ADS Reports

Discovery commerce is ‘goldmine’ for SA’s e-shopping market

As the democratisation of commerce unfolds, discovery commerce has the power to reset the rules of engagement in SA’s e-shopping sector, says Facebook.

Feb 14, 2020

Lonely-hearts are criminals’ biggest target on Valentine’s Day

Romance scams rank number one for total reported financial losses across the globe, with popular dating apps often used as bait.

Jul 5, 2019

Secure-D Uncovers Another Popular Android App with 100 Million Downloads as Suspicious

More than 114 million suspicious mobile transactions initiated by 4shared recently blocked by Upstream’s Security Platform in 17 countries

Apr 9, 2019

Zoho's New Marketing Platform Ties Together Orchestration and Planning with Marketing Execution Across Channels

Zoho announced today at Zoholics Austin its new marketing platform that executes marketing campaigns across multiple channels while coordinating their orchestration centrally, against outcomes, plans, and budgets.


How Facebook can become a better public forum

Researchers from the University of Oxford and Stanford University argue Facebook should make changes to aid democracy and free speech.


Facebook promises stronger controls after scandal-ridden 2018

Mark Zuckerberg pledges to prevent election interference, stop the spread of hate speech and misinformation this year.

May 16, 2018

Twitter changes strategy in battle against Internet trolls

The social network revises how it fights abusive Internet trolls, saying it will use behavioural signals to identify harassers.

Apr 26, 2018

Facebook shows resilience after data scandal

The social network reports a large rise in profit and an increase in users, with no sign it was hurt by the scandal over the mishandling of personal data.


Facebook shares recover as Zuckerberg soothes investors

Some investors see the data privacy scandal as a chance to snap up shares in a service for which there is scarce alternative.

Mar 27, 2018

US regulator seeks answers from Facebook

The US Federal Trade Commission and attorneys representing 37 states step up pressure on Facebook in search of an explanation for 'datagate'.

Mar 19, 2018

Data from 50m Facebook users 'harvested'

A data analytics firm harvested Facebook users' private information in developing techniques to support Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.

Feb 7, 2018

Snapchat convinces investors it can fight Instagram

Snap reports surging growth in users and revenue in its latest quarter, reviving hopes it can survive competition with Facebook's Instagram.