Social Networking

#ZimbabweanLivesMatter emerges as citizens protest Mnangagwa govt

Zimbabweans flock to social media in response to latest State-of-the-Nation address.

Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank clamps down on parallel forex market

Country’s central bank bans advertising by dealers on social media platforms, highlighting WhatsApp in particular.
Jun 3, 2020

Review of social media has Nigerian parents alarmed

Report by Kaspersky shows the need for parents to delve deeper into what their children are doing online.
Jun 1, 2020

Facebook, Red Cross launch #AfricaTogether COVID-19 campaign

Digital campaign incorporates two-day festival to encourage continued vigilance against pandemic.
May 29, 2020

Social media companies exercising ‘dangerous power’, says Trump

US president Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms.
Apr 30, 2020

Konga to debut online product auction

E-commerce operator schedules event for 1 May 2020.
Dec 11, 2012

Twitter launches photo colour filters to battle Instagram

The filters mimic the popular feature that has defined Instagram.
Nov 9, 2012

Twitter mistakenly resets users' passwords

A large number of active users were sent emails informing them of changes to their passwords.
Jul 26, 2012

Outrage online over Kenyan mini-skirt debacle

Minister's comments about school girls wearing mini-skirts goes viral.
Jul 10, 2012

Twitter storm over Zambian president’s George Bush comments

Michael Sata gets slated on social media for his ‘colonialist’ attack on the former US president.
Jul 9, 2012

Kenyan politicians take to Twitter

Ahead of the 2013 elections, candidates are using social media to address issues.
Jul 2, 2012

FNB unveils eWallet Facebook game

Bank plans to target almost 5 million people who use the social network in South Africa.