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4:20
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Trump gives Microsoft until 15 September to buy TikTok

After threatening to ban TikTok, US president Donald Trump gives Microsoft six weeks to complete acquisition negotiations with its mother company, ByteDance.

3:10
22 Jul

SA's top TikTok influencers stand to cash in

A new report states that 3.43% of TikTok influencers in SA have over 100 000 followers, and can collaborate with brands and get paid for advertising.

3:50

New emojis debut on World Emoji Day

As the world celebrates World Emoji Day, over 117 new emojis are expected to make their debut in 2020, including COVID-19 emojis.

3:50

Over 3.4bn people to use social networks by 2023

By 2023, 44% of the global population will use social networks, with the evolution of smartphone tech driving new iterations on old ideas of social media.

4:20
Jun 17, 2020

Opportunities are in digital space, SA youths advised

To survive in this rapidly-changing landscape, the strategy for youth should be innovation and digital transformation, say two senior execs.

5:00
Jun 11, 2020

TikTok changes the social media rules in South Africa

Despite warnings that it is a breeding ground for predators, new kid on the block TikTok takes South Africa’s social media space by storm.

3:20
Jun 9, 2020

Predators flock to TikTok, SAPS warns

Predators are drawn to places where there are many kids, and TikTok is no different, says the South African Police Service.

4:10

Analysis shows SA govt effective in fake news war

Having already made several arrests, government is making strides in the fight against COVID-19 falsehoods, says the Centre for Analytics and Behaviour Change.

3:10
Apr 20, 2020

TikTok allows parents to set controls on teens’ accounts

The mobile video-sharing app advances its safety tools by introducing a family pairing feature to be rolled out in the coming weeks.

4:30
Apr 14, 2020

Fake coronavirus news fuels attacks on 5G towers

Coronavirus misinformation-peddlers trigger sabotage attacks on 5G infrastructure in the Netherlands and elsewhere.

5:00
Mar 3, 2020

Parental guidance is advised

Getting online is easier than ever before, but what does this mean for young, impressionable users?

2:50
Jan 27, 2020

TikTok is breeding ground for predators

The popular video-sharing social media app may pose a serious safety risk for its millions of young users, experts warn.

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