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Facebook founder explains why they turned on 'Safety Check' for Paris

16 November 2015 | 3450 Views
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has explained the giant social media site "turned on Safety Check for Paris but not for bombings in Beirut and other places."Zuckerberg said Facebook "...
by Moyo Roy

2018 elections will be a battle of three fronts

11 October 2015 | 3785 Views
MDC official Discent Collins Bajila has said the 2018 elections will be a battle fought on three fronts within the Zanu PF camps.In a post on Facebook Bajila said the first front will that whi...
by Stephen Jakes

Zanu PF split best thing for Zimbabweans yearning for change

10 October 2015 | 3013 Views
A journalist Elias Mambo has posted on Facebook that Zanu PF split has been the best thing that has ever happened especially for people yearning for change in government."The ZANU PF 2015 spli...
by Stephen Jakes

'Zanu PF comes up with stupid stunts'

28 August 2015 | 2421 Views
The MDC led by Welshman Ncube official Descent Bajila has exposed that Zanu PF makes stupid stunts that spark a wave of press releases in a deliberate effort to shape and determine the conduct of civi...
by Stephen Jakes

Mugabe has destroyed Zimbabwe, call for revolt against him escalate

21 August 2015 | 4816 Views
Social commentators on Facebook have bemoaned the serious and fast deteriorating economic situation indicating that President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF have totally destroyed the country and they ...
by Stephen Jakes

Woman spots 'stolen' clothes on Facebook

04 August 2015 | 6347 Views
Johannesburg - Want to steal your employer's clothes and get away with it? Then it's probably not a good idea to post selfies and other pictures of yourself wearing her clothes on your Facebook accoun...
by Anna Cox

One year in: How Facebook’s Free Basic Services are bringing people online

27 July 2015 | 5304 Views
• brings new users onto mobile networks on average over 50% faster after launching free basic services • More than half of the people w...
by APO

Woman jailed, deported over Facebook post in UAE

15 July 2015 | 6286 Views
An Australian woman has been released from an United Arab Emirates jail and deported after being arrested for posting an image on Facebook of a vehicle blocking two disabled car spots at her apartment...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook opens first African office in Johannesburg

29 June 2015 | 8275 Views
JOHANNESBURG - Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has opened its first office in Africa to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose ...
by APO

'The horror of residing in a company house' - Unedited

27 June 2015 | 7247 Views
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by Concerned Citizen

Pastor brags about his riches on Facebook

01 June 2015 | 7398 Views
"Find me a pastor who is living in a house same like mine on the picture and I will give you R2500 (100,000)", writes Pastor Hastings Salanje.The Malawian Pastor who is the leader of the Wel...
by Staff reporter

Zanu PF UK chapter attacks Tsvangirai

04 May 2015 | 3159 Views
The United Kingdom Zanu PF branch has attacked MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai for allegedly calling for the people in Zimbabwe to escalated the political and economic crisis so as to force Zanu...
by Stephen Jakes

Strive Masiyiwa explains why he writes on Facebook

22 March 2015 | 8685 Views
Econet Wireless founder Strive Masiyiwa says he writes and responds to comments on his Facebook page "because it is important to help mentor the next generation of leaders. Every time, I sit to write,...
by Moyo Roy

Send money to friends in Facebook Messenger

18 March 2015 | 6463 Views
Facebook has introduced "a new feature in Messenger that gives people a more convenient and secure way to send or receive money between friends." According to the giant social network, the ...
by Tech Reporter

Is Econet trying to force us to buy Facebook bundles

09 March 2015 | 2922 Views
4:24pm, Mar 9 - ‪+263 8* *** ****‬: Dear editor, Allow me to express my views on one of the country's leading mobile operator Econet. Econet has data bundle...
by Econet Customer

Former Miss Zimbabwe splash love on facebook

01 March 2015 | 3328 Views
FORMER Miss Zimbabwe Lorraine Maphala-Phiri and businessman husband Sonny Phiri seem to have patched up their differences as evidenced by their Facebook posts suggesting that their rough-sailing relat...
by Mbongeni Msimanga

