Social Networking

(Ex) Facebook users in search of new social networks

Facebook has lost millions of users, independent data suggests, as alternative social networks focus on those looking for new online playgrounds.

Twitter directors launch new online sharing sites

Ev Williams and Biz Stone have launched two new websites in what they hope will prompt an "evolutionary leap" in online sharing.

How much about you is online?

A whole lot -- but what the internet giants do know hardly gives a true picture of who you are.

Twitter valued at $8-billion after large investment

Twitter -- boosted by DST Global's $400-million investment -- is worth double its December value, with its daily traffic tripling in a year.

Changes in video games prompt optimism for 2011

Video game makers leave behind a year of slow sales in 2010, but are hopeful that a new generation of games will spur a return to growth in 2011.

Young, urban and hooked on MXit

Forget about Twitter and Facebook. All you need is a phone and an app and you're networked. <b>Faranaaz Parker</b> reports

Is that a Gmail killer on the horizon?

Facebook, which has more than double the active users of Gmail, is taking Google's email giant on at its own game.

Will the real Patrick Craven please stand up?

From fake Facebook profiles to satirical Twitter accounts, local politicans are getting the satirical end of the social network schtick.

Betwixt and betweet

A few months ago, I signed up to Twitter, not entirely convinced of its difference to Facebook.I did it because it might be good for me as a writer.

Why did it all go wrong for the once fashionable social network?

Buying a fledgling social networking site is the quickest way for a giant corporation to gain credibility with a youthful audience.

Will you be using Google Buzz?

Whatever Google Buzz is, it's certainly got people talking -- but will they also be using the company's new social networking features?

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.