This special Valentine’s Day week was packed with exciting news and stories.
TwitterGhana has summed up what’s been going on in technology, music, sports, entertainment and the other relevant ‘spaces.’
Ghana’s Ivy Barley in conversation with Twitter CEO, Parag Agrawal #TwitterCEO was trending following Ivy Barley’s highly anticipated conversation with Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal on #SpacesWithIvy. This was in keeping with a commitment he made in response to her #TweetItIntoExistence moment, where she Tweeted about wanting to host him on her Spaces. The conversation focused on Agrawal’s journey in Tech, along with deep career lessons and insights. There was an overwhelmingly positive response from the #SpacesWithIvy audience, mostly made up of young Ghanaians with an interest in the Tech community and ecosystem; they benefit from inspiring weekly conversations with Tech
professionals from across the globe. Responses on Twitter ranged from takeaways from the
conversation to support for Ivy, and even a shout out to the Jollof wars!
We're live! Join me now as I chat with Twitter's CEO, @paraga to hear his story, career journey and plans for the future.
Are you ready? ☺️https://t.co/cCAM3tIdYh#SpaceswithIvy #TweetItIntoExistence
— Ivy Barley (@ivybarley) February 16, 2022
Ghanaians can send money on Tips via Barter by Flutterwave
Leading payments technology company Flutterwave Tweeted about the inclusion of Barter, its web and mobile app, as an additional payment provider to Tips. This update to Twitter’s tipping feature creates more ways for Ghanaians on Twitter to support each other and make money.
The announcement was officially made on Wednesday, with media outlets like Joy997FM
Tweeting about it. For step-by-step instructions on how to enable your Tips feature and how to send tips, check the Help Center.
In more awesome news – get paid for your tweets! 😎😌
You can now tip your favourite creators, business owners, artistes and friends on Twitter through @getBarterApp and Twitter Tips.
Here’s how to get your Barter Me link – https://t.co/G2r1MJax5u https://t.co/3pHzy4G9ui
— Flutterwave (@theflutterwave) February 16, 2022
#SinglePeopleAssociation buzz on Twitter on Vals Day
When February 14 rolls around, lovers and friends exchange gifts, letters, cards, flowers, chocolate and other sentimental gifts to celebrate their love. This year’s Vals Day came with its own surprise – a community of single and ready to mingle people on Twitter, led by the vivacious social media influencer KalyJay sought to take control of the single-Twitter narrative for Valentine’s Day, as seen in this Tweet.
Using the hashtag#SinglePeopleAssociation, a lot of Ghanaians jumped on the conversation creating humorous ID cards and posts declaring their status as singles. #SinglePeopleAssociation was trending on Twitter Ghana all day, on Valentine’s Day.
Ghanaian celebrities spread love on the ‘TL’ on Vals
While the singles were trending throughout the day with#SinglePeoplesAssociation, our favourite celebrities were also all out flooding social media with their spectacular red outfit photoshoots, love messages, date night plans and love emojis using the hashtag #ValentinesDay2022.
Ghanaian stars including Nana Aba Anamoah Berla Mundi, Cookie Tee
and Sarkodie posted a mix of sweet, touching and hilarious Valentine’s Day messages on Twitter. Hope you enjoy the peek into the feeds of these celebrities and what they had to say
on the love day captured just for you.
Yvonne Nelson and Nasty Blaq give fans a scare
Nasty Blaq seemingly celebrated Valentine’s Day with a video Tweet of himself and Yvonne
Nelson enjoying a boat cruise, and as expected, it was met with mixed reactions. Many fans
speculated on the nature of their relationship and some believed it was merely a prank. Later,
Yvonne Nelson Tweeted to clear the air of any misconceptions, alluding to the video merely
being related to their work together.
So nasty blakk got all you guys like this? I don’t even remember the last time i was in love. Chill guys! Know my profession and relax!
— 𝓨𝓿𝓸𝓷𝓷𝓮 𝓝𝓮𝓵𝓼𝓸𝓷 (@yvonnenelsongh) February 16, 2022
❤️🌹 HAPPY VALENTINES DAY pic.twitter.com/35XLLTR4S8
— NASTY BLAQ (@NastyBlaq) February 14, 2022
Kidi x Tyga Collaborate on ‘Touch It’
#TouchitRemix was the latest music trend making the rounds on Twitter, on Wednesday & Thursday, following award winning artist KiDi’s Tweet announcing the highly anticipated video
was out. The remix of his hit song ‘Touch It’ is a collaboration with American Rapper, Tyga,
and was produced by himself and Record Producer Richie Mensah.
Twitter has been buzzing with comments after the announcement, and the song has also
attracted reactions from international music players; like this in this Tweet from Richardine Bartee, CEO of music label GRUNGECAKE. This is a big deal for the Afrobeats singer and
for Ghana. Have you listened to it yet?
#TouchItRemix ft. @Tyga VIDEO OUT WORLDWIDE 🚨🔥https://t.co/YJDSfIKyLj pic.twitter.com/bq9Uz6vl15
— Lord KiDi (@KiDiMusic) February 16, 2022
Kotoