online. Watch.

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Trump takes on Google in complaints about social media

2018-08-28 21:36

US President Donald Trump is promising to address what he says is the "very serious situation" of social media companies "suppressing" conservative voices and "hiding information" and good news.


British cave diver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments

2018-09-18 09:20

A British cave diver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year has sued Tesla founder Elon Musk for calling him a 'pedo guy' and a 'child rapist'.

WATCH: Petrol station owner says attendant did not point a gun at fleeing motorist

Did a Pretoria petrol attendant point a gun at the driver of a Ford vehicle, who sped off without paying for a full tank of petrol? The owner of the petrol station says no. Watch.

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Child abduction videos appear to be hoaxes - police

2018-09-07 13:49

Video clips depicting child kidnappings and abductions, which have gone viral on social media, appear to be hoaxes, the South African Police Service says.

SANDF distances itself from fake Facebook page

2018-09-07 07:05

The fake SANDF page claims that the SANDF is "a sleeping giant" and the country could easily become a nuclear state.

OPINION: "When people can't see things from another's perspective, they become vitriolic, aggressive and spiteful"

2018-09-06 13:19

In the process of becoming a generation of apolitical, socially aware citizens, and with the advent of technology making it easier for users to engage in online public spheres, have we become so intolerant that when someone's opinion differs from ours we, ourselves, become intolerant, even vicious? A reader wrote in and shared his thoughts on the matter after reading our story 'Online suicide and the dark psychology of internet insult forums'.

Want to stop seeing tweets favourited by other people popping up in your timeline? Here's how.

2018-09-03 09:59

Simple tips to help you see the social media feed you want.

Understanding your digital addiction

2018-09-02 06:17

Are you tired of being phubbed, asks Dion Chang.

5 things teens need to know about cybersecurity

2018-08-31 12:42

Everyone’s using technology, but they’re not all as safe as they could be. Here are a few ground rules to set for the kids and things you could do to make sure all their networks are password protected and their devices are safe and secure.

OPINION: @woketwitter, have we become a little too sensitive?

2018-08-30 11:59

From woke Twitter to woke Twitter: Millennials and Gen Z have been at the forefront of so many important movements, such as #menaretrash, #rhodemustfall and #feesmustfall. But these worthy causes aside, I wonder, do we occasionally attack people simply because their views and opinions differ from ours? Have we become oversensitive?


2018-08-28 15:30

While the star always delivers when she steps on stage, many on social media believe the same cannot be said when it comes to fashion.

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