Just about how many times have you had to go to toilet mid-conversation with your buddy, only to sit on the toilet and feel desperately alone?
Despite winning a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes this year, not all is well with the Woody household.
Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone just can’t get enough of the big time – so he’s made another app called ‘Jelly’, and it hasn’t got anything to do with dessert.
What happens when a former reserve bank governor and a suspended trade union boss get chatting on Twitter? Flames.
Snapchat CEO, Evan Speigel, isn’t doing himself any favours of late. He still hasn’t apologised for the security breach that affected 4,6 million Snapchat users, and now he’s involved in a row with Forbes.
If you didn’t enjoy the meteoric rise of the selfie last year, you’re in for something of a rough ride in 2014. The very first meme of 2014 is the ‘Selfie Olympics’ or ‘extreme selfie’, and it comes with a very specific set of rules and regulations.
No one needs to be reminded about the transformative power of Twitter. It can incite protests, end regimes and mobilise the masses – but it’s also just as useful if you want to get back at the company that just fired you.
If you’re not eating, sleeping and breathing social media, it’s time to hop on board. Fortune Magazine’s predictions for social media in 2014 show that social media is transforming the way fundamental ways in which businesses function – which makes this set of predictions especially useful.
Yes, of course they are. But now we have cold, hard evidence to prove it. This infographic outlines some of the basic traits of narcissism, before revealing some worrying correlations between heavy social media use and narcissism.
You would think that entertainment journalist and Deadline.com founder Nikki Finke would do better to avoid social media faux pas like “don’t try and endorse a movie whilst also paying respect to the dead”.
There were whispers in the air on Friday afternoon claiming that a certain Kanye West had overstepped the line once and for all. Local newspapers sparked a furious outrage on Twitter, when they claimed that West had promised to become ‘the next Mandela’.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield paid tribute to Madiba on behalf of NASA, as he and many other astronauts took to twitter to share their condolences, and celebrate his life.
‘Family Guy’ fans are up in arms after a recent episode saw one of their star characters, Brian, run over and killed-off the show by a car.
For many of us, Smartphones have become an extra limb. It is an extended part of who we are, so it only makes sense to use it at all times. Or does it? Sure, sitting in traffic is boring, but that’s not an excuse to reach for your phone – no matter how tempting that blinking light is.
Tony Ehrenreich is South African trade-unionist and regional secretary of the Western Cape region of COSATU. He’s also a social media badass, and has absolutely no time for you if you have more tweets than followers. Check this out.
We tend to forget the privilege that is Freedom of Speech. Countries like China, who are ruled by an oppressive one-party regime, face daily instances of censorship – especially on their social media sites.
Well that’s it – the final nail in the coffin. Thanks to Justin Bieber’s new ‘selfie app’, the selfie has become a fully fledged art form. Let us join each other in putting brown paper bags over our heads, and wait for it to be over.
They surveyed teens in 30 countries. After extensive research, they were able to show that the number of teenagers claiming to be active on Facebook had dropped to 56% in the third quarter of 2013, from 76% in the first. And for sites like Facebook, a drop of 20% means millions, billions even. So, where are they going instead?
Blockbuster has been an American institution for well over 25 years. At the peak of it’s power, it employed up to 60,000 employees in 9,000 stores across America. Now, they’re moving online, and in so doing have closed all of their remaining 300 stores.
Those of you who’ve recently updated their Twitter app will have found a lot more visual imagery than you bargained for. Twitter decided it might be a better idea if images appeared directly on your news feed, without being hidden by links. Some like this feature – some despise it. If you fall into the second category, keep reading.
This piece of hosiery is equipped with BlueTooth, so every time there’s an unclasping of the clips, the bra communicates wirelessly to your Twitter account, triggering a tweet that reminds women to go for a medical examination. By extension, everyone will know that you have your bra off.
Twitter sets IPO price range. White Widow’s SA child. YouTube pay channels launching. Indian girl raped, burned. Victoria’s Secret dropping an angel. Bruce Jenner got snubbed. Spanking will kill your child. More to come from Snowden.
Cerebra, a brand-focused South African strategic communication agency, recently did a massive survey of how the best African companies utilise social media. Ever since the advent of sites like Facebook and Twitter, everyone wanted to know how these sites could work in business, and whether more followers really does mean more money.
Just imagine a situation where he comes home to his stunning lady, drops his boots on the floor and says,”Honey, I want to make underwear for boys.” Really? Anyway, regardless of his motivations for starting the line, the real beauty here is the tweet he sent out last night about a competition for his new CR7 boys underwear.
The name “Jack Dorsey” ring a bell? Nope? Well, if haven’t happened to come across his name in the media, you should know that this guy is soon to be named the chairman of a publicly-traded Twitter. And what’s more, we happened top find a whole lot of his old poetry, from his days as a rebellious back-alley hacker. The following is not suitable for those scared of bad poetry.
While Twitter prepares to go public, founders Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, Evan Williams and Noah Glass are pulling together to drive their future share price higher, despite suffering multiple messy divorces over the course of the last seven years.
Guess who’s behind those e-toll billboards? Gupta wedding guests were on their way to Zuma. Twitter investors buy wrong stock – price soars. Price Harry set to marry. China: 417,000 evacuated. Syria chemical weapon destruction begins. Kid sneaks on plane – goes to Vegas.
Miley, being the embryo that she is, replied to Sinead’s slightly unhinged but nevertheless relavent open letter by posting a screenshot of tweets posted by O’Connor over two years ago, in which she pleads for medication in order to avoid a mental breakdown. Miley went to compare O’Connor to Amanda Bynes, who recently suffered a public mental unravelling. So, naturally Sinead wrote another open letter to Miley on her Facebook page.