Zim internet restored, but partial social media blackout 'until further notice'

2019-01-17 13:05

The Zimbabwean government has restored some internet connectivity in the country, but a partial social media blackout remains.

The ‘perfect’ world of social media

2019-01-16 11:03

Be careful not to lose yourself in the hype of social media

"White is seen as more desirable"

2019-01-14 10:38

British Bangladeshi vloggers Bilal and Mima say Asian people abuse each other over how dark their skin is.

Hockey mom who sent nude pic to WhatsApp group now divorced

2019-01-14 06:18

The hockey mom from Schweizer-Reneke who caused a stir in 2016 when she accidentally sent a nude pic to a WhatsApp group, has reportedly been divorced.

Trump campaign firm pleads guilty in Facebook data case

2019-01-10 07:05

A UK consultancy working on Donald Trump's US election campaign pleaded guilty and was fined by a London court over its refusal to release personal data it secretly hoovered off Facebook.

WATCH: Lamborghini salutes its fans with 'Real Lambo lover' video

2019-01-09 08:03

Are you a 'Real Lamborghini Lover'? The Italian supercar maker salutes its fans with its cool #RealLover video for devotees.

Food Lover's Market temporarily closes Diepkloof store after rat videos spark public outcry

2019-01-08 12:16

Food Lover's Market has temporarily closed its Diepkloof Square store, after a video of a rat gnawing away at the salad bar surfaced on social media and sparked massive public outcry.

What South African tweeps regret about 2018, and want to avoid in 2019

2019-01-04 06:25

As South African tweeps were still reflecting on 2018 and contemplating 2019, the hashtags #ThingsIRegretAbout2018 and #thingstoavoidin2019 trended in the Twitter streets.

Lawsuit adds to Facebook woes on data protection

2018-12-20 21:03

Facebook's woes mounted Wednesday as it faced a lawsuit alleging privacy violations related to data leaked to a consultancy working on Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, and as a new report suggested it shared more data with partners than it has acknowledged.

84% of black women are abused and harassed by other Twitter users

2018-12-20 10:05

Twitter is toxic for women, black women especially, according to an Amnesty International study.


'Who else just saw that?' - 'Small meteor' lights up the Cape night sky

2019-01-17 12:11

Social media users have reacted with awe at a meteor that passed over the Western Cape night sky in loud, fiery fashion.


2019-01-15 11:45

AS the #Zimshutdown continues and enters its second day, there are reports that the Zimbabwean government has allegedly shut down the internet.

Millennials' odds for depression rise with social media use

2019-01-14 06:40

A new study found that depressed students tend to use social media more often and are more heavily addicted to social media.

WATCH: OR Tambo Airport baggage handler suspended after being caught flinging suitcases onto floor

2019-01-10 16:21

The OR Tambo International Airport baggage handler who was caught on camera carelessly flinging suitcases from the carousel onto the floor has been suspended.

WATCH: Charcoal challenge takes Facebook by storm. But is it racist?

A bizarre new social media challenge that sees participants turning their heads black by inverting a bag of charcoal over their heads, has raised eyebrows online.

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Social media may trigger feelings of depression in young women and these celebs agree

2019-01-08 13:03

Excessive social media use can have a toll on your mental health, ask celebrities like Selena Gomez, who regularly take a much needed break from the net.

Mzwanele Manyi to announce 'new political home', Twitter reacts

2019-01-06 15:43

Former owner of The New Age and ANN7 Mzwanele Manyi is set to announce his "new political home", with speculation rife that he will leave the ANC.

The use of social media by politicians and political parties

2018-12-27 09:14

I’m not suggesting the EFF is a good example of how political parties should use social media, but I do think the ANC and DA are slipping up by not organising a counter force to the EFF twitter army, writes Max du Preez.

Here’s how to set boundaries for your kids’ mobile device use

2018-12-20 12:18

Cellphones are here to stay, so how can parents set healthy boundaries for their screen-obsessed children?

Celebs who took a break from social media

2018-12-20 08:29

Just like the rest of us, Hollywood’s finest also find that social media can sometimes become too much for them.

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