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WhatsApp channel launched for coverage of elections

19 March 2019, 12:16 PM

As the country prepares for the 6th general elections, activist and author Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh has launched an innovative WhatsApp channel, Xperience, in a bid to change the coverage and its narrative, reflecting more the youth agenda. 

A woman looks at the Facebook logo on an iPad in this photo illustration.

Facebook needs independent ethical oversight: UK lawmakers

18 February 2019, 6:16 AM

Companies like Facebook were also using their size to bully smaller firms that relied on social media platforms to reach customers.

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Forwarding WhatsApp texts to be limited to 5 recipients

21 January 2019, 12:18 PM

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger service is globally limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in a bid to fight “misinformation and rumours”, company executives said on Monday.

Facebook logo pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris.

Social media giants plan push-back on India’s new regulations

11 January 2019, 3:14 PM

Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would require them to actively regulate content in one of the world’s biggest Internet markets.

SABC warns of would-be robbers posing as TV licence agents

26 October 2018, 11:21 AM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has expressed concern about a WhatsApp message doing the rounds warning the public of would-be robbers posing as SABC TV license agents.

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