The social network's policy on anonymity is angering people who have taken new names.
Facebook has opened its first African office in Johannesburg as part of its efforts "to help people and businesses connect" on the continent.
Tim Cook launched a stinging attack on tech giants like Google and Facebook that rely on advertising for the majority of their revenue.
Facebook, the parent company of WhatsApp has announced a Send button that allows users to send their Facebook statuses and news to WhatsApp users.
Virtual communities need to realise that the tweet can be more powerful than the bullet in this world of cyberterrorist realities.
The need to run more efficient servers made Facebook invent a new switch - which lowers their energy use significantly. The whole world profits.
The social network denied it was hacked, after a tweet suggested that hacking group Lizard Squad had been responsible for the outage.
Facebook and Instagram being down on Tuesday morning kept social media users frustrated as they struggled to post pictures of their breakfast.
What’s it like to be one of the biggest mouths on South Africa’s social media scene? Joonji Mdyogolo tracked them and got an earful, and an eyeful.
Outspoken social activist, Shaka Sisulu, has more than 60 000 twitter followers. He shares his tips on how to make social media work for you.
Among the global sizzlers are Beyoncé, whose sister smacked her hubby, Kim Kardashian for posing nude and Pharrell Williams’s ‘Happy’ hit.
Today’s Facebook, it seems, has decided that it doesn’t particularly like sending its users to publishers’ sites at all, writes Felix Salmon.
Social media, games and fitness dominate the app stores of three of the major smartphone platforms in South Africa, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
A social media report found that there is significant gender balance in South Africans' use of Facebook, which is also SA's favourite social network.
Internet use has come full circle, with anonymity becoming prized after years of personal info being shared online, writes Alistair Fairweather.
Although we are living in an age of infinite information, existing in a comfortable bubble has never been easier, writes Alistair Fairweather.
In the same way that social media can make world news out of small miracles, it can also transform a regional conflict into a world war.
Tito Mboweni has explained on social media why he removed himself from the ANC's MP list, saying he will remain in the private sector.
Johnny Depp's film "Transcendence" highlights that the battle for "the singularity" - the merging of man and machine - is closer than we think.