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WhatsApp to rollout new privacy features soon

Meta’s WhatsApp, has introduced new privacy features to its messaging platform as it continues to build new ways to protect personal...

Nigeria wants Google to block banned groups from YouTube

The government of Nigeria has made a request for tech giant Google, to block banned groups and terrorist organizations from using YouTube...

Meta expands NFT support on Instagram to over 100 countries

Facebook owner Meta has announced that the company is rolling out its international expansion of non-fungible tokens (NFT) on Instagram.

Kenya warns Meta’s Facebook on election hate speech

Kenya's National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC), has given Meta’s Facebook a seven day ultimatum to tackle hate speech and incitement...

Sudan shuts Internet services ahead of mass protests

Sudan has cut Internet services in the capital Khartoum ahead of pro-democracy protests that come months after web access had been...

YouTube clocks 1.5 billion monthly users of Shorts, its TikTok clone

Tech giants are investing in short-form video to win back attention from users and creators Video giant YouTube...

Internet potential remains under-exploited – report

According to a new report, the immense potential of the Internet for social and economic good remains largely untapped despite 30 years...

Meta launches Africa Day campaign spotlighting and celebrating Africans making a global impact

As part of its Africa Day celebrations on 25 May, Meta has announced the return of its global campaign ‘Made by...

Disney+ launches in South Africa

Streaming service Disney+ has launched in South Africa. At launch, the Walt Disney Company confirmed standard pricing at R119 per month,...

Pan-African streaming service Wi-flix reaches 1 million subscriber milestone

Africa’s fastest-growing video on-demand streaming platform Wi-flix, has announced it has passed the 1 million paid subscriptions and 300k plus customer...

Twitter bans misleading climate change Ads

Social media giant Twitter has announced an immediate ban on climate change denial advertisements on its platform, in line with the...

South Africans can now subscribe to Disney+ for an annual fee of R950

Disney+ has announced that for the first time, fans can register their interest to subscribe to its streaming platform in South...

WhatsApp adds Communities feature bringing separate groups under one umbrella

WhatsApp, a Meta company has announced it is set to add a new feature called Communities starting this week, which will...

Disney+ sets dates for Africa launch

Disney+, a Walt Disney streaming service has announced that it will launch in 42 countries and 11 territories this year, including...

Netflix to invest $63 million in South Africa’s Film and TV Industry

Global streaming giant Netflix Inc. is turning its attention to South Africa as it looks to boost subscriber numbers on the continent. 

Netflix to charge more for password sharing

US-based streaming video service Netflix is trialling a system where users will pay more if they share their password with people...

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ICASA CEO to step down, not seeking re-appointment

The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), has announced that the term of office of its current...

SkyMax and Ericsson to build next-gen 5G network in Sub-Saharan Africa

Multi-national wireless communications company SkyMax Network Limited, and Ericsson have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a partnership aimed...

WhatsApp to rollout new privacy features soon

Meta’s WhatsApp, has introduced new privacy features to its messaging platform as it continues to build new ways to protect personal...

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