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YouTube says it has 1.8 billion logged-in viewers every month

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 May 2018

Despite the frustration of its creators, YouTube has reached a new milestone, with the company reporting that 1.8 billion viewers are logged into the platform each month. FULL STORY >

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Mark Zuckerberg issues apology in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 March 2018

The Facebook founder is looking to atone for his company's involvement in the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. FULL STORY >

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Uber confirms it hid data breach exposing info of 57 million users

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 November 2017

While Uber tries to ramp up its plans for self-driving cars, yet another bombshell has rocked the company, with a significant 2016 data breach being covered up. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp hits the one billion daily active users milestone

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 July 2017

The instant messaging platform surpasses a significant mark, but what's next? FULL STORY >

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Two billion people coming together on Facebook

By Press Release 28 June 2017

There are now two billion people connecting and building communities on Facebook every month, according to the social media platform. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat's slow growth rate not sitting well with investors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2017

Despite clocking 166 million daily active users, Snapchat still trails behind Instagram Stories, and the company is unsure if it will ever make a profit. FULL STORY >

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Facebook nearing the 2 billion monthly users mark

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 February 2017

1.86 billion to be more precise, with the social media platform expected to hit the 2 billion mark by mid-2017. FULL STORY >

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Freedom House reports says government censorship takes up two-thirds of internet

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 November 2016

According to a new report from Freedom House, two-thirds of the world's internet users are censored by their country's government institutions. FULL STORY >

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Twitter Transparency Report sees slight increase in info and removal requests

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 September 2016

After recently releasing its transparency report for Jan to June 2016, there's been a slight increase in the number of account info and removal requests on the platform. FULL STORY >

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WhatsApp passes the one billion user mark

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 February 2016

Just shy of two years since Facebook acquired it, WhatsApp passes the one billion user threshold. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Lab asks internet users: ‘are you cyber savvy?’

By Staff Writer 29 September 2015

User safety in the digital environment depends on a number of factors. First of all, it depends on the user’s ability to make the right decisions. FULL STORY >

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Reddit to impose harsher punishments on hate communities using its site

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 July 2015

AMAs may be the good side to Reddit, but its hate communities have caused real problems for others. As a result, Reddit's new rules aim to serve harsher punishment to such users. FULL STORY >

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Social Media Users Survey

By Staff Writer 3 March 2015

ESET, the pioneers of proactive cyber-protection, has conducted a survey on social media of smartphone usage ahead of the Mobile World Congress with interesting conclusions: almost ten percent of surveyed users had their phone lost or stolen in the last 12 months, 29... FULL STORY >

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Twitter chalks up 145 million users

By Tom Manners 6 September 2010

Mobile Twitter usage is growing rapidly says cofounder FULL STORY >

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