Zanu-PF supporters welcome VP Mnangagwa at the Launch of Chirumanzu-Zibagwe

22 February 2015 | 4367 Views
by Staff Reporter

Facebook, Twitter in statistics battle

03 February 2015 | 2200 Views
Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc released a barrage of data, special "heat" maps and slick animations on Monday to claim the title of most-popular social network for spectators watching the Super Bowl, bu...
by Tech Reporter

New change brings Facebook down

27 January 2015 | 3179 Views
Social network Facebook became inaccessible across much of the globe for a time on Tuesday, before returning to normal service.Millions of users were unable to access their accounts.Us...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook to test Facebook Lite in Zimbabwe

27 January 2015 | 3223 Views
According to a report by TechCrunch, Facebook has been testing a new version of Facebook dubbed "Facebook Lite." The app is essentially a simplified version of its mobile website, which has been...
by itnewsafrica

Fake Facebook page costs US govt $134,000

21 January 2015 | 4171 Views
The US Justice Department is to pay a woman $134,000 after making a fake Facebook page that contained a photograph of her half-clothed.Sondra Arquiett had sued the government after it had sugg...
by Staff Reporter

Mark Zuckerberg launches book club

05 January 2015 | 4712 Views
A book club started by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has already had almost 140,000 "likes".The billionaire social network founder has set up the Facebook group "...
by Staff Reporter

When robbing an ATM goes wrong - Video

02 January 2015 | 8547 Views
by Staff Reporter

Just watch, BIG Rihanna wannabe

15 December 2014 | 4426 Views
This video of a woman dressed in...
by Staff Reporter

Man (36) jailed for Facebook 'revenge porn'

03 December 2014 | 6630 Views
A man has been jailed after breaking a "revenge porn" law introduced in California last October.Noe Iniguez posted a photograph of his ex-girlfriend naked to her employer's Facebook page along...
by Staff Reporter

'Africa celebrates thieves and vilifies good men and women' - Video

05 November 2014 | 2199 Views
by Staff Reporter

'No one can stop me spreading my aids,' woman claims on Facebook

10 October 2014 | 9772 Views
A Zimbabwean woman who claims to be living with Aids has taken to Facebook to brag about spreading the killer disease.The woman, ...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook gets green light to buy WhatsApp

03 October 2014 | 3265 Views
EU regulators have given the go-ahead for the social networking site Facebook to buy the mobile messenger service WhatsApp.The decision clears the way for a fiercely op...
by Tech Reporter

Facebook group aims to expose absentee fathers

30 September 2014 | 1859 Views
Launched two weeks ago, 'Dead Beat Kenya' and its affiliated sites already have 125,000 likes. But can any good come from naming and shaming, asks Kagure MugoKenyan men, have you ever chosen t...
by Guardian

Facebook is down

01 August 2014 | 4288 Views
Facebook has gone down - The site started to undergo issues around just before 12 noon ET, according to various tweets. It is down on both the web and mobile....
by Moyo Roy

Diasporian bashes 'Zvirikufaya' videos on Facebook

18 July 2014 | 4005 Views
by Moyo Roy

Police hunt for two SA based 'Baba Jukwa' suspects

07 July 2014 | 4536 Views
Zimbabwe police say they are keen on interviewing South African based Zimbabwe journalist Mkhululi Chimoio on suspicions that he is one of the administrators of shadowy Facebook character Baba Jukwa...
by Staff Reporter

Regulating Social Media Key to Global Peace

25 June 2014 | 2210 Views
The moral damage caused by the faceless Facebook icon dubbed Baba Jukwa on Zimbabwe is shameful. This makes society to regret the unbridled effects of Citizen journalism which is  accelerated...
by Suitable Kajau

Facebook launches new photo-messaging app

19 June 2014 | 3959 Views
Facebook has launched a photo-messaging app one week after accidentally releasing it on Apple's app store, BBC reported.Known as Slingshot, the...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook goes down

19 June 2014 | 4385 Views
Facebook has gone doneFacebook was down for around 20 minutes, its longest service disruption in l...
by Moyo Roy

Teen dies in Facebook dare

14 June 2014 | 4458 Views
Paris - French police are warning young people about the dangers of a dare spreading on Facebook that has left a young man dead and another severely injured.Police confirmed on Friday that a ...
by Staff Reporter

UK-based Zim woman post video on Facebook claiming she caught hubby in bed with 'childrenminder'

03 June 2014 | 9655 Views
by Staff Reporter

Germany spies to monitor Facebook, Twitter in real-time

31 May 2014 | 53 Views
Germany's spy agency is working on a 300 million euro project that would extend its digital espionage program and allow the monitoring of Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks in real-time,...
by Staff Reporter

Telecel allows subscribers to browse Facebook for free

21 May 2014 | 5281 Views
Telecel pre-paid subscribers with data-enabled handsets can now browse on Facebook for free, even when they have no airtime, utilising the Facebook Zero web-site.Facebook Zero is a mobile web-...
by Chengetai Chinembiri

Internet abuzz as Facebook co-founder 'Zuckerberg' turns 30

15 May 2014 | 6879 Views
San Francisco - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was branded all grown-up on Wednesday, his 30th birthday triggering a barrage of online accolades and playful barbs.The Facebook co-founder's list ...
by Staff Reporter

Former Miss Zimbabwe in Facebook rant against journalists

24 March 2014 | 5312 Views
Miss Zimbabwe second princess (2007) and former Miss Bulawayo Sibusisiwe Dube on Sunday went ballistic on social networking site Facebook accusing journalists of rumour mongering and receiving b...
by Staff Reporter

Man in court for offensive Facebook page

19 March 2014 | 7213 Views
A former employee of prominent Bulawayo businessman, Raj Modi, who owns a chain of supermarkets under the Spar franchise, allegedly created a Facebook page to insult his former employer whom he accuse...
by Tendayi Madhomu

Bid to block Facebook - WhatsApp acquisition deal

09 March 2014 | 8830 Views
Two privacy groups reportedly filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission seeking for Facebook's proposed 19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp be blocked because of the potential impact on...
by Tech Reporter

Daughters get daddy's death notice via Facebook

03 March 2014 | 7033 Views
The eldest daughter of the late Gwanda veteran educationist, Thapelo Nkwate who is based in the United Kingdom told mourners on Sunday that they were devastated to learn of their fathers death via Fac...
by Staff reporter

Girl's Facebook brag costs father $80,000

01 March 2014 | 7489 Views
A college student's snarky Facebook status update has cost her father the $80,000 settlement he won in an age-discrimination lawsuit.According to the ...
by Staff Reporter

Parliamentarians asked to open Facebook accounts

25 February 2014 | 2499 Views
Members of Parliament have been advised to open Facebook accounts and forward them to the website administrator so that their names are on the house's page.In separate notices at the lowe...
by Staff Reporter

Facebook to buy WhatsApp

20 February 2014 | 5306 Views
Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the world's largest social network closer to the heart of mobile ...
by Reuters

Facebook allows users to customise gender after consulting with gays

14 February 2014 | 6118 Views
Facebook has announced that it will allow users to customise their gender, after consulting on the subject with gay and transgender advocacy groups.The 50-odd options, which include "bi-gende...
by Staff Reporter

Mujuru disowns Facebook accounts

13 February 2014 | 2961 Views
Vice President Joice Mujuru yesterday distanced herself from various Facebook accounts in her name and bearing her pictures, saying it is the work of mischievous people.One of the accounts, w...
by Staff reporter

Facebook founder tops US philanthropist list

10 February 2014 | 2492 Views
New York - Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife topped a list of the biggest US philanthropic donors in 2013, giving away nearly $1bn, the Chronicle of Philanthropy said o...
by Reuters

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