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  • Netflix and YouTube accounts for 50% of traffic

    November 14, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Netflix and YouTube accounts for 50% of traffic

    Sandvine, a provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today released its Internet traffic trends report, entitled “Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H2013”. “For the first time ever, peer-to-peer filesharing has...

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    Facebook leads SA social media

    September 10, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Facebook leads SA social media

    Facebook has become the biggest social network in South Africa, seeing its strongest growth yet in the past year – and overtaking Mxit for the first time. This was one of the key findings of the SA Social Media Landscape 2014 research study, released...

  • Instagram has over 90-million active users

    January 18, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Instagram has over 90-million active users

    Photo manipulation and sharing network Instagram has been known to play their user-figure card close to their chest, with many being able to only guess who many users the social network has on its books. After an initial hiccup, Instagram updated their Terms...

  • Instagram to launch web profiles

    November 6, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Instagram to launch web profiles

    Hugely-successful photo manipulation and sharing application Instagram announced that it will roll out Instagram profiles on the web, which will allow users to view Instagram profiles and see the recently uploaded images. The designs of the web profiles are...

  • Facebook looking to acquire Face.com

    May 29, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Facebook looking to acquire Face.com

    While Facebook entered the IPO world recently after buying photo-sharing app Instagram, the popular social network is reportedly set to make a number on new acquisitions. According to Israeli business publication Calcalist, Facebook is in negotiations to...

  • Now app for iPhone uses Instagram to find the cool stuff around you

    May 8, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Now app for iPhone uses Instagram to find the cool stuff around you

    Dozens of apps buzz your phone when friends are nearby, and all of them are annoying. Highlight notifies you when someone nearby knows your sister, while Foursquare lets you know when a friend checks in at Walgreen’s down the street. An iPhone app called...

  • Fake Instagram app infects Android devices

    April 19, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Fake Instagram app infects Android devices

    IT security and data protection company Sophos is warning Android users about malware being distributed disguised as the popular photo-sharing app Instagram.  Cybercriminals have created fake versions of the Instagram Android app, designed to earn money from...

  • Facebook buys Instagram

    April 10, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Social network website Facebook announced that they have entered into an agreement to buy fun photo-sharing app Instagram for approximately $1-billion (R7-billion). The news comes only weeks after Instagram launched an Android application, after being...

  • Instagram for Android sparks online mud-slinging

    April 5, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    With the launch of photo-sharing and customisation app Instagram on the Android market, not all smartphone users have taken too kindly to the latest addition to the Google Play store. The app was previously only available to Apple and iOS users, and many of...

  • Instagram keeps growing and growing

    March 12, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram keeps growing and growing

    The popular vintage photo-sharing application Instagram announced its imminent release on Google’s Android platform yesterday. Co-founder Kevin Systrom announced at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas, the app is due for release...