Predicting the future

2017-08-25 14:43

BrandsEye analyses social media users’ conversations to determine how they feel about a particular topic in order to predict outcomes.

Twitter still free on MTN, but now capped

2017-06-16 08:12

Network provider MTN says their free Twitter access has not been cancelled, but rather capped.

6 Social media food accounts you need to be following

2017-04-09 06:00

In partnership with City Press.

No doctor-patient relationship, Noakes lawyer argues

2017-04-06 12:27

Twitter doesn't allow for a doctor-patient relationship, as the platform is non-confidential, Tim Noakes' lawyer Michael van der Nest says, as arguments wrapped up in the HSPCA hearing.

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

2017-03-31 11:32

Twitter is easing its 140-character limit in replies

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.


#SocialMediaBlackout - MEMES

2017-06-20 16:54

South African poet and activist Ntsiki Mazwai has called on South Africans to boycott all social media platforms from midnight.

Google Maps moves Presidency Office after Saxonwold listing

2017-04-12 21:48

In an apparent hoax, the address for the South African Presidency was briefly listed as a premises in the plush residential area of Saxonwold, home of the controversial Gupta family on Google Maps.

'Twitter Lite' aims at emerging markets

2017-04-06 16:27

Twitter on Thursday unveiled a low-data usage version of the social network, which aims to bring in users in emerging markets and areas with slow or expensive mobile networks.

Twitter drops egg icon in battle with internet 'trolls'

2017-04-04 08:53

An egg icon that for years marked profiles of new Twitter users was gone on Monday, a victim of "trolls" who often hid behind them to launch anonymous online attacks.

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?

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