Facebook, WHO promote authoritative COVID-19 vaccines info
The social media giant and the World Health Organisation partner to connect people to accurate information and reduce misinformation on its platforms.
WhatsApp ‘disappointed’ after it’s blocked from off-boarding GovChat
The Facebook-owned app vows to defend the popular messaging platform from abuse, insisting GovChat has repeatedly refused to comply with its terms of service.
GovChat granted interim relief in Facebook, WhatsApp face-off
The Competition Tribunal deals Facebook-owned WhatsApp a blow, restricting it from removing the official citizen engagement platform for government from the messaging app.
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Instagram moves to protect minors, blocks unsolicited contact
The photo and video sharing social network blocks direct messaging between teens and adults, which it says protects privacy and keeps people safe.
Ukheshe, Infobip create Telkom WhatsApp payment gateway
The solution allows Telkom customers to quickly and securely send money to anyone with a mobile number, with no need for another app or additional software.
GovChat, Women in ICT Forum intro online GBV platform
GovChat and the South African Women in ICT Forum unveil their technological collaboration aimed at fighting the scourge of gender-based violence.
WhatsApp does not share user contacts, says Facebook SA
Facebook South Africa responds to the Information Regulator, saying users’ contacts will not be shared across the social media giant’s platforms.
UPDATE: Standard Bank begins refunding customers after tech glitch
The big-four bank starts to reverse the double transactions from its customers’ bank accounts.
Information Regulator worries SA will get less WhatsApp privacy
In a letter to Facebook, the Information Regulator highlights concerns that EU citizens will receive higher privacy protection than South Africans.
Top five contact centre trends in 2021
There has been a consistent increase in the need to incorporate chat into a contact centre, says 1Stream.