Wierzycka wins interim order in defamation spat with Manyi

2017-11-20 20:15

Magda Wierzycka, the CEO of fintech company Sygnia Asset Management, has secured a High Court ruling ordering ANN7 owner Mzwanele Manyi to remove a number of Twitter and Facebook posts.

In Tweets: DJ Zinhle's new reality show rocks the internet

2017-11-09 12:39

The DJ's new show has been compared to the legendary Zola 7.

Snapchat and Twitter adopting new looks to gain more users

2017-11-08 11:58

A pair of struggling social-media darlings have decided they need new looks if they want to prosper.

iFani apologises to Cassper for that Tito Mboweni tweet

2017-11-06 12:22

Remember seven months ago when iFani bashed Cassper Nyovest’s then new single Tito Mboweni and called it “trash”?

How Twitter reacted to plan to expand character limit

2017-09-27 17:01

Reaction on Twitter to news that it was experimenting with a 280-character limit was swift.

Social media deepens its hold on SA - all the stats

2017-09-20 12:28

As data costs drop, social media use has intensified among South Africans in the past year, with Facebook now being used by 29% of the population.

#SocialMediaBlackout - MEMES

2017-06-20 16:54

South African poet and activist Ntsiki Mazwai has called on South Africans to boycott all social media platforms from midnight.

Google Maps moves Presidency Office after Saxonwold listing

2017-04-12 21:48

In an apparent hoax, the address for the South African Presidency was briefly listed as a premises in the plush residential area of Saxonwold, home of the controversial Gupta family on Google Maps.

'Twitter Lite' aims at emerging markets

2017-04-06 16:27

Twitter on Thursday unveiled a low-data usage version of the social network, which aims to bring in users in emerging markets and areas with slow or expensive mobile networks.

Twitter drops egg icon in battle with internet 'trolls'

2017-04-04 08:53

An egg icon that for years marked profiles of new Twitter users was gone on Monday, a victim of "trolls" who often hid behind them to launch anonymous online attacks.


21 things Twitter believes should be left in 2017

2017-11-20 16:55

Just yesterday we were all excited to go into 2017 – and now we’re almost at the end of it!

Funny reactions to Twitter’s character increase

2017-11-08 12:37

On Tuesday Twitter doubled the number of characters one can use in their posts from 140 to 280.

Amanda du-Pont claps back at body shamer

2017-11-07 14:54

South African celebs have proved they aren’t ones to be messed with, especially by Twitter trolls.

Twitter CEO pledges tougher rules on hate speech, violence

2017-10-14 15:10

Twitter is set to tighten its rules on hate speech amid a boycott over the social-media platform’s handling of actress Rose McGowan’s postings on Harvey Weinstein

Twitter is furious with Bonang for ‘dropping’ a woman she promised to help

2017-09-25 11:39

Bonang Matheba is trending on Twitter after allegedly dropping someone she promised to help on Twitter a few months ago.

Predicting the future

2017-08-25 14:43

BrandsEye analyses social media users’ conversations to determine how they feel about a particular topic in order to predict outcomes.

Twitter still free on MTN, but now capped

2017-06-16 08:12

Network provider MTN says their free Twitter access has not been cancelled, but rather capped.

6 Social media food accounts you need to be following

2017-04-09 06:00

This article first appeared in City Press.

No doctor-patient relationship, Noakes lawyer argues

2017-04-06 12:27

Twitter doesn't allow for a doctor-patient relationship, as the platform is non-confidential, Tim Noakes' lawyer Michael van der Nest says, as arguments wrapped up in the HSPCA hearing.

Twitter eases 140-character limit in replies

2017-03-31 11:32

Twitter is easing its 140-character limit in replies

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