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2:00
13 Jul

YouTube takes on TikTok, Instagram with short-form videos

The online video-sharing platform introduces a beta version of its short-form video service, to better compete with rivals TikTok and Instagram Reels.

3:40

SA’s top social media, messenger services revealed

The SA Social Media Landscape Report 2021 shows that close to 100% of people access social media via their mobile devices.

4:20
May 7, 2021

Digital banking app Bettr ventures into gamification, streaming

African gaming expert Grant Hinds joins SA’s newest digital banking player, Bettr.App, as it looks to offer gamification and content streaming services.

3:50
May 7, 2021

African YouTube comedy shot entirely on Zoom

The series hopes to draw more attention to renewable energy usage on the continent.

5:20
Apr 1, 2021

Huawei shrugs off Google’s absence on its smartphones

The Chinese telecoms giant’s native ecosystem, Huawei Mobile Services, more than fills the blacklisting-induced, Google-sized hole, as it closes in on Samsung.

1:50
Feb 3, 2021

YouTube, advertising demand boost Alphabet’s revenue

Google parent company Alphabet reports strong fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 results, bolstered by its advertising, cloud and YouTube businesses.

2:00

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
Jan 12, 2021

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.

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