A large French bank, Groupe BPCE launches a service that allows its customers to use the social network Twitter to send one another money.
The head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salamé resigns citing stress and health concerns. In a statement on Twitter, Salamé says he has been frustrated with foreign powers, particularly France and Russia for covertly backing Khalifa Haftar's forces in the civil war.
Right-wing media personality Katie Hopkins is to leave LBC with "immediate effect" after Hopkins posted on Twitter calling for a so-called "final solution" to the United Kingdom's Islamic terrorism problem following the Manchester Arena bombing which left 22 people dead.
Irish state broadcaster RTÉ is to provide staff training on what subjects are appropriate for discussion on social media sites such as Twitter following several controversies involving tweets from its employees.
Steve Hofmeyr responds to Bono's comments by dumping R5 000 worth of U2 concert tickets in the Jukskei River and urges Neil Diamond to "keep his political trap shut" as well. Hofmeyr's actions cause a stir on Twitter.