Obama tweets, and a million follow

2015-05-19 07:56

US President Barack Obama has sent his first tweet from his very own account on Twitter, quickly amassing a million followers in five hours.

Maimane tackles offbeat tweets

2015-05-13 15:32

While a "Twitter town hall" session with new DA leader Mmusi Maimane did lead to him responding to questions on several pertinent issues, he also took the time to answer a few of the more offbeat questions.

Twittering teenagers swoon over British Labour leader

2015-04-22 16:49

Lampooned by detractors as a socially awkward geek, British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has received a pre-election boost from an unlikely source - hundreds of young, mostly female, Britons who have declared their love for him.

Disturbing new #KylieJennerChallenge is definitely NSFW!

2015-04-21 10:43

#KylieJennerChallenge is trending on Twitter and it's too disturbing to even think of trying! Warning: these images are NSFW!

Zanu-PF rejects anti-EFF tweet

2015-04-20 23:00

A tweet in which Zanu-PF allegedly called for EFF MPs to be burnt alive for delaying a xenophobia debate is "totally fake", a party spokesperson says.

Adventurous raccoon makes 58-storey climb

2015-04-18 07:16

A death-defying raccoon has caused a sensation in Toronto for climbing a crane about 213m up a downtown skyscraper.

AKA quits Twitter!

2015-04-17 11:00

The rapper has handed his Twitter account over to his PR and management team.

Twitter becomes flood rescue tool

2015-04-14 22:21

As a social networking tool used by millions, Twitter can be a great help in disaster operations, say researchers.

Zimbabweans savage #SoFarSoGood

2015-04-10 18:54

#SoFarSoGood was supposed to be a feelgood hashtag for Zimbabweans to adopt ahead of the 35th anniversary of independence, but it has backfired.

Chris Rock in Twitter storm over 'driving while black'

2015-04-09 09:51

Comedian Chris Rock has caused controversy on social media by posting pictures of police stopping him while driving.


Social media useful to find a job

2015-05-14 13:05

Social media is useful for people seeking employment.

Twitter unveils 'Highlights' to help users catch up

2015-04-24 09:46

Twitter has rolled out a new feature aimed at helping users sift through the large number of tweets on their feed each day.

Twitter moves to stem violent threats, abuse

2015-04-21 21:15

Twitter has began implementing a new policy aimed at curbing use of the social network to incite violence, and to crack down on abuse and harassment on the service.

Twitter expands privacy on direct messages

2015-04-21 07:39

Twitter has said it was making it easier to take direct messages private.

Govt warns perpetrators of xenophobic violence: We will find you

2015-04-19 12:30

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has warned perpetrators of xenophobic violence will face the full might of the law.

Foundation: Unnerving insights

2015-04-17 15:39

Last week Cees Bruggemans published an article about the statue furore. He talks about the mixed reactions he received and provides some food for thought.

Iggy Azalea returns to social media thanks to Britney Spears

2015-04-16 16:00

Iggy Azalea is "so excited" about her collaboration with Britney Spears, she had to let everyone know on Twitter.

Angry Pulane hits back at 'haters'

2015-04-13 14:29

She's soooo over people hating on her. (Warning: explicit use of language)

Here are the top 10 SA celebs who rule Twitter!

2015-04-10 07:00

Here is a list of the top 10 celebs you should be following on Twitter.

Driving selfie goes viral

2015-04-08 23:08

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport has slammed the "irresponsible behaviour" of a Durban student whose selfies taken while driving went viral.

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