The writer of a popular self-care Twitter account revealed he's been pretending to be a black woman online, and people are angry

2019-10-13 16:50

As 'Nicole,' Isaiah Hickland dished out health and wellness advice to women, even recommending ways to lessen the pain of periods.

A Twitter chief is also a reservist for the British Army’s information warfare unit

2019-10-04 21:35

Twitter's "head of editorial" in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa also works part-time for the British Army's information unit, the 77th Brigade.

An art student trained her pet rat to make paintings with his feet — and it's delightful

2019-09-24 09:08

Pictures of Darius and his artwork have gone viral on Twitter and Tumblr. His owner Amalie Markota Andersen told Insider that it makes her happy.

Chrissy Teigen quickly deleted a tweet that revealed her email address, but not before fans noticed and started FaceTiming her

2019-09-18 15:54

Teigen actually posted a video of her picking up one of the calls, saying: "Was 100% sure this would be a penis but nope just a nice stranger."

This bride who never wanted to get married, until now, wore black when she tied the knot, here's why

2019-09-14 13:56

Some brides are anxious about their big day and from a young age, most women spend a lot of time dreaming about their wedding day. But that was not the case for this Capetonian.

Elon Musk just discovered that Chad and Romania have almost identical flags — but they're not the only lookalikes

2019-09-09 11:37

Tesla CEO Elon Musk turned to Twitter to question why countries like Chad and Romania have almost identical flags.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he doesn't currently have a phone number after his account was hacked to send out racist tweets

2019-09-04 17:36

Jack Dorsey alluded to the hack of his account in a Twitter exchange with New York Times journalist Kate Conger.

When Marmite drops a major ‘bomb’ and leaves Twitter divided

2019-08-20 12:05

The ingenious idea that will never leave your jar half empty, Marmite style of course.

A R5.9 billion yacht rumoured to be owned by Jeff Bezos went viral, but Amazon says it’s not his

2019-08-04 12:59

The 'Flying Fox' yacht, rumoured to be worth R5.9 billion and owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos – though Amazon says it isn't his – was spotted off the coast of Turkey in photos on Twitter.


“Your salary can’t afford that”: SA tweets on #SalaryDepression

2019-10-10 16:23

The SARB recently revealed that local salary growth was the lowest ever.

TweetDeck is back up

2019-10-02 08:07

TweetDeck, the dashboard management app for Twitter, is back up, after being down temporarily.

We fact-checked 5 popular conspiracy theories about tech companies, from Apple making iPhones obsolete to Facebook secretly activating your microphone

2019-09-22 12:05

Most of the major conspiracy theories circulating about big tech are demonstrably false, but a few of them have kernels of truth.

People just learned the weird way cashews are grown and they have so many questions

2019-09-15 16:10

It all started when Collen Ballinger tweeted a picture of the nuts growing on a cashew tree. Then Twitter had, as they say, a field day.

A pastor becomes 'a casualty of your drive-by tweeting war' after Trump accidentally tagged him in an insulting tweet meant for a journalist

2019-09-11 13:02

Rev. Jonathan Carl was accidentally targeted by Trump supporters after the president tagged him instead of ABC's Jonathan Karl in an insulting tweet.

Twitter has temporarily switched off tweeting by SMS thanks to its CEO Jack Dorsey getting hacked

2019-09-06 10:52

Last week, a hacker group called the "Chuckling Squad" gained access to Dorsey's account and used it to tweet racist and anti-Semitic slurs.

This video of a bird — or is it a rabbit? — is going viral on Twitter, and people are seriously confused

2019-08-21 14:26

The internet loves a good optical illusion, especially when it involves adorable animals. Can you tell if this video shows a rabbit or a bird?

Trump calls China's Xi a 'great leader' and proposes a personal meeting to solve the escalating crisis in Hong Kong as China beefs up military presence near Hong Kong

2019-08-15 13:58

Trump said in a tweet on Wednesday that China's President Xi Jinping could end the protests in Hong Kong 'quickly and humanely' if he wanted to.

A 24-year-old man asked Twitter to help him edit his ex out of a Grand Canyon photo, and thousands of people got creative

2019-08-06 17:33

While some users simply removed her — or him — from the photo, others managed to get politicians, celebrities, and film sets involved.

Twitter acquired a startup for more than R320 million last quarter, and it's probably this London AI company

2019-08-01 12:17

Twitter spent the cash to acquire a startup for more than $20 million, and it won't say what it was.

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