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Afrikaans, Zulu, Sotho added for Facebook fact-checking

The social network adds new support for several African languages to reduce the spread of misinformation.

3:20
12 Aug

Naspers leads $125m investment in Indian online marketplace

The Internet and media group invests in India-based Meesho, with participation from Facebook and existing investors.

2:10

Facebook workshops unlock digital skills for 3 000 entrepreneurs

The “Boost with Facebook” workshops will empower over 3 000 local businesses with digital marketing skills to propel their business growth.

4:30

MultiChoice to merge digital assets as OTT race intensifies

The pay-TV operator looks to consolidate DStv Now and Showmax, after facing stiff competition from Netflix, Amazon Video, Facebook and iFlix.

3:00

Apple deepens its open source credentials

Long regarded as an open source community shirker, Apple has has boosted its OS credentials by joining the Data Transfer Project.

3:20

New global regulations to rein in big tech firms

A new GlobalData report provides a chilling warning to big tech firms that authorities will soon be punishing them, in order to deter data breach cases.

3:10

Facebook slapped with record $5bn fine over privacy breaches

The FTC hits the social network with the largest penalty to date imposed on any company for violating consumers’ privacy.

7:10
Jul 19, 2019

Industry challenges scrutiny of Facebook’s Libra, cryptos

The high-level attacks on Facebook’s Libra show there are a lot of misconceptions about digital currencies, say industry players.

3:00
Jul 12, 2019

Facebook scammers take over deceased user accounts

Accounts that are being exploited are ones without a legacy contact.

2:20
Jul 12, 2019

Trump not a crypto-currency fan

The US president takes to Twitter to blast digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra.

1:50
Jul 4, 2019

Facebook services restored

Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook are up and running again after the social media giant resolved the technical glitch that caused the outage yesterday.

0:50
Jul 3, 2019

Facebook apps hit by downtime

Some users were unable to access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday evening.

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