Twitter co-founder Dorsey to stay chief - report

2015-10-01 10:22

Jack Dorsey is expected to stay on as the company's chief, bringing an end its plodding search for a top executive, according to a report.

Facebook introduces video clip profile pics

2015-10-01 07:26

The social network has rolled out updates to mobile profile pages to enable users to better personalise their profiles and more easily control their privacy settings.

Parody Twitter account lightens Zimbabwe's dark days

2015-09-29 19:00

A suspected parody Twitter account of Zimbabwe's state electricity provider is itself providing citizens with some light humour.

CEO search delay underscores woes at Twitter

2015-09-21 07:20

In the fast-moving world of Silicon Valley, Twitter's search for a new chief executive is moving at a snail's pace, raising concerns about deeper woes.

10 inspiring tweets that sum up marriage in 3 words

2015-09-15 11:51

Need some marriage advice? We have rounded up some just for you.

ANC MPs told to join Twitterverse

2015-08-30 15:06

Helen Zille, Julius Malema, you’d better watch out. The ANC is fast catching up on you on Twitter.

Twitter users delight in #StrongerThanTheRand

2015-08-24 15:10

The collapse of the rand has seen a number of social network users taking to Twitter to express their frustration and humour at the value of the local currency.

Twitter drops 140 character limit for DMs

2015-08-13 10:18

Social media network Twitter has dropped the limits it uses for direct messages, the company has announced.

Twitter signs multiyear deal with NFL

2015-08-10 17:30

The National Football League has signed a multiyear partnership with Twitter to deliver video and other content to NFL fans on a daily basis.

On my radar: Pen pals go virtual

2015-08-05 11:51

In today’s digital age, the concept of ­invisible friends takes an interesting turn, thanks to social media. More and more people are creating ­cyberfriendships, ­particularly on photo-sharing platforms like Instagram, ­with people they have ­never met in person


Twitter may expand 140-character limit

2015-10-01 09:12

The social network is switching on to the idea that some things just cannot be summed up in 140 characters.

Edward Snowden joins Twitter, causes frenzy

2015-09-30 11:59

US whisleblower Edward Snowden has opened a Twitter account and quickly gathered thousands of followers.

From Idols to Nelson Mandela Bay Metro - #AskTrollip

2015-09-22 18:32

The DA's Athol Trollip has faced questions on Twitter ranging from Idols, media personality Bonang Matheba's love life, to stopping the Port Elizabeth wind, and cleaning up the Nelson Mandela Bay metro.

Social media use in South Africa is exploding with winners and losers in the space, according to a new study.

Social media use in South Africa is exploding with winners and losers in the space, according to a new study.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi opens election campaign on Facebook

2015-09-08 09:27

Just five years ago, when Aung San Suu Kyi was still under house arrest. Now the opposition leader has kicked off campaigning for Myanmar's historic general election with a Facebook post, one of many signs of how far the country have come.

Presidency warns of fake Zuma Facebook account

2015-08-29 15:37

The Presidency has warned people of a fake Facebook account purporting to be that of President Jacob Zuma.

Struggling Twitter launches new ad platform

2015-08-21 15:19

Twitter wants to boost the reach of businesses that advertise on the micro-blogging social network.

SA government leaves Twitter alone

2015-08-13 09:25

Governments around the world are increasing their efforts to compel Twitter to provide user information, except for SA.

Twitter – a merciless vampire of time and productivity

2015-08-07 13:36

Just two minutes, three at most. Okay, five. Ten. Isn’t it part of my job as a columnist to be on Twitter? says twitter addict Tom Eaton.

Twitter shares tumble on growth worries

2015-08-04 08:28

Twitter shares fell to an all-time low, weighed down by doubts that the popular messaging platform isn't growing fast enough to thrive.

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