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Facebook restores services after massive outage

The company's services resume on its social networking platform, Instagram and WhatsApp after an outage over the weekend.

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Joburg intros WhatsApp-based hotline

The JMPD makes it easy for residents to report reckless driving and by-law infringements by introducing a WhatsApp-based hotline.

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Enghouse Interactive sets up digital contact centre

The company is pioneering automated customer experience interactions on digital channels by using bots programmed with artificial intelligence.

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Feb 22, 2019

MTN to appear at ICASA hearing over price increase

The operator failed to notify the authority at least seven days prior to the provision of a charged service.

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Feb 8, 2019

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.

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Jan 28, 2019

Facebook to integrate Messenger with WhatsApp, Instagram

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

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Nov 2, 2018

Ads coming for WhatsApp next year

The Facebook-owned messaging service will soon be monetised with ads placed in 'status' updates, going against founding principles.

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Oct 23, 2018

Oculus co-founder quits Facebook

Brendan Trexler Iribe follows the co-founders of Facebook-owned Instagram and WhatsApp out the door.

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Sep 26, 2018

GovChat comes to WhatsApp

Government enhances the level of engagement between the public and councillors by making its communications tool accessible via the social media app as well as USSD.

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Sep 4, 2018

Clash of the tech titans in India

Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the crucial India market.

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Aug 14, 2018

Home-grown WhatsApp competitor offers data-free messaging

Moya Messenger is a new, SA-developed mobile messaging app providing a similar experience to WhatsApp, but also lets users text even when they have no mobile data.

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Aug 13, 2018

WhatsApp flaw used to spread scams

Researchers discover a flaw in WhatsApp that allows hackers to intercept and manipulate messages.

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