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4:30

WhatsApp moderators can read reported chats

More than 1 000 contract workers act as moderators to review user-reported content, according to ProPublica.

2:20

WhatsApp slapped with second-largest GDPR fine of €225m

This is the largest fine to date from the Irish Data Protection Commission, and the second-highest under EU GDPR rules.

2:10

Which digital services raise red flags for Internet users?

Kaspersky analysed anonymised data, voluntarily provided on its Privacy Checker website.

1:50

Malicious code spreads through WhatsApp mod

A malicios version of FMWhatsapp mod has been discovered by Kaspersky.

2:10

Online COVID vaccine register opens for 18+ age group

Young adults can register for the COVID-19 vaccine using online channels, as government looks to ramp up the vaccination rollout.

2:20
Aug 11, 2021

KFC introduces WhatsApp-based ordering channel

The fast food restaurant chain unveils a WhatsApp-based chat-ordering platform to allow customers to place orders.

2:20
Jul 28, 2021

Standard Bank bolsters chatbot with insurance claims function

The big-four bank enables insurance cover and claims capability via its WhatsApp-based chatbot. 

2:20
Jul 27, 2021

Users ‘most curious’ about WhatsApp’s Ts & Cs

The popular messaging app’s legal terms and policies for users are the ones people are most curious about, reveals a survey.

3:40
Jul 19, 2021

Post-looting clean-up movements intensify on social media

Clean-up and rebuilding campaigns gain momentum on social media, as more patriotic South Africans and brands offer their services free of charge.

5:20
Jul 15, 2021

Patriotic South Africans take to social media to rebuild after looting

South Africans turn to social media platforms to establish community groups in efforts to help clean-up the looting destruction, contain the violence and rebuild the country.

2:20
Jul 14, 2021

Which messenger apps do attackers prefer?

Messenger apps outstripped social networks by 20% last year, in terms of popularity among users.

3:40
Jun 30, 2021

SA’s top social media, messenger services revealed

The SA Social Media Landscape Report 2021 shows that close to 100% of people access social media via their mobile devices.

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