Google to help African SMEs get back on their feet
The company sets aside millions of rands for a COVID-19 response grant focusing on education, small businesses and jobseekers.
Digital skills programme seeks innovative marketers
Digify Africa is looking for South Africa’s next great digital marketers who will participate in its three-month Digify Pro digital skills programme.
Facebook creates multimillion-rand grant for SA small business
The social media giant says the grant will assist local companies with cashflow in an effort to stimulate the COVID-hit economy.
Facebook ramps up artificial intelligence to detect hate speech
The latest data from the social media company shows AI helped it detect 95% of the hate speech it removed between April and June.
African leaders selected for Facebook community accelerator
The social media giant welcomes 12 community leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa to its first community accelerator, with six of them from SA.
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.
Facebook consolidates digital literacy programmes in Africa
The social media company launches “My Digital World”, an initiative designed to equip the youth with digital skills needed to navigate their safety and privacy online.
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.
Facebook to review content policy after Trump backlash
The social media giant looks to review potential options for handling violating or partially-violating content.
‘We no longer recognise Facebook,’ say early employees
The employees write an open letter addressing Facebook’s leadership about the decision not to act on US president Donald Trump’s inflammatory posts.