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SA content creators to receive a share of YouTube’s $100 million fund

Eight South Africans are among 20 Africans who have made it to the #YouTubeBlackVoices list.

4:20
Tuesday

Less than 1m South Africans forecast to boycott WhatsApp

Less than 5% of local users are predicted to boycott the Facebook-owned messaging app after it introduced a controversial privacy policy.

1:50
Tuesday

Facebook, Twitter stocks tumble after Trump ban

Twitter and Facebook stock fell drastically in pre-market trading yesterday.

0:30

Google services hit by massive outage

Google has suffered an outage knocking off popular services including YouTube, Gmail and Docs. 

2:40
Dec 10, 2020

US states sue Facebook amid Instagram, WhatsApp unbundling push

A group of US states sues Facebook for anti-competitive behaviour, with the Federal Trade Commission pushing for the unbundling of Instagram and WhatsApp.

2:40
Dec 10, 2020

Google reveals top local searches for 2020

The Internet search engine’s search trends list shows coronavirus was top of everyone’s mind in SA this year.

3:20
Dec 8, 2020

SA start-up myFanPark goes global with Starsona merger

The start-up merges with Silicon Valley-based celebrity engagement platform Starsona, paving the way for it to enter the lucrative North American market.

2:40
Dec 3, 2020

SMS still in the game 28 years later

The first SMS was sent nearly three decades ago today, delivering a message that simply read “Merry Christmas”.

3:10
Nov 17, 2020

Online shopping booms, but few dominating sites in SA

Although COVID-19 has led to an uptick in e-commerce in SA, few established shopping sites dominate the online space, says GetApp.

4:40
Nov 12, 2020

Making it in the world of social selling

For large companies looking to leverage the strength of social selling, automation and integration are vital, says Mint Group.

4:10
Nov 9, 2020

South African banks snub social media conversations

In the new Banking Sentiment Index, Nedbank and African Bank emerge as the most responsive, while Discovery Bank is the worst at responding to customer queries.

2:30
Nov 2, 2020

TikTok partners to boost African creator economy

TikTok signs partnerships with local companies, as it sets its sights on growing its African market share.