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Research released Tuesday, conducted by World Wide Worx on behalf of PayPal and FNB, shows that South African SMEs went online in response to the pandemic, extended the number of payment methods they offer and started looking to international customers. SA SMEs' digital response to the pandemic, and the role...
Every student is eventually faced with a difficult assignment where critical resources and advanced skills and knowledge are necessary. As the life of the present-day student does not allow for productivity academically, they, therefore, turn for help to other people who write essays as a profession. The online community...
Technology has always enabled people to connect and express themselves. As communication became faster, the video became a richer way to share experiences. We’ve gone from desktop to web to mobile; from text to photos to video. But this wave of innovation isn’t slowing down, so what is the metaverse...
Google Trends has released the top searched items by South Africans on its search engine for July 2022. South Africans eager to find out more information on everything from current affairs to the latest celebrity news and their favorite sports teams turned to Google Search this July to satisfy their...
WhatsApp on Tuesday announced a series of new privacy changes coming to the chatting service, including a way for users to check their messages without appearing online to other contacts. The new features are set to roll out to all users by the end of this month, both on...
The Twitter social network has more than 390 million active users and is one of the most used social networks by people of all ages. This one works as a microblogging platform since 2006 and its algorithm works in a very similar way to the others. Increasing the number...
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the company is expanding its NFT and digital collectable support on the Instagram social media platform to countries in Africa and other continents. The international expansion follows the initial test launch of the product in May. Now users in more than 100 countries...
Meta, the company that owns Facebook, has reported a drop in revenue for the second quarter. According to The Verge, the giant tech company's revenue dropped by 1% to $28.8 billion, adding that in the third quarter these results could be worse. Although the company witnessed a decline in its revenue,...
US-based cryptocurrency trader Yellow Card Financial says that its Brand Ambassador (BA) program has given the opportunity to hundreds of African youths to learn about crypto, "build career skills", educate their communities, and most importantly, earn money as an influencer for its brand and products. The program, launched first in...
Facebook says that it will make changes to News Feeds on the platform, adding a Feeds tab that will only show users content from friends and pages that they follow, without suggested content. “One of the most requested features for Facebook is to make sure people don’t miss friends’ posts,”...
Twitter, the giant social media platform, announced that Spaces will now allow users to share clips, a feature it has been testing since March 2022. According to The Verge, anyone who is in a Space will be able to make a clip that expires after 30 days. This includes both...
Social media mainstay WhatsApp today announced that it is allowing its users to migrate their data from Android devices to iPhone. The Meta-owned chat platform had previously allowed iOS users to migrate to Android since 2021, but not vice versa. Migrating from an Android device to an iOS device will...
Slack, the messaging platform designed for the office, will be increasing its prices in September and has also announced changes to its free plan. According to The Verge, this is Slack's first price increase since its launch in 2014. Monthly Pro subscriptions will increase from $8 to $8.75 per user per...
The use of social media networks has grown immensely over the years. At first, social media platforms were most popular among the younger generations than older generations. However, the technology evolution has changed all of that; social media platforms are now the most common medium of communication. According to January...
Netflix, the giant streaming platform, is testing new ways to combat password-sharing on its platform. On Monday the streaming giant added a new "Netflix Homes" feature in Argentina, El Salvador, Horundas, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic, according to The Verge. Netflix said that as of 22 August 2022 users who stream...
Facebook, the giant social media platform, is testing ways to let its users have multiple profiles on the same account. “To help people tailor their experience based on interests and relationships, we’re testing a way for people to have more than one profile tied to a single Facebook account,” Facebook...
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