WATCH: Helen Zille's history of Twitter upsets

Helen Zille has faced a backlash from Twitter users following her latest posts which appeared to argue for, in her opinion, the positive aspects of colonialism. This is not the first time the Western Cape Premier has been controversial on social media. Watch.

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How you could get banned on Twitter

2017-02-08 07:18

Twitter has announced that they will identify, permanently suspend and stop abusive users from creating new accounts.

Could the @realDonaldTrump please stand up?

2017-01-24 10:59

Twitter followers of Former US President Barack Obama unwittingly ended up following current US President, Donald Trump during migration of the @POTUS account.

Twitter takes another blow as technology head resigns

2016-12-21 12:20

Twitter’s chief technology officer is leaving, another blow to the social-media company’s top ranks just weeks after its chief operating officer resigned.

Here are Twitter's top 10 hashtags for 2016

2016-12-07 16:56

As 2016 draws to a close, social network Twitter is choosing to celebrate highlights throughout the year with the #ThisHappened hashtag.

What happens to Obama’s Twitter account when he’s not president anymore?

2016-11-02 06:00

What happens to President Barack Obama's 11.1 million Twitter followers on Inauguration Day?

More changes await Twitter users as service tries to grow

2016-10-28 09:46

Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered communications service tries to broaden its appeal to more people and advertisers

Twitter to slash 300 jobs this week

2016-10-25 09:24

Twitter Inc. is planning widespread job cuts, to be announced as soon as this week, according to people familiar with the matter.

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.


Twitter, Netflix plan brief opposing Trump immigration order

2017-02-06 08:18

Technology companies including Twitter and Netflix plan to submit legal documents condemning President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, adding to the industry’s growing opposition to the policy, according to people familiar with the matter.

Twitter: Obama's 'thank you' tweet his most popular ever

2017-01-11 21:31

President Barack Obama's tweet following his farewell address to the nation has become the most popular post on the presidential account

10 times James Blunt blessed us on Twitter in 2016

2016-12-16 08:01

James Blunt is our absolute favourite to follow on Twitter!

Is Twitter's new product VP a social network 'noob'?

2016-12-02 10:50

Twitter’s new vice president of product, Keith Coleman, has only tweeted 146 times in nine years and has less than 1 200 followers on the social network.

Twitter plots new path after merger talks fail

2016-10-28 13:48

Twitter said it has a path to growth and profitability, even as the struggling social network unveiled hefty job cuts and more losses after talks to find a buyer collapsed.

Twitter to cut 350 jobs despite positive earnings

2016-10-27 14:07

A week after Twitter's attempts to sell slipped away, the social media company on Thursday reported better-than-expected third-quarter financials.

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.

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