Traumatised by attacks, Parisians seek comic relief

2015-11-23 22:51

Laughter is the best medicine for many Parisians seeking solace after the November 13 terror attacks that shattered so many lives.

UPDATE: Twitter recovers from partial downtime

2015-11-19 12:20

Social network Twitter experienced some connectivity problems with its website going down.

Paris: Relatives, friends of missing turn to Twitter

2015-11-14 14:45

Relatives and friends of people who were missing on Saturday following the Paris terrorist attacks have taken to Twitter in a bid to track them down.

Bird activists ruffle Frenchman's feathers

2015-11-09 21:20

A Frenchman has become an online sensation after being pictured storming out of his house in his underwear brandishing a spade to chase away bird conservationists.

Twitter to cut 8% of workforce

2015-10-13 19:01

Twitter says it will slash 8% of its workforce as newly returned chief executive Jack Dorsey seeks to carve out a strategy to boost users and revenues for the platform.

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.


Belgian police feed virtual cats

2015-11-23 17:16

Belgian police have offered a virtual bowl of pet food to internet cats to thank social media users for agreeing to pause their posts during a major anti-terrorism operation in Brussels.

Hacker groups claims to hit ISIS accounts

2015-11-17 21:30

The hacker group Anonymous has claimed to have taken out 5 500 Twitter accounts linked to the Islamic State group.

ANC probing 'mischievous' KZN conference tweet

2015-11-11 17:46

The ANC is investigating a "fake" tweet that was allegedly sent out on its official Twitter page announcing the results of its KwaZulu-Natal elective conference, seemingly before the results were announced.

Twitter to introduce voting polls

2015-10-22 07:17

The social media giant will allow its users to create voting polls with just a couple of taps, according to a statement from the company.

Twitter layoffs: It is wait and see for now

2015-10-11 12:44

Twitter is planning layoffs with engineers like to be the first in the firing line, according to a report, however the online social networking service is keeping silent for now.

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.

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