Investors dump Twitter shares amid growth doubts

2015-07-30 10:06

Twitter shares have fallen after the latest update from the one-to-many messaging platform revived doubts about its growth prospects.

Turkey's military offensive sets off hasthtag war

2015-07-28 05:18

Turks and Kurds post opposing views under a hashtag launched to protest against ongoing operations of Turkish forces.

Vavi 'strengthened' by Twitter attack

2015-07-21 12:27

Former Congress of SA Trade Unions secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi is unperturbed by a Twitter backlash after he posted a birthday message for former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe which ended with the note that Motlanthe was not a thief.

Cuba parliament meets, live-tweets session for 1st time

2015-07-15 18:30

Cuba's National Assembly has met in Havana and live-tweeted the proceedings for the first time.

#GrowingUpBlack takes Twitter down memory lane

2015-07-15 12:52

Twitter timelines are filled with pictures and memes of the funny struggles black kids (though not limited to) from around the world had growing up, using the hashtag #GrowingUpBlack.

Twitter says it wants full-time CEO

2015-06-22 18:04

Twitter says it would only consider chief executive candidates who can commit full-time to the company, signaling that co-founder and interim head Jack Dorsey likely will not be picked.

Twitter under pressure to please advertisers

2015-06-15 13:08

The social network's next chief executive officer faces a crucial challenge as the company seeks to appease Wall Street after a management shakeup.

Twitter fans pay tribute to departing CEO

2015-06-12 15:08

As Twitter Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo's departure was cheered by stockholders, his fans struck a different note.

Twitter targets on-phone apps with new tool

2015-06-12 06:59

Twitter has launched a tool that takes into account what apps are on a smartphone or tablet when targeting pitches for other mini-programs people might want.

Appletiser apologises for froth over brunette ad

2015-06-08 09:19

Appletiser has apologised for causing a froth with an advert some perceived as a “blonde moment” and racist.


Fake AKA Twitter account causes more trouble

2015-07-28 17:00

There's a fake Twitter account that is causing quite a frenzy on the social media platform.

Twitter blocked in Turkey after suicide bombing

2015-07-22 14:55

Several internet service providers in Turkey blocked access to Twitter in line with a local court ruling.

Pope Francis passes 22 million Twitter followers

2015-07-15 22:30

Pope Francis surpassed 22 million Twitter followers on his multiple accounts, joining the ranks of tech-savvy entertainers and world leaders who command tens of millions of eyeballs on social media.

Fake report on $31bn Twitter takeover jitters shares

2015-07-15 16:24

A fake news report purportedly from Bloomberg about a possible $31bn takeover of Twitter has spurred a 5% surge in the social network's shares.

POTUS unscripted: Obama shows a softer side on Twitter

2015-07-07 14:28

President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even Supreme Court rulings, at all hours of the day.

Twitter to let users follow live events

2015-06-21 10:41

Twitter will start curating tweets on live events, the micro-blogging service said, as it plans major changes to make its real-time news feed more user friendly.

Twitter wilts as interim CEO gives no hope

2015-06-14 14:59

Twitter shares have given up all the gains from a CEO-exit rally after Dick Costolo's interim replacement said he's happy with the social media firm's current direction.

Twitter CEO Costolo to quit amid slump

2015-06-12 08:06

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is surrendering his post, handing the reins back to co-founder Jack Dorsey as the popular service struggles to boost its ranks of users.

Facebook declares UEFA social media victory

2015-06-08 11:52

In the ongoing battle for eyeballs between social media giants, Facebook has declared a victory after the UEFA final.

Caitlyn Jenner sets new Twitter record!

2015-06-02 08:42

Step aside Barack Obama there’s a new title holder on the popular social network, Twitter.

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