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Facebook Ireland has sent a letter to South Africa’s Information Regulator clarifying the extent of the data breach with South African users. Read more
The era of unregulated innovation online has ended. There will be disputes, new laws for platforms and debates, but firms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter are being made accountable. Read more
In response to the low RAM, low-storage mobile devices that many Africans still use, Google SA has launched the data-saving Google Go. Read more
Facebook and Snap have quickly morphed to become platforms. The impending question is, exactly what kind of platform do they think they truly are? Read more
A South African YouTube cooking show, Bunnies in the Burbs, is making inroads into Africa and India telling pan-African stories via mobile TV. Read more
The Cambridge Analytica scandal appears to be symptomatic of much deeper challenges that Facebook must confront if it’s to become a force for good in the global fight against false narrative... Read more
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