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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Facebook stalking your ex is addictive

It’s been shown that the use of social media comes with pros and cons: increased social connection and enhanced commitment in relationships, but also...

CSA sorry after sexy Facebook hack

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has apologised after several posts with sexual undertones appeared on its Facebook page. CSA's Facebook page was hacked on Thursday night...

“Facebook stalking” an ex-partner

  Breaking up is never easy, and while 20 years ago there may well have been little or no post break-up contact between exes, 21st...

Facebook optimizes loading News Feed

People are coming online at a staggering rate in emerging markets and, in most cases, are doing so on mobile via 2G connections. In...

It’s not just Facebook that goes down: the cloud isn’t as robust as we think

  The computing cloud we have created supports much of our day-to-day office and leisure activity, from office email to online shopping and sharing holiday...

Facebook: Enhancing Security with a Quick Checkup

By Melissa Luu-Van, Facebook's product manager We want everyone to have a safe experience on Facebook. That’s why we have dedicated teams and intelligent security...

Nunu Ntshingila to head-up Facebook first African office in Jozi

By Staff Writer Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally...

Facebook to bring Internet.org free basic services to Cell C customers

By Staff Writer Cell C has teamed-up with Facebook to bring affordable Internet access to consumers through the launch of Facebook’s initiative, Internet.org free basic...

Facebook is the default social network among SA’s students: study

A new survey of the high-tech habits of SA’s students reveals that Facebook has become the default social network among students, with no less...