ARTICLES RELATING TO TWITTER

The #WhyILeft, #WhyIStayed hashtags go viral

2014-09-09 14:22

A video of an American footballer, abusing his now-wife, has leaked on the internet, and abuse survivors have used it as a way to tell their stories.

What's this fascination with light skins?

2014-07-24 09:05

The light skin vs dark skin debate is prevalent on Twitter; to the extent where dark skinned girls don't want to post pictures of themselves, writes Edwin Mbugua.

How NOT to #Hashtag

2014-07-22 00:00

Since the hashtag’s introduction to Facebook, they’ve become just another way for you to sound like a dweeb on the internet.

Rookie astronaut takes to Twitter to share life in space

2014-06-11 08:18

First-time astronaut Reid Wiseman arrived at the International Space Station two weeks ago, but zero gravity still surprises him.

Tim Noakes anti-banting twitter takeover

2014-05-21 11:14

Banting banter, will the real Tim Noakes please stand up?

4 reasons to fear Elsa from Frozen

2014-04-25 14:41

Hilarious thoughts on Disney's Frozen from a kid on the internet.

Would you tweet in an emergency?

2014-04-08 09:00

When things go wrong, is the internet your first port of call? This dad of three makes the case for the low-tech way.

AgangSA on tweets: There's no polite way to say it

2014-03-31 14:10

AgangSA says the party's Twitter account wasn't hacked and that it takes full responsibility for controversial tweets - including one comparing President Jacob Zuma to rapper Drake.

Turkish court stops Twitter blockage

2014-03-26 17:52

A Turkish court has upheld an appeal to end a blockage of Twitter which has provoked public outrage,though it was not immediately clear whether that meant the bar would be removed.

15 things we hate about Twitter #sorrynotsorry

2014-03-18 17:49

Trolls, spam bots and retweeting compliments are just some of the things that gets our blood boiling on Twitter. In fact, we have a whole list.

Facebook saved me from my husband

2014-03-14 15:08

A Kentucky woman used Facebook to save her from a brutal bout of domestic violence. She believes it might have saved her life

Kickstart your health with nutrition chat on Twitter

2014-02-17 14:22

On 19 February the Association of Dietetics in South Africa (Adsa) will be hosting a twitter talk on nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle.

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Michelle Solomon, a rape survivor, shares her feelings on being attacked via social media.

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Mom live-tweets home birth

2014-01-10 11:05

New mom takes to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to record every step of her home birth. (Warning: Explicit images)

Tweet a seedling for World Food Day

2013-10-11 13:27

Take part and tweet to plant 30 000 seedlings for World Food Day.

Researchers’ tweets move science forward

2013-09-12 05:00

Researchers are using Twitter to increase the impact of their research.

1-in-5 tweets divulge user location

2013-09-04 08:21

A new study shows that many Twitter users may be revealing more than just their opinion when they tweet. #doyouknowwhoswatchingyou?

#TwitPicYourKuku

2013-08-06 00:00

Last week women posted pictures of their vaginas on Twitter. Talk about putting it all out there.

Best tweets of the week

2013-08-02 09:28

Your weekly roundup of the best celeb (and random) tweets.

How NOT to #Hashtag

2013-07-30 00:00

Since the hashtag’s introduction to Facebook, they’ve become just another way for you to sound like a dweeb on the internet.

Glee stars pay tribute on Twitter

2013-07-15 08:59

Friends and Glee cast members of Cory Monteith took to Twitter to pay tribute after news broke of his sudden death.

Twitter a popular source for vaccination info

2013-05-31 08:23

More and more people are turning to Twitter to glean information about vaccines, research shows.

Life advice for kids

2013-05-20 11:35

Real parents share the important life advice every child should know.

 

How NOT to #Hashtag

2014-07-23 13:00

Since the hashtag’s introduction to Facebook, they’ve become just another way for you to sound like a dweeb on the internet.

Did Mariah Carey try to catfish us with this “selfie” from 1997?

2014-06-17 10:58

The singer posted a collage to Twitter recently which contained a 17-year-old photo of herself. Could it have been a mistake? Or was she trying to trick us?

My online tribe

2014-05-16 11:00

Where do we look for support, advice and a feeling of belonging? To our online communities, says this mom.

4 reasons to fear Elsa from Frozen

2014-04-24 15:50

Hilarious thoughts on Disney's Frozen from the funniest kid on the internet.

Tweet of the day

2014-04-04 14:11

A tweet or two every day (or not, it depends) that were popular on the social network and related to the 2014 election in some kind of way.

Has Agang's Twitter account been hacked? You won't believe these tweets

2014-03-31 10:50

The party led by Mamphela Ramphele, AgangSA, seems to have a social media editor gone rogue, or its account could possibly have been hacked.

15 things we hate about Twitter #sorrynotsorry

2014-03-20 11:30

Trolls, spam bots and retweeting compliments are just some of the things that gets our blood boiling on Twitter. In fact, we have a whole list.

Facebook saved me from my husband

2014-03-17 16:00

A Kentucky woman used Facebook to save her from a brutal bout of domestic violence, she believes it might have saved her life

How NOT to #Hashtag

2014-02-18 18:00

Since the hashtag’s introduction to Facebook, they’ve become just another way for you to sound like a dweeb on the internet.

Michelle Solomon on her war with David Bullard

2014-02-06 08:53

Michelle Solomon, a rape survivor, shares her feelings on being attacked via social media.

Lady Gaga helps fans embrace their differences

2014-01-15 08:48

Lady Gaga enables her more than 40 million Twitter followers to embrace their differences and provide emotional support to others, researchers say.

Porn video goes viral by accident

2013-12-15 15:00

Well-meaning Facebook fans give child porn video 16 000 shares.

Would you book a hotel using Twitter?

2013-11-19 11:07

A hotel chain has introduced a social booking service, where people can book a room using Twitter. Would you trust this?

Researchers’ tweets move science forward

2013-09-11 08:51

Researchers are using Twitter to increase the impact of their research.

Would you tweet in an emergency?

2013-08-26 15:00

When things go wrong, is the internet your first port of call? This dad of three makes the case for the low-tech way.

Best tweets of the week

2013-08-05 17:15

Your weekly roundup of the best celeb (and random) tweets.

#TwitPicYourKuku

2013-07-30 16:30

Last week women posted pictures of their vaginas on Twitter. Talk about putting it all out there.

#TwitPicYourKuku

2013-07-29 00:00

Last week women posted pictures of their vaginas on Twitter. Talk about putting it all out there.

Zombie parents, zombie kids

2013-06-05 14:35

Are parents who are tech addicts raising their kids to be junkies, too?

Teens are sharing more online

2013-05-22 09:33

Teenagers are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites, but taking steps to protect their privacy online, a study shows.

'Public breastfeeding is offensive'

2013-05-15 14:25

Does a mother feeding her baby in public offend you? See what these users had to say.

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