Twitter shares fall in Europe after deal interest cools

2016-10-10 15:37

Twitter Inc. fell as much as 10.6% in Frankfurt trading on Monday after potential bidders were said over the weekend to have lost interest in making offers to buy the company.

Twitter plunges 19% on report Google won't bid

2016-10-07 10:34

Twitter shares plummeted 19 percent following a report that Google has decided not to bid for the social media company.

Twitter's financial sickness in four charts

2016-09-26 17:18

As the company weighs whether to sell itself, Twitter's challenges are under a spotlight like never before.

How your tweets are getting longer

2016-09-13 11:04

Multimedia attached to tweets will not be included as part of the 140-character count from later this month.

This company used Twitter data to predict SA's election results

Positive mentions of political parties in the social media data captured and analysed in the weeks before the 2016 municipal elections, correctly identified the likely voting trends. Brandseye CEO JP Kloppers explains. Watch.

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The internet is done with Taylor Swift

2016-07-14 14:11

The internet has spoken Tay. You’re the weakest link. Now bring your torch and get packing.

The American super power of coffee opens its doors in SA

2016-04-21 10:31

Starbucks is finally here, but there are mixed reviews from the people of South Africa.

Halle Berry joined Twitter and Instagram - and her first post is topless!

2016-03-30 16:00

You can now follow Halle Berry on Twitter and Instagram! See her first post here!

One Direction leads Twitter's 2015 list of top tweets

2015-12-07 13:06

The boy band, One Direction, upstaged Obama and gay marriage to top the list of most retweeted posts of 2015.

Adele not allowed on Twitter due to drunk tweeting

2015-11-09 07:15

Adele's management banned her from using Twitter because she repeatedly "put her foot in it" by tweeting inappropriate messages while drunk.


Twitter seeks new path after bidders back off

2016-10-10 10:27

Twitter once saw interest from Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Inc. and Walt Disney Co., all of which consulted with banks on whether to acquire the social-media company.

Is Disney looking to buy Twitter?

2016-09-27 09:55

Walt Disney is working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter according to people familiar with the matter.

Instagram, Snapchat are SA's new social media hotshots

2016-09-20 14:07

Instagram and Snapchat are South Africa's fastest growing social networks, with Facebook still holding the top spot, according to a local survey.

Twitter could help ease Joburg traffic congestion soon

2016-08-29 15:14

A research team is hoping to alleviate traffic congestion in Johannesburg by harnessing the power of social media.

Chrissy Teigen: the funniest celeb mom on Twitter?

2016-07-27 10:49

Do you follow Chrissy Teigen on Twitter? Here's why you should.

#OpenUpTheIndustry turns on well-known local stars

2016-04-27 12:29

The trending hashtag #OpenUpTheIndustry was quickly used to attack local stars who frequently land top jobs.

Decoding 'funnyman' Fernando Alonso's cryptic tweet

2016-04-06 11:01

Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso is no stranger to social media and sent out a tweet using only emojis. What is the McLaren ace trying to say?

WATCH: Twitter's collective eye roll at Maimane's Planet Zuma comments

Mmusi Maimane says President Zuma was stuck out on "Planet Zuma".

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Mfeka still tweets hate

2015-11-12 12:03

Not even a court interdict has ­silenced Mazibuye African Forum leader Phumlani Mfeka.

Twitter names ex-Google exec as chairperson

2015-10-15 09:35

Twitter has appointed Omid Kordestani as its executive chairperson, the latest step in the company's turnaround efforts under new CEO Jack Dorsey.

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