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Wikipedia's new AI software, ORES, can immediately detect ‘damaging edits’

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 December 2015

Wikipedia has unveiled its new AI software, Objective Revision Evaluation Service, which can immediately weed out any troll-like revisions for Wikipedia posts. 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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Huawei Mate S and MediaPad M2 launched in SA

By Staff Writer 6 November 2015

If you’ve just considered the P8 as your next smartphone, hang onto your horses. Huawei’s latest flagship has been introduced at a function held in Hyde Park yesterday – the Mate S. 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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Jason is back, in announcement trailer for Friday the 13th: The Game

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 October 2015

Jason Voorhees is back, and he's using Kickstarter. Developers Gun Media, are working on a Friday the 13th game that takes us back to Camp Crystal Lake. FULL STORY >

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Threat of cyberattacks on the rise for entertainment & media industry

By Staff Writer 8 October 2015

Worldwide, entertainment and media companies are increasingly becoming targets for cybercrime as cyber criminals find new and innovative ways to defeat security measures and controls FULL STORY >

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Digital fuels growth in Africa’s entertainment and media industry: PwC report

By Staff Writer 18 September 2015

After more than a decade of digital disruption, the African entertainment and media industry has entered a new landscape – one where the media is no longer divided into distinct traditional and digital spheres,... 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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Ashley Madison represents new darker stage of cyber hacking

By Staff Writer 9 September 2015

In late July, Avid Life Media (ALM) – owners of online dating site Ashley Madison – confirmed it had been the victim of a massive data breach, potentially exposing the personal details and identities of millions of Ashley Madison... FULL STORY >

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