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Facebook celebrates 12th birthday with new friendship video maker

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 February 2016

Facebook is 12 today. To mark the occasion, the company has launched a new feature that takes users' photos from friendships and collates them into a supercut video to enjoy. FULL STORY >

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Facebook wants to join your sports conversation with launch of Sports Stadium Hub

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 January 2016

With an estimated 650 millions sports fans worldwide, Facebook wants to be a part of their conversations with the debut of its new Sports Stadiums Hub. FULL STORY >

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LinkedIn makes its newly redesigned mobile app available on iOS and Android

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 December 2015

After an initial preview in early October, LinkedIn has made its new mobile app available for download on iOS and Android. FULL STORY >

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Twitter announces the launch of native video for its developer kit

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 November 2015

Bringing the ability to watch full screen videos and GIFs in-app, Twitter launches a new native video tool for its developer kit. FULL STORY >

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New Google+ introduced with focus on Communities and Collections

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 November 2015

In an effort to keep pace with other social media platforms, Google+ undergoes a slight redesign with Google focusing on user-curated content and online community discussions. FULL STORY >

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Facebook activates Safety Check for man-made disasters following Paris attacks

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 November 2015

Designed to keep friends and loved ones informed following a devastating man-made attack, like the most recent ones in Paris, Facebook activates its Safety Check feature. FULL STORY >

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Tumblr testing out instant messaging for its platform

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 November 2015

One of the more popular social media platforms aiming to cement its place, Tumblr has begun testing out an instant messaging feature, with plans to roll out in the future. FULL STORY >

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Twitter's change from Favourites to Likes is 6% more popular according to company

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 November 2015

After making the change from Favourites to Likes for tweets, Twitter says it is already 6% more more popular according to their calculations. FULL STORY >

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Twitter rolls out Poll feature, with all voting secret

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 October 2015

Twitter introduces its own Poll feature today, allowing users to post polls via Twitter and vote in secret over a 24 hour period. FULL STORY >

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Social media websites place consumers at an increased risk of theft

By Staff Writer 16 September 2015

According to the 2015 SA Social Media Landscape report, more than 11.8 million South Africans were registered and active on Facebook in 2014 alone FULL STORY >

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Risk lurking in social media for educational institutions

By Staff Writer 15 September 2015

An educator’s well-intended advice to a parent on how to medicate their child’s flu could very well result in a lawsuit on the basis of vicarious liability FULL STORY >

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Facebook debuts Moments, an app that collates pics from your friends

By Staff Writer 26 August 2015

Described as a way to "get all the photos of yourself trapped on your friend's smartphone," Facebook's moments allows users to collate images from their friends' devices. FULL STORY >

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Twitter removes 140-character limit from Direct Messages

By Staff Writer 13 August 2015

If you’ve checked your Direct Messages today, you may have noticed that something’s missing - the 140-character limit. FULL STORY >

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Twitter rolling out new homepage to showcase service to potential users

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 July 2015

In a bid to entice more users to use its service, Twitter has begun rolling out a new homepage that showcases specifically curated content and tweets. FULL STORY >

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Find your way with Twitter on #Mandela Day

By Staff Writer 15 July 2015

With Nelson Mandela Day happening on 18 July, Twitter has offered a few worthy suggestions on how to spend your 67 minutes. FULL STORY >

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