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Health workers, emergency personnel and security services have taken to Twitter to express their pledge to serve amid the coronavirus lockdown. This is what they have said.
Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said he will reconsider working remotely from Africa in 2020 due to the coronavirus and "everything else going on."
Twitter staff across the world have been asked to work from home in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly new coronavirus epidemic.
DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille says many people are "delighted" that she has been "drawing the line" against what she calls "fauxragers" on social media, a term coined to describe what she believes is fake outrage.
Following TV news channel eNCA's decision to fire its director of news, Kanthan Pillay, over his "rats" tweet, a digital specialist has advised people to "always think before they tweet" to avoid landing in hot water.
Instagram chief Adam Mosseri says that a test of hiding "likes" at the image and photo sharing social network will spread to the US.
South African social media is all abuzz with wedding fever as people discover and celebrate their new favourite couple – all set off by the #KFCProposal on Twitter. Here is who has pledged what to their nuptials so far.
Twitter has said it would stop accepting political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing concerns over misinformation from politicians on social media.
Mmusi Maimane may be going through a rough time after stepping down as DA leader and resigning from the party, but he has found apparent support in the form of EFF leader Julius Malema.
The public enterprises minister warned that there were worrying anti-democratic trends developing globally and making their way into South Africa.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has had his Twitter wings clipped - and he took to Twitter to moan about it.
As coronavirus fears continued to mount, Twitter expanded its ban on "dehumanising language" to include disease.
Twitter said on that it had discovered attempts by possible state-backed actors to access the phone numbers associated with user accounts, after a security researcher unearthed a flaw in the company's "contacts upload" feature.
Student Sandisiwe Msomi saved R23 400 in small change over a year, which she will now use to pay for the registration fees of her second academic year.
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is funding research aimed at changing the way information circulates on social media - with the goal of combating online violence, hate and disinformation.
Hector Mkansi and Nonhlanhla Soldaat, the couple who has captured the hearts of thousands of South Africans after a video of Mkansi proposing inside a KFC went viral, have expressed their gratitude to the kindness and warmth they have received.
Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face US charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has apologised for incorrectly accusing a Springboks fan of wearing an old South African flag around his shoulders at the Rugby World Cup game against Wales.
Twitter says world leaders are "not above" the rules of the online platform and could see their messages removed or demoted for egregious conduct violating its terms of service.
Twitter has apologised after 'inadvertently' using phone numbers and email addresses for advertising even though the personal data was provided for account security.
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