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Facebook’s secret internal rules on porn and hate speech leaked

Facebook’s secret internal rules on porn and hate speech leaked

Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media giant moderates issues including hate speech, terrorism, pornography on its site.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 22 May, 2017
Facebook fined $120 million over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp deal

Facebook fined $120 million over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp deal

Facebook has been fined €110m ($120m) by the European Commission for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp in 2014.

Internet - By News24Wire | 19 May, 2017
Seacom reveals further expansion

Seacom reveals further expansion

Seacom has launched new points of presence in Rwanda and Botswana, through partnerships with local providers.

Internet - By MyBroadband | 18 May, 2017
Seacom to add significant capacity in 2017

Seacom to add significant capacity in 2017

Seacom, a provider of terrestrial high-speed fibre-optic cable, says it plans to significantly upgrade network bandwidth in 2017 to cater for the growth of big data, the cloud and video.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 16 May, 2017
How much Airbnb says it’s worth to South Africa’s economy

How much Airbnb says it’s worth to South Africa’s economy

The Airbnb community in South Africa generated an estimated R2.4 billion in total economic activity in 2016 – the sum of guest spending and host income.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 16 May, 2017
SA internet giant Naspers invests R5.6 billion in food delivery company

SA internet giant Naspers invests R5.6 billion in food delivery company

JSE-listed internet and entertainment group, Naspers, is investing EUR 387 million (R5.6 billion) in Berlin based online food ordering and delivery company, Delivery Hero.

Internet, Lifestyle - By Staff Writer | 15 May, 2017
Do not open unknown emails

Do not open unknown emails

South Africans have been warned not to open any unknown emails and to urgently update their security software as a global cyber ransom attack spread on Friday.

Internet, IT Services - By SA News | 15 May, 2017
FibreCo opens hosting facility in the Western Cape

FibreCo opens hosting facility in the Western Cape

Fibre network company, FibreCo has announced the opening of its hosting facility in Yzerfontein, in the Western Cape.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 10 May, 2017
Opera to invest R1.3 billion to grow African digital economy

Opera to invest R1.3 billion to grow African digital economy

Mobile browser, Opera, says it plans to invest $100 million (R1.3 billion) over the next two years to facilitate the growth of African digital economy.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 9 May, 2017
Internet Solutions’ MWEB acquisition given the thumbs up by CompCom

Internet Solutions’ MWEB acquisition given the thumbs up by CompCom

The Competition Commission has recommended the approval of Internet Solutions’ acquisition of MWEB.

Internet - By MyBroadband | 9 May, 2017
The complete break down of who owns your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn posts and photos in South Africa

The complete break down of who owns your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn posts and photos in South Africa

Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter are all quite clear in that they stipulate that all users retain ownership of any and all content posted. But there’s a massive catch most users have unknowingly signed up for according to Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr’s Leanne Van Breda and Tracy Cohen.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 6 May, 2017
More South Africans use Facebook than watch TV

More South Africans use Facebook than watch TV

A new survey finds that more South Africans are likely to have used Facebook in the last week than watched TV.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 25 April, 2017
6 SA based fintech startups to watch

6 SA based fintech startups to watch

Barclays Africa Group and Techstars have selected 10 financial-technology (fintech) companies to participate in a second accelerator programme.

Internet, IT Services - By Staff Writer | 24 April, 2017
Computicket targets sporting events with Entry Ninja acquisition

Computicket targets sporting events with Entry Ninja acquisition

Computicket has acquired the start-up business Entry Ninja, an online entry portal used to facilitate entries for South African sporting events.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 23 April, 2017
Can you get into trouble for liking or sharing a post online in SA?

Can you get into trouble for liking or sharing a post online in SA?

There are common misconceptions surrounding whether only the author of a social media post will face legal repercussions, or whether people that liked or shared the post can also face punishment.

Internet - By Staff Writer | 14 April, 2017
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