9 ways SA firms fail on social media

2015-03-27 13:29

Social media is with us, yet few companies are truly aware of how to use the medium to engage with the public in general, and consumers specifically.

Twitter opens Hong Kong office

2015-03-11 11:03

Twitter has opened a Hong Kong office, its first in the Greater China region.

2 loose llamas run amok in the US, media goes wild

2015-02-27 08:54

Two quick-footed llamas that dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community have been captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.

Twitter exec account shoots tweet spam

2015-02-11 07:55

An official Twitter account for the company's chief financial officer has unleashed a barrage of spam posts in what may have been a hack or a glitch.

Ryan Gosling rejoins Twitter to promote his new film Lost Rover

2015-02-07 12:00

Ryan Gosling has rejoined Twitter to promote his new movie Lost Rover after taking a two-year break.

Twitter boss confirms Google 'relationship'

2015-02-06 08:44

Twitter chief Dick Costolo has said that "a relationship" with Google has been rekindled, but he was coy on the details.

News24 on that tweet

2015-02-04 14:02

Tweeting in your personal capacity is one thing, from a corporate account, well, that’s a whole new social media beast....

Facebook, Twitter lock horns for Super Bowl glory

2015-02-03 08:01

Facebook and Twitter have released a barrage of data and slick animations to claim the title of most-popular social network.

Speaking out on Facebook could cost you your job

2015-02-02 10:40

In the words of the Black Eyed Peas, "Just shut up, shut up": It may be better to guard your opinions on social media - and keep your job, according to a law expert.

Taylor Swift shakes off hacking on social media

2015-01-28 08:22

Taylor Swift has mocked a hacker who took over her social media accounts and threatened to release nude pictures, with the pop star saying none existed.


Local girl speaks out after leaked nude photos get her trending on Twitter

2015-03-19 12:56

After trending on Twitter for three days, Pulane Lenkoe has spoken out about her leaked nude photos ordeal.

46 000 ISIS Twitter accounts

2015-03-07 06:45

At least 46 000 Twitter accounts have been linked to supporters of ISIS in late 2014.

Bad day for Newsweek, Delta & top Twitter exec as social-media accounts hacked

2015-02-12 11:29

Newsweek has regained control of its Twitter account in less than 15 minutes but not before it had threatened the family of Barack Obama.

Russia triples Twitter removal requests

2015-02-10 16:30

Data released by Twitter shows that Russia nearly tripled its requests in the past six months to remove posts critical of the government.

Twitter steps up growth push as pressure builds

2015-02-06 16:00

The social network is stepping up efforts to boost its user base and monetisation as the messaging platform faces pressure from lackluster growth.

Argentine leader causes furore after 'mocking' Chinese accent

2015-02-05 14:40

Embattled Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, while on a state visit to China seeking badly needed investment, has caused a furore by joking about her hosts' accents on Twitter.

Twitter expands ads to outside websites, apps

2015-02-04 09:00

Twitter unveiled plans Tuesday to sell ads that run outside its own platform in what could be the start of a broader advertising network.

UK doc's human touch tweets touch many

2015-02-02 16:57

A terminally-ill British doctor's campaign encouraging healthcare workers to introduce themselves to their patients and make a human connection has gained hundreds of thousands of followers.

Expert: War against ISIS spreads to Twitter

2015-01-29 05:00

The fight against Islamic State jihadists is taking place online as well on the battlefield, with 18 000 Twitter accounts linked to the group suspended in recent months.

How Twitter saved us during the social media meltdown!

2015-01-27 10:43

While Facebook and Instagram were down, Twitter was thankfully there to save the day!

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