The biggest reputational risk Facebook and other social media companies had expected in 2020 was fake news surrounding the US presidential election.
A post on a Facebook group titled President Ramaphosa SA, posted on Wednesday evening, urged South Africans to stay indoors at 10:00 and claimed that helicopters would spray chemical solutions.
What started as a tweet that was a release platform for many South Africans has now expanded to more than that.
Breakups were never easy back in the day, but they can be even messier and a whole lot more painful in the digital age.
As coronavirus fears continued to mount, Twitter expanded its ban on "dehumanising language" to include disease.
Lawyers representing journalist Piet Rampedi say their client has not apologised or retracted statements he made about fellow journalist Jacques Pauw on social media.
US presidential candidate hopeful Joe Biden makes an about-turn on claims that he was arrested "on the streets of Soweto" on his way to Robben Island while trying to meet with Nelson Mandela.
Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to return to South Africa on Saturday after receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness in Cuba, and 'thousands will gather' to welcome him.
The daughter of former president Nelson Mandela has tweeted that she is heartbroken following Thursday's State of the Nation Address.
According to a British study, we may be influenced by our social peers more than we realise when choosing certain foods.
'Breaking that endless loop of anxious anticipation' is key to handling anxiety and panic around coronavirus.
It's a scene that's become familiar around the world: From the US to France to Australia, rows of empty supermarket shelves where toilet paper used to be, the result of coronavirus-induced panic buying.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has had his Twitter wings clipped - and he took to Twitter to moan about it.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave prominent women control of his social media accounts on Sunday to mark International Women's Day in a move critics dismissed as a publicity stunt.
A Nelson Mandela University student, Melusi Magwenyane, has appeared in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on charges of reckless and negligent driving. Watch.
Six-year-old Stefani Chaglar and her mother, Alya Chaglar assemble the vogue dresses at their home in Antalya, Turkey.
Everyone experiences social media anxiety.
Despite what most of SA twitter says, the family home in Drum Rock lifestyle estate in Nelspruit, has not been sold, says Re/Max.
'Physicians, teachers and families need to work together with youth to decrease possible harmful effects of smartphones and social media on their relationships, sense of self, sleep, academic performance, and emotional well-being.'
The picture of former president Jacob Zuma sitting next to a quad bike, while aiming a gun - which was tweeted from his account - was taken two years ago, according to his son Edward Zuma.
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