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Is ChatGPT a better writer than me?

If my goal is to remain one step ahead, it’s vital for me to know what I’m up against – this means keeping tabs on AI’s ever-expanding capabilities.
Cayley Jones

Google, African Union launch #DiscoverMyAfrica

Throughout May, YouTube artists from Africa are asked to contribute short movies highlighting their unique experiences using the hashtag #DiscoverMyAfrica.

SoftTalk’s new privacy feature hides users’ profiles on chats

SoftTalk has enabled users to turn off and on their profiles from the SoftTalk directory if they prefer to remain anonymous in the course of a public search.
Apr 17, 2024

Fighting the scourge of cybercrime

While the solution is built for forensics, it can be utilised to create an operational solution for the client.
Apr 15, 2024

AI’s power in redefining cross-border payments in a connected world

While technologies have long been a part of the evolution of the sector, none have made quite an impact as artificial intelligence (AI) has.

TikTok removes 1.7 million Nigerians for platform breaches

TikTok says the removed videos violated several regulations, including those governing integrity and authenticity, privacy and security, and safety, among others.
Apr 11, 2024

The rise of Chat Commerce in Africa

Looking ahead, we envision countries like South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt to spearhead chat commerce adoption.
Apr 4, 2024

RCS: The next big messaging channel for business in SA

Apple announced that iPhones will support Google’s Rich Communication Services messaging in 2024.

SANEF calls out Big Tech inaction over SA election misinformation

The body representing South Africa’s news media has had little response to requests for dialogue with Big Tech or Parliament over safeguards for the upcoming election.
Mar 19, 2024

TikTok, African Union launch digital safety campaign

TikTok said that it is collaborating with the African Union Commission to launch the Africa-wide #SaferTogether Campaign on digital safety.

With AI technology tailor-made in Africa, the sky’s the limit

Nick Clegg, Meta global affairs president, writes for ITWeb Africa about the influence of AI in Africa and how it may help the continent's economy.
Feb 21, 2024

When is sharing oversharing on social media?

The best way to avoid the dangers of this trend is simply not to engage in it, according to Collard.