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4 days ago
WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa
WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa

China’s popular messaging platform may have been late to the party but it’s gaining ground on its rival.

5 days ago
Twitter bans right-wing editor
Twitter bans right-wing editor

Milo Yiannopoulos was banned by the social network following a series of attacks on actress Leslie Jones.

11 days ago
Is this your real life, or is it just fantasy?
Is this your real life, or is it just fantasy?
TV & Radio

“We need to teach people about real connections,” says Dr D, addressing a teen’s reported suicide over a TV show and our dependency on social media.

13 days ago
Facebook accused of being ‘terrorism tool’
Facebook accused of being ‘terrorism tool’
International

Social media titan faces $1bn lawsuit for allegedly allowing the Hamas group to use the platform to plot attacks.

14 days ago
Pokemon Go players feel real world pain
Pokemon Go players feel real world pain

Pokemon Go’s virtual world is causing real world poblems for some serious addicts.

18 days ago
When technology makes news too real
When technology makes news too real

Some have called the video of Philando Castile's death a 'sick sort of voyeurism'.

18 days ago
How to make Google forget certain searches
How to make Google forget certain searches

With every search you make, Google is quietly collecting information for a personalised profile it uses to serve you targeted ads.

19 days ago
Turkey denies blocking internet access
Turkey denies blocking internet access

Turkey appears to take a step that has become increasingly common around the world in moments of political uncertainty.

19 days ago
Why SA voted against internet freedom
Why SA voted against internet freedom

The South African government has defended its controversial votes against key elements of a UN resolution supporting internet freedom.

19 days ago
Europe profiting most from tech innovation
Europe profiting most from tech innovation

The US and Japan join seven European countries in top 10, while SA’s at 65th position.

21 days ago
How Twitter helps cyberstalkers
How Twitter helps cyberstalkers

Renee is the victim of cyberstalkers - and, thanks to Twitter, they now have her address...

22 days ago
Beijing to crack down on fake news
Beijing to crack down on fake news

China's internet regulator will launch a crackdown on the reporting of news gathered from social media.

22 days ago
Facebook defends its content standards
Facebook defends its content standards

Beset by a 10-month-old surge in Palestinian street attacks, Israel says that Facebook has been used to perpetuate bloodshed.

25 days ago
Facebook grows African user base
Facebook grows African user base
International

Facebook has increased the number of regular users in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.

26 days ago
Meet the web’s biggest liar
Meet the web’s biggest liar

After ten years of pranking the media Tommaso Debenedetti shows no sign of slowing down.