Social Media

Join South African Tourism's dynamic team as a service provider

South African Tourism invites proposals to be appointed to deliver a suite of services across the SA Tourism Web portfolio.


The impact of sextortion

Sextortion is an ever-growing crime that extends beyond Web sites and apps to various tech platforms, leaving victims severely traumatised, says John Mc Loughlin, security expert and CEO of J2 Software.


Google fined $170m for child privacy violations on YouTube

The company will pay a record amount for allegedly illegally collecting personal information from children without their parents’ consent.


SA a fertile online hunting ground for child predators

In 2018/19, 101 cases of child sexual abuse material were referred to SA’s Film and Publication Board through its Web site and client support services.


WhatsApp Business rival reaches 1m users

Moya Messenger now has 1.1 million monthly users and bets on zero-rated services to gain massive future growth.


Reinvent, repackage, rinse, repeat

Think your business isn't threatened by digital disruption? Think again.

Aug 15, 2019

Supersonic keeps customer interaction simple too

MTN’s Internet service provider is offering fibre to its clients along with a simple service via WhatsApp.

Aug 14, 2019

Afrikaans, Zulu, Sotho added for Facebook fact-checking

The social network adds new support for several African languages to reduce the spread of misinformation.

Aug 12, 2019

Naspers leads $125m investment in Indian online marketplace

The Internet and media group invests in India-based Meesho, with participation from Facebook and existing investors.

Aug 7, 2019

Facebook workshops unlock digital skills for 3 000 entrepreneurs

The “Boost with Facebook” workshops will empower over 3 000 local businesses with digital marketing skills to propel their business growth.


ICT industry leaders to gather at SAICSIT Conference 2019

The SA Institute for Computer Scientists and Information Technologists conference will focus on the latest trends in computer science, big data and social media.