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Facebook’s ‘Transparency’ Efforts Hide Key Reasons For Showing Ads

by Oana Goga Facebook’s advertising platform was not built to help social media users understand who was targeting them with messages, or why. It is...

Facebook ended up with a fake Trending news story

After replacing human editors with an algorithm, Facebook ended up with a fake Trending news story, according to Quartz report. By Staff Writer Just two...

Absa to pilot ChatBanking for Facebook Messenger

Absa has launched ChatBanking for Facebook Messenger to enable customers to conduct their banking without ever having to leave their favourite social media platform....

Facebook unveils its open-access source wireless network

As part of its latest effort to bring Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world, Facebook this week revealed OpenCellular, an open wireless...

Facebook launches new products to offer increased support to prevent suicide and self-harm

Today we're updating the resources we offer to people around the world who may be experiencing self-injury or suicidal thoughts, as well as the...

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Facebook ‘free’ Basics comes at a price

Who could possibly be against free internet access? This is the question that Mark Zuckerberg asks in a piece for the Times of India...

Feeling emotional? Try Facebook’s Reactions

Facebook has decided that the Like button is not expressive enough and are going to add 5 new icons, called “Reactions” that Facebook calls...

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Criminal case against "racist" Facebook post

A Cape Town man has opened a criminal case against a Facebook user who called for blacks to do to white South Africans what...

Khumalo in hot water over racist Facebook post

The Gauteng sports, arts, culture and recreation department has started an internal disciplinary process against employee Velaphi Khumalo over his racist Facebook comments. By Thulani...

SA actor Thapelo Mokoena post his ‘hit and run’ ordeal on Facebook

 After four days in hospital following a “hit and run” incident, actor Thapelo Mokoena has taken to social media to recount what happened to...

Vodacom Launches Meg Your Data Promotion Offering Free Facebook, Instagram

By Staff Writer Vodacom, South Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator, has launched Vodacom Meg Your Day Promotion providing subscribers  with free data of various services...

Vodacom to Offer Facebook for Free to Ensure Digital Inclusion for Customers

by Staff Writer In a move to further lower the cost to communicate and increase digital and social connectivity in South Africa, Vodacom announced on...