Facebook trials ‘downvote’ button

Facebook has begun testing “downvote” and “upvote” buttons for comments on some public pages in New Zealand and Australia. The feature lets users vote comments on public posts up or down to show th...

April 30, 2018

FOMO - Fear of Missing Out

‘FOMO’ is trendy slang that literally translates to Fear of Missing Out. Millennial speak if you will. It refers to the anxiety or peaked interest in something happening somewhere that you’re not and ...

April 30, 2018

Facebook sets out what content it forbids

Facebook has for the first time published a detailed explanation of the kind of content it does and does not permit on its site. The social media giant has in the past shared brief “community stand...

April 24, 2018

Social media should be regulated - Musk

Founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, strongly believes that social media should be regulated. Speaking in a CBS interview on Wednesday morning, the tech billionaire said: “Wherever there...

April 11, 2018
World News

Facebook data row: What it means for you

Facebook is in a very uncomfortable spotlight at the moment. It is being investigated over its data-collection and privacy practices after information relating to as many as 50 million users wound up ...

March 28, 2018

Let’s talk about memes

Memes, in the context of social media, are those bits of content that pierce the membrane of the pop culture zeitgeist. Sometimes they are funny and other times they are really funny. They straddle th...

January 23, 2018