ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA

Teen discovers she is a triplet on social media

2020-01-17 11:19

The teen initially feared that she had been the victim of identity theft, but then the doppelganger reached out to her.

Helen Zille hits back at Twitter critics and 'fauxrage'

2020-01-13 13:01

DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille says many people are "delighted" that she has been "drawing the line" against what she calls "fauxragers" on social media, a term coined to describe what she believes is fake outrage.

FEEL GOOD | 'Raging fire of hope' #ImStaying reaches 1 million followers

2020-01-10 07:02

Founder of social media group #ImStaying Jarrette Petzer is in a celebratory mode as the group has reached one million followers, spreading positivity in South Africa.

Brazil slaps Facebook with a $1.65m fine

2020-01-01 09:18

Brazil has fined Facebook $1.65 million for improperly sharing users' data in a case linked to the global Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Helen Zille riles up Twitter again, this time for sharing cartoon on land and race generalisations

2019-12-30 13:14

DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille has once again caused a stir on Twitter – this time for posting a cartoon about land, rape and race generalisations.

10 new beauty brands and ranges launched by the Kardashian/Jenner sisters in 2019 alone

2019-12-23 15:17

Which other celebrity family is working as devilishly hard as the Kardashian/Jenners?

WATCH | Fists fly between angry motorists, PE cops investigating assault case

2019-12-20 06:00

Port Elizabeth police are investigating a case of assault after a road rage incident in Newtown Park. Watch.

5 Camera tips to keep your Insta-feed lit this summer

2019-12-18 13:13

Are you ready to up your Insta game with Huawei’s latest flagship?

Why were cornflakes invented? Where am I? These were Google's trending searches of 2019

2019-12-11 15:49

Ever wondered why cornflakes were invented? Well, you wouldn't be the only one, as it turns out that this particular enquiry was one of the top Google searches in South Africa during 2019 and the past decade.

OPINION: Instagram and the sexual predator

2019-11-29 06:00

Without overseeing what our kids are doing on Instagram, checking in frequently and having multiple conversations around your children's online activity, they are bound to make mistakes with long term serious psychological, reputational and even legal consequences.

 

Tinder, Grindr accused of illegally sharing user data

2020-01-14 21:44

Popular dating apps like Tinder and Grindr are sharing the personal data of their users to third parties in breach of EU regulations, a Norwegian consumer rights group says.

UCT urges staff and students to report GBV allegations internally, not on social media

2020-01-10 12:39

The University of Cape Town has urged staff and students to report allegations of gender-based violence and femicide internally instead of naming and shaming people on social media.

More teen time on social media = more eating disorders?

2020-01-07 14:00

How could spending more time on social media platforms possibly increase eating disorders among teens?

UPDATE | 5 rangers in Nic Dlamini incident officially suspended, independent investigator appointed

2019-12-30 14:55

Five officials involved in cyclist Nic Dlamini's detention have officially been suspended.

Quitting Facebook for a month might make you happier

2019-12-25 14:30

Facebook is not always great for your mental health.

Think twice before sending that tweet, it can get you fired - social media expert

2019-12-20 19:18

Following TV news channel eNCA's decision to fire its director of news, Kanthan Pillay, over his "rats" tweet, a digital specialist has advised people to "always think before they tweet" to avoid landing in hot water.

Nigerians raise alarm over controversial Social Media Bill

2019-12-18 22:09

Tens of thousands of Nigerians have banded together online to call for the scrapping of a bill which, they say, threatens to roll back internet freedoms in the country.

Twitter backs overhaul of social media to stem disinformation

2019-12-12 18:30

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is funding research aimed at changing the way information circulates on social media - with the goal of combating online violence, hate and disinformation.

Twitter loads new ammo to fire at Malema after Burna Boy concert cancelled

2019-11-21 13:21

Last week's Twitter fire against the EFF and its leader, Julius Malema, has not yet been extinguished after vocal supporters continued to bash the party leader for supporting a Nigerian artist.

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