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SA content creators to receive a share of YouTube’s $100 million fund

Eight South Africans are among 20 Africans who have made it to the #YouTubeBlackVoices list.

1:50
12 Jan

Facebook, Twitter stocks tumble after Trump ban

Twitter and Facebook stock fell drastically in pre-market trading yesterday.

1:40
Oct 9, 2020

YouTube offers SA artists a share of $100 million fund

YouTube invites South African artists and content creators to apply for grants from its $100 million global Black Voices Fund.

6:20
May 29, 2020

Social media companies exercising ‘dangerous power’, says Trump

US president Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms.

2:20
May 28, 2020

Hackers prowl on Google products, SA among the targets

On any given day, Google tracks more than 270 targeted or government-backed attacker groups from more than 50 countries.

3:10
May 18, 2020

3D auction success gives SA property market glimmer of hope

The virtual live-streamed auction injected a massive shot of confidence in the sector, as real estate transactions worth tens of millions were concluded.

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.

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.

4:00
Apr 7, 2020

Facebook, YouTube up fight against 5G, COVID-19 falsehoods

Amid the surge of social media rumours linking coronavirus to 5G technologies, some platforms have stepped up the fight against the baseless claims.

4:40

Huawei readies SA launch of devices with Google alternative

The Chinese multinational telco will, in March, debut South African phones integrated with its new native Huawei Mobile Services.

2:50
Feb 4, 2020

Google brought in $80bn for developers in 2019

Google generated billions in revenue for developers using Android developer tools, as Google Play notched up two billion active users.

1:20
Jan 21, 2020

YouTube appoints MD for emerging markets in EMEA

The video-sharing platform hires Alex Okosi as managing director of emerging markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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