Instigator of viral Twitter thread (men bragging about hurting women) says "I just wanted to know what people's experiences are"

2018-11-13 16:44

Calvin Duncan says the Twitter thread was innocent and him cheering on those commenting was an attempt to keep the thread "lit".

There’s a chance men on viral Twitter thread can be fired or criminally charged for their posts

2018-11-12 11:13

Not just banter, there are consequences to what these men have shared about how they've mistreated women in the past.

'There is really nothing to worry about'- Mboweni on his recent social media posts threatening war against editors

2018-11-10 20:39

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) says it is deeply disturbed by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s social media posts threatening war against editors.

Female cop under fire after posting to Instagram an image in uniform while showing off tattoo

2018-11-01 15:10

Pinetown police officer constable Sanele Sophazi has stirred up controversy after she shared an image of herself while in SAPS uniform with a visible tattoo.

Mediclinic came up with a cheap way to decorate a hospital - but now there's an angry backlash

2018-10-30 15:50

A photography "competition" had to be scrapped amid an outcry on social media.

Gigaba ‘hack’ raises questions about ministers’ phone security

2018-10-29 16:56

Home Affairs’ Minister Malusi Gigaba’s revelation that his phone had allegedly been hacked and a compromising video of himself was leaked, has raised concerns about the security of Cabinet ministers’ digital devices.

To tweet or not to tweet? Tito Mboweni asks Twitter users

2018-10-27 15:32

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has been pondering on whether he should hand over his Twitter account to officials at National Treasury or whether he should continue to tweet in his personal capacity.


2018-10-25 12:32

The family of the late iconic Motswako rapper Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known as HHP asked for privacy during this time of mourning.

Dr Sindi van Zyl, Dr Musa, Dr Lex - doctors you didn't think were doctors because they're famous

2018-10-24 10:31

These are not your average doctors, they boast large social media followings and are trusted voices in other media platforms.


She left me 'because I don't have money' - heartbroken man's post goes viral

2018-11-13 13:10

"Sometimes I think I should just kill myself," the man told the Humans of New York blog.

Study says local Twitter users boost influence

2018-11-11 21:00

Twitter users are influential in their social circles and share their recommendations and assessments regularly, more so than the average internet user

It's not always what it seems: False flags, parody accounts and social media

2018-11-07 14:43

A "false flag" campaign tries to give the appearance that a particular person or group of people is responsible for conduct perpetrated by others.

4 things Twitter should be working on and leaving the like button alone

2018-10-31 08:47

The social media platform is rumoured to be taking that little heart icon away and people are not happy.

Investigation reveals political interference on SA Twitter

2018-10-30 05:43

An investigation by data analytics blog Superlinear has provided fascinating revelations about political influences on Twitter.

Protect yourself: how to avoid being a victim of revenge porn

2018-10-29 13:27

Following the leak of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba’s sexually explicit video, we share a few ways to avoid being a victim of revenge porn.

WATCH: Why you shouldn't make sex tapes, and why it's a crime to share them

2018-10-29 06:02

Lawyer and social media expert Emma Sadleir has warned that anyone who redistributes personal sexual videos is committing a criminal offence.

Tesla's Musk says Tweet that cost him $20m was `worth it'

2018-10-27 15:17

Elon Musk says he is signing off Twitter for a few days, shortly after tweeting that his $20m penalty was "worth it"

'Can the sun protect us from itself?' – Cape Town Twitter reacts to heatwave

2018-10-24 12:40

Summer hasn't even officially arrived and Capetonians have already had enough.

Why it will be the best thing when cancel culture is cancelled

2018-10-22 22:22

Shouldn't most people get the benefit of the doubt after they’ve made a mistake?

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