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Social Media Warnings and Fake Giveaways – New Ways Hackers Are Targeting Your Data

By Staff Writer 2 August 2022

A recent scam offering believable Heineken beer giveaways for Father’s Day was actually collecting personal details such as birthdates, emails, addresses, names, and more. FULL STORY >

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How to put safe back into social

By Staff Writer 6 July 2022

Social media platforms remain the easiest way for cybercriminals to gain access to people, businesses and systems, says Stephen Osler, Co-Founder and Business Development Director at Nclose. FULL STORY >

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Signs there that metaverse is emerging in South Africa

By Staff Writer 30 June 2022

South Africans are dipping their toes into the waters of the “metaverse”, the vast array of virtual worlds accessed through immersive experiences in games and through virtual reality headsets. FULL STORY >

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How not to approach digital strategy in 2022: a social media manager’s guide

By Industry Contributor 14 June 2022

Chelsea Du Plessis, Social Media Manager at Vuma unpacks some tips on how not to approach your digital strategy in 2022. FULL STORY >

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When it comes to keeping kids safe online, don’t limit them – empower them

By Industry Contributor 22 April 2022

By Simeon Tassev, MD and QSA at Galix FULL STORY >

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7 best practices for social media security and privacy

By Industry Contributor 21 February 2022

Jonas Walker looks at the benefits and drawbacks of social media, with regards to security and privacy, and explains why balance is essential. FULL STORY >

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MTN re-prices its WhatsApp and Social Bundles

By Staff Writer 16 November 2021

More options and different prices. FULL STORY >

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Beware the Social Engineers.

By Staff Writer 15 October 2021

It is absolutely essential for people to be mindful of what they post on social media, as there are types of attacks that hack personal accounts and steal information to be sold to the highest underground bidders. Anna Collard from KnowBe4 Africa explains. FULL STORY >

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Do people use digital media as much as they think they do?

By Staff Writer 18 May 2021

Self-reported media use does not accurately reflect objective measures of device-logged media use. FULL STORY >

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New features for Facebook Groups to help communities stay connected

By Staff Writer 8 October 2020

Facebook groups help South Africans navigate COVID-19, with 81% of Facebook users saying the most important group they are part of now operates online. FULL STORY >

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Facebook launches Avatars across Sub-Saharan Africa

By Staff Writer 18 August 2020

Facebook has launched Avatars in Africa to give people new ways to express themselves online. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Facebook Pay: a game-changer for payments, brands and social media

By Industry Contributor 9 December 2019

Thomas Pays, CEO of Ozow, offers insight into Facebook Pay and why its introduction spells a massive disruption for the payments industry. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky offers insight into the right way to break up with Twitter

By Ryan Noik 7 August 2019

If you have decided to break up with Twitter, what’s the best way to do so? Cybersecurity company Kaspersky recently offered its advice on what - and what not - to do. FULL STORY >

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Sources say Instagram's video hub could launch on 20 June

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 June 2018

Following the likes of Facebook Watch and Snapchat Discover, Instagram's pro video hub could be launching later this month. FULL STORY >

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Instagram adds mute button to silence irritating followers

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 May 2018

The long awaited feature is finally coming to Instagram. FULL STORY >

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