Social Media
4:20

Facebook's convergence conundrum

Merging Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram is a risky gamble and there isn't a good enough reason to do so.

4:20

Obsessive selfie perfection leads to 'Snapchat dysmorphia

The rise of picture-perfect photo-editing apps and social media filters drives users to drastic measures to achieve the "perfect selfie" look, resulting in a mental disorder.

5:10

SA's teenage girls bear brunt of online attacks

Local teenage girls are most affected by online risks such as receiving offensive or obscene content, a study finds.

1:30
7 Feb

AFP to combat fake news in North Africa

The international news agency's fact-checking operations expand to North Africa and the Middle East, in a new contract with Facebook.

6:20

Online slots for driver's licence few and far between

Despite an online driving licence booking service, some Gauteng motorists are growing frustrated with the process to renew their driver's licences.

3:30
5 Feb

Facebook, African NPOs partner for Safer Internet Day

The social network teams up with over 20 non-profit organisations and government agencies across Africa as part of Safer Internet Day 2019.

1:30

Parliament Web site to live stream SONA

South Africans who cannot be glued to their TV screens for the State of the Nation Address on Thursday can catch the live broadcast via online channels.

4:40

Online lifeline

There's no doubt the Internet connects us, but does it have too much power? How does our dependency on connectivity play out when it gets shut down?

3:10
28 Jan

Facebook to integrate Messenger with WhatsApp, Instagram

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly wants to integrate the messaging services of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger.

1:00

Treasury invites public to send Budget tips

Citizens can have their say online on SA's Budget, and advise finance minister Tito Mboweni on how the country can achieve faster and more equitable growth.

1:40
25 Jan

Avaya now integrates with Slack app

The unified communications provider will add a virtual assistant for chat app Slack to its collaboration software.