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Twitter sets up Africa headquarters in Ghana

The company establishes its first physical presence on the African continent, 15 years after the launch of the micro-blogging platform.


SA firms dabble with non-fungible tokens amid global gold rush

More local companies identify the huge potential in non-fungible tokens, as the blockchain-based cryptographic craze booms across the globe.

Mar 5, 2021

Twitter CEO takes control of Jay Z’s Tidal in R4.5bn deal

The company says the deal will economically empower musicians and find new ways to support their work.

Jul 16, 2020

High-profile Twitter accounts hijacked in crypto scam

A coordinated social engineering attack targets top users like Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Barack Obama and Kim Kardashian, among others.

May 29, 2020

Social media companies exercising ‘dangerous power’, says Trump

US president Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms.

Apr 9, 2020

Tech giants pledge billions to help fight COVID-19

Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft and Dell are among the tech giants that have pledged their financial support to help contain the deadly COVID-19 virus.

Mar 24, 2020

Twitter expects losses amid global pandemic

Based on current visibility, the company expects Q1 revenue to be down slightly on a year-over-year basis.

Mar 3, 2020

Jack Dorsey’s future at Twitter in limbo

Elliott Management, which owns about $1 billion in Twitter stock, believes CEO Jack Dorsey has failed to take the social media company to greater heights.

Oct 7, 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey heads to SA

The billionaire says he will visit Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa to engage with entrepreneurs.

Oct 26, 2018

Twitter ad sales surge despite tweet purge

The company easily beats Wall Street's revenue and profit estimates by selling more ads even though it lost users after purging millions of fake accounts.

Jul 30, 2018

Slowing Twitter, Facebook user growth spooks investors

Despite both social media firms reporting profit for Q2 2018, investors were unsettled by a downturn in user growth.

May 17, 2018

Square CEO Dorsey admits to Bitcoin tension

The credit card processing firm's decision to allow users of its mobile app to buy and sell Bitcoin caused internal disagreement, says CEO Jack Dorsey.

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