Travelling in 2020 has changed dramatically when compared to a pre-COVID-19 world. To keep up with the times, Google Maps is implementing new features to help you navigate the world.
Web giants including Facebook have struck a deal with advertisers on how to identify harmful content such as hate speech, after an impasse over the issue which led to boycotts of the platform.
The yet-to-be-released ‘expiring media’ feature will enable WhatsApp users to share media files which will disappear once the chat is closed.
The new feature, Watch Together, lets users in Messenger Rooms watch movies and series together online.
A complaint was filed with the federal court in San Francisco, claiming Facebook spies on Instagram users for the purpose of collecting “valuable data”.
Developers are working on a host of new features. Here’s what you need to know.
Clicks and TRESemme came under fire for a racially insensitive ad, A Capitec glitch caused unauthorised deductions and three suspects were arrested for the murder of Thandeka Mdeliswa. Here are the results from Google Trends.
Google celebrates International Literacy Day with an updated Read Along app.
The recent spate of ‘scary’
WhatsApp messages poses a greater threat than the Black Dot threat of 2018. Here’s what you need to know.
Good news for WhatsApp users: The team is committed to more transparency about app flaws, and set up an advisory page aimed at keeping the community better informed of security vulnerabilities.
TikTok has become increasingly popular in South Africa, and the community is growing by the day. Here’s how to stand out.
A man in Peru got more than he expected when he opened Street View in Google Maps to go on a virtual journey of Peru’s capital, Lima. Instead of getting directions, he learned of his wife’s affair.
Facebook Avatars launched in Africa this week. Avatars are digital personas that enable people to engage across Facebook and Messenger in a more personal and dynamic way.
Did you know that Google Lens now features a ‘Homework’ filter to help students solve math problems simply by taking a photo? Let me tell you, this invention is about 20 years too late…
We’ll soon be able to use one WhatsApp account from four different devices, and mute group chats forever.
Many people look for more privacy when they browse the web by using their browsers in privacy-protecting modes, called “Private Browsing” in Mozilla Firefox, Opera and Apple Safari; “Incognito” in Google Chrome; and “InPrivate” in Microsoft Edge.
The exhibit, titled ‘Voices of Empowerment: 24 South African Women’, profiles “ordinary women with extraordinary stories”. Here’s what you need to know.
You have until December 2020, at which point Google Play Music will be no more. Here’s how to transfer your playlists to YouTube Music.
President Ramaphosa announced that schools will remain closed, SARS is introducing an eFiling programme and a veteran SA actor passed away. Here are the results from Google Trends.
Instagram lets you permanently delete and archive your posts In just a few simple steps.
Twitter is blocking QAnon trending topics and searchers, and recently banned thousands of accounts. Here’s why.
It’s time for a bit of myth-busting: The hashtag #MalemaReturnsToANC has dominated Twitter on Friday – but there’s a logical explanation.
Millions of people are haunted by embarrassing Facebook posts. Here’s how to delete old entries with the Manage Activity tool
WhatsApp users are unable to send or receive messages and voice calls. Here’s what we know about the global outage.