mxit

  1. Jan

    Facebook outage shows SA government must support development of next Mxit - Minister

    South Africa needs a new Mxit — Minister South Africa’s new communications minister said this week’s outage of Facebook Inc. apps and services is a reminder the government can do more to support the development of local social-media platforms. The creation of Naspers-backed messenger service...
  2. Jan

    How WhatsApp killed Mxit and BBM in South Africa

    The rise of WhatsApp in South Africa — and how it can fall WhatsApp didn’t stumble into dominance. It grew into the dominant force in mobile messaging over many years, and it could be overtaken by its competition if it repeats the mistakes of the platforms it defeated. Even though WhatsApp...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Mxit's rise and demise

    Mxit's rise and demise Former Mxit CEO Alan Knott-Craig said misunderstanding what Mxit really was, and not building a modern smartphone app from scratch, resulted in the demise of the messaging platform. Launched in 2003 by Clockspeed Mobile, Mxit offered an affordable alternative to costly...
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    A history of Mxit in South Africa

    A history of Mxit in South Africa As Mxit shuts its doors, here are key statistics about the once giant South African social network.
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Mxit could have been WhatsApp: Jordaan

    Mxit could have been WhatsApp: Jordaan The former chief executive officer of FNB, Michael Jordaan, has expressed his disappointment at Mxit’s commercial closure.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    Facebook fixes iPhone battery drain issue

    Facebook fixes iPhone battery drain issue Facebook has released version 42 of its iPhone application, which will fix the battery drain problems users have reported.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Mxit is losing users by the millions

    Mxit is losing users by the millions The number of monthly active users on mobile social network Mxit has fallen drastically since 2014.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Mxit is the best web app ever: Knott-Craig Jnr

    Mxit is the best web app ever: Knott-Craig Jnr Instant messaging service Mxit is the best web application ever to be created in Africa, according to Alan Knott-Craig Jnr.
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Mxit’s big battle with WhatsApp, Facebook

    Mxit’s big battle against WhatsApp, Facebook Mxit is struggling to stay relevant in the South African mobile messaging market, where big international players are dominating
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Most popular social platforms in SA

    Most popular social platforms in South Africa A new report from We Are Social reveals how popular services such as WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter are in South Africa
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    ANC wins Mxit app award

    ANC wins Mxit app award The ANC has won an award for creating the largest political app on social networking site Mxit, the party said on Monday
  12. jes

    Stellenbosch free WiFi in chaos?

    Stellenbosch free WiFi chaos The Stellenbosch free WiFi project seems to be in disarray, with different stakeholders giving mixed reports on the state of the network
  13. QuintonB

    MTN launches new Internet bundles

    New MTN Internet Services MTN has unveiled a new range of Internet Service bundles, priced between R10 and R39 per month
  14. jes

    Most popular mobile messaging apps in South Africa

    Most popular mobile messaging apps in South Africa WhatsApp vs Facebook vs Mxit vs BBM –Effective Measure’s South African Mobile Report reveals which mobile IM service is the most popular in South Africa
  15. jes

    8 WhatsApp replacements

    8 WhatsApp alternatives Have a principle objection to Facebook? Or perhaps the campaign against third-party WhatsApp APIs is getting you down?
  16. jes

    WhatsApp is a hit in SA

    WhatsApp is a hit in SA More than half of South African adult cellphone users living in cities and towns are using WhatsApp
  17. QuintonB

    Mxit 7 launches on feature phones

    Mxit 7 launched Mxit announced the launch of Mxit 7 for feature phones, to be followed by versions for iPhone and iPad
  18. jes

    Mxit 7 launch plans

    Mxit 7 launch plans Social networking platform, Mxit is gearing up to release the fully redesigned version 7 next week
  19. jes

    WhatsApp vs BBM vs Mxit vs 2go in South Africa

    WhatsApp vs BBM vs Mxit vs 2go in South Africa New statistics from World Wide Worx and Fuseware reveal that competition among mobile instant messengers is hotter than ever
  20. jes

    Free Wi-Fi is not for you

    Free Wi-Fi is not for you The Tshwane metropolitan municipality’s free Wi-Fi project is for the “have-nots”, not the “haves”, according to Knott-Craig Jr
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