Twitter trolls 'frightening' in fight-back against corruption - Gordhan

2019-10-12 13:33

The public enterprises minister warned that there were worrying anti-democratic trends developing globally and making their way into South Africa.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey heading to South Africa in November

2019-10-07 14:41

Dorsey, in a recent tweet, announced that he'll be visiting Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa for the duration of the month.

Trump tweets increasingly moving markets - report

2019-09-09 22:00

Donald Trump has been tweeting more than ever in recent months and is also moving financial markets more, according to a new report by JPMorgan Chase that analysed the US president's Twitter habit.

'I wish you all the best in getting the law right'- Mkhwebane, De Vos in snippy Twitter tussle

2019-09-01 13:13

Under fire Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and constitutional law expert Professor Pierre De Vos have exchanged quippy barbs on Twitter over her position and their respective understandings of the law.

Trump challenges ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users

2019-08-24 14:47

A federal appeals court previously ruled he violated the US Constitution by blocking people whose views his disliked.

Twitter, Facebook stocks fall on shooting regulations

2019-08-05 22:01

Twitter is on track for its biggest one-day drop since February and Facebook's plunge from this year's high accelerated as investors weighed the prospect of government oversight following the shootings over the weekend.

Twitter adds 5 million users, sales top estimates

2019-07-29 07:55

Twitter reported sales that beat Wall Street expectations as the social media company attracted millions of new users with better ways of sorting users’ feeds and more relevant notifications.

Twitter moves to curb hate speech based on religion

2019-07-11 08:20

Twitter is moving to filter out inappropriate content based on religion as part of its effort to curb hate speech.

Former SARS commissioner Tom Moyane decides to join Twitter after all

2019-07-09 12:29

Its official. Axed SARS commissioner Tom Moyane has decided to join Twitter weeks after he said a fake account had been created in his name.

Twitter annonces action against politicians' rule-breaking tweets

2019-06-27 18:48

Twitter says it would label and deprioritise tweets from politicians that break its rules


Twitter admits phone numbers meant for security used for ads

2019-10-09 08:55

Twitter has apologised after 'inadvertently' using phone numbers and email addresses for advertising even though the personal data was provided for account security.

Twitter account that 'exposed' alleged rapists suspended

2019-09-12 16:17

The Twitter account @helpsurvivers, which "exposed" men when Twitter users tweeted allegations of rape against them, has been suspended.

Twitter CEO hack highlights dangers of 'SIM swap' fraud

2019-09-04 20:54

Even with considerable security precautions in place, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey became the victim of an embarrassing compromise when attackers took control of his account on the platform by hijacking his phone number.

Erratic messages from Twitter CEO account suggest hack

2019-08-30 22:25

A series of erratic and offensive messages appearing on the account of Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey on Friday suggest his account had been hacked.

Chinese paper attacks Twitter and Facebook for shutting accounts

2019-08-21 08:18

Twitter and Facebook’s move to close accounts that the companies said were backed by China and attempting to manipulate news about the protests in Hong Kong drew swift backlash from Chinese state media and internet users.

Twitter fakes: Zondo, Mogoeng 'tweets' are from parody accounts, warns office

2019-07-31 13:10

Those tweets you thought came from Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo actually don't.

Twitter moves to curb hate speech based on religion

2019-07-11 11:33

Twitter is moving to filter out inappropriate content based on religion as part of its effort to curb hate speech.

Trump can't block Twitter critics, court affirms

2019-07-09 18:11

A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision.

G20 | Democrats visit migrant centres: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-28 05:47

World leaders descend on Osaka for G20 | Democratic hopefuls journey to child migrant camp; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Lucky fish! Trevor Manuel gifts Mboweni bag of pilchards in nod to his cooking

2019-06-25 14:23

While Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is well known for managing the country's finances, it is his love of cooking that has really got tongues wagging.

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