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.
Facebook, Twitter stocks tumble after Trump ban
Twitter and Facebook stock fell drastically in pre-market trading yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fake coronavirus news fuels attacks on 5G towers
Coronavirus misinformation-peddlers trigger sabotage attacks on 5G infrastructure in the Netherlands and elsewhere.
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.
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.
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.