Social media becomes biggest data breach threat

Half of all records compromised in the first half of 2018 were from social media data breaches, says Gemalto.


Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls

The smart speaker could help Facebook stop users from flocking to rival chat and video apps when making video calls.


Google exposed user data

Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing data from up to 500 000 users may have been exposed to external developers.


Lessons to learn from the Facebook hack

This incident may become a notorious milestone of GDPR enforcement by the €EU regulators, according to High-Tech Bridge.


Facebook enlists Africa Check, AFP to tackle false news

The world's largest social network is partnering with third-party fact-checkers Africa Check and AFP in South Africa to highlight fake news.


Instagram names Adam Mosseri as new head

Long-term insider Adam Mosseri will take over as new head of Facebook's photo-sharing app, a week after its co-founders resigned.

28 Sep

50 million users affected in Facebook security breach

The social network has announced that 50 million people were affected in a security breach of its `View As' feature earlier this week.


NAPAfrica, Asteroid collaborate to promote African interconnection

The two parties sign a memorandum of understanding to promote IXP infrastructure development, training and community engagement across Africa.

26 Sep

Facebook, TBWA to amplify agency staff learning

The social media giant partners with the international advertising agency to teach agency staff how to best utilise Facebook and Instagram.

25 Sep

Instagram co-founders quit in latest Facebook exec exit

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resign as CEO and CTO of the photo-sharing app after increasingly frequent clashes with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

21 Sep

Inside Instagram's New York office

ITWeb took a tour of Instagram's new dedicated space in Facebook's New York City offices to give readers a look behind the curtain.

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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