2019-02-13 14:30

New dad, Khaya Mthethwa has rubbed some social media users up the wrong way.

This is why Black Twitter is speaking Afrikaans

2019-02-08 15:29

“Afrikaans” has been trending for the past 24 hours on South African Twitter as hundreds of users changed their profiles to resemble Afrikaners.

There's an animal hiding in this optical illusion, but you have to shake your head to see it

2019-01-27 11:29

To reveal the secret animal hidden inside this optical illusion, you might attract some stares — you have to shake your head to see it.

This is how social network apps affect your mood

2019-01-10 17:24

According to a recent study by market research firm Murphy Research and social network Snapchat, Twitter users are often left feeling anxious and depressed, while Snapchat is dubbed the "feel-good" app.

PICS: Here's what Mzansi had for Xmas lunch as #PostYourPlate trends on Twitter

2018-12-25 22:22

For some, Christmas is a time of mingling and meeting loved ones; for others, it is all about the food that is served.

5 things you need to know in SA business today and 32 very real things Donald Trump tweeted in 2018

2018-12-21 06:56

Load-shedding to return in January, scary numbers from Sars, and things Donald Trump actually, genuinely, cross-our-hearts, said on Twitter.

84% of black women are abused and harassed by other Twitter users

2018-12-20 10:05

Twitter is toxic for women, black women especially, according to an Amnesty International study.

Our favourite funny tweets in South Africa this year

2018-12-16 08:30

Business Insider South Africa looked back at some of the funniest tweets in the country the past year.


2018-12-12 14:30

Winner of Vuzu’s Hip-Hop reality show, The Hustle, Flex Rabanyan has admitted to paying payola to have his song playlisted on one of the major radio stations.


Twitter has 126 million daily users. That's 48% fewer than Snapchat, but it says the numbers aren't comparable

2019-02-09 12:26

Donald Trump's favorite social network finally disclosed its daily user count, and it looks anemic compared with those of rivals.

Angry, racist comments about Meghan Markle are so bad that Kensington Palace and Instagram have stepped in

2019-01-29 15:38

The Duchess of Sussex was also the target of a racial hate crime in February 2018, when a packet of white powder was sent to her with a racist note.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says Mark Zuckerberg once served him a goat he apparently killed himself

2019-01-27 20:58

It was cold, and Dorsey ate a salad instead.

The ‘perfect’ world of social media

2019-01-16 11:03

Be careful not to lose yourself in the hype of social media

The Japanese billionaire who booked a place on Elon Musk's moon voyage has now posted the most retweeted tweet of all time

2019-01-08 12:12

Thanks to a promise of money, Yusaku Maezawa now holds a Twitter record.

People are tweeting photos of cats hiding in Christmas trees, making for some IRL brainteasers

2018-12-20 21:06

Twitter users are sharing photos of the hottest new cat hangout — their Christmas trees. Can you find them all?

Twitter 'Tug of War' winner pulls Datsun GO all the way to Krugersdorp

2018-12-19 13:35

During December, Datsun challenged South Africans to pull the newly launched GO all the way to their house and into their garage.

Young women expose shameless married men on Twitter who were making sexual advances

2018-12-12 17:20

This week we saw Twitter buzzing with 'receipts' of married men openly pursuing other young women and we are stunned.

Good morning, President Malema: If Mzansi were Twitter

2018-12-12 06:27

While Twitter still covers a negligible number of South Africans and South African voters, the antics of politicians have gone viral on the site, with Julius Malema leading in numbers and Helen Zille close behind.

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