Social Media

Facebook invests in tech to connect billions through 2Africa

The social media giant invests heavily in connectivity technologies to ensure the 2Africa Pearls subsea cable will connect up to three billion people globally.


Digital literacy front and centre on World Teachers’ Day

Media literacy firm MySociaLife introduces a programme to ‘teach the teachers’ about technology, social media and digital skills.


No data compromised in massive global outage, says Facebook

The social media giant blames misconfiguration changes for the massive global blackout the company’s platforms experienced yesterday.


Massive outage hits Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp

The popular social media platforms, all owned by Facebook, suffer a massive global blackout, leaving users frustrated. 

30 Sep

MTN spreads a healthy dose of inspiration and kindness

MTN’s Share Kindness campaign aims to raise awareness and funds for the South African Depression and Anxiety Group.


How to create a graphic design or visual communication portfolio

Daandrey Steyn, visual communication facilitator at CTU Training Solutions, provides tips for people to consider when compiling a portfolio of their work.

20 Sep

YouTube hunts for content creators in SA, Nigeria

To qualify for the crash course, content creators must have a channel with 10 000 to 100 000 subscribers, and the account must be in good standing.

17 Sep

GovChat to provide UN with decision-making citizen data

The national citizen engagement platform signs an agreement to supply the UN with data to understand social experiences faced by South Africans.


Musk, Bezos, Zuckerberg rated most popular entrepreneurs

Tech entrepreneurs Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg are rated as the most publicised entrepreneurs across various online mediums.

Sep 9, 2021

Pandemic loneliness accelerates catfishing scams in SA

A huge increase in online dating cons over the course of the pandemic saw South African victims lose around R134 million in 2020.


Three reasons to integrate WhatsApp Business API into your business

Cellfind assists companies in the set-up of their WhatsApp Business API and other WhatsApp integrations.


WhatsApp as a customer service channel grows in SA

Freshdesk Messaging allows organisations to manage multiple WhatsApp numbers, along with other digital channels in a single workspace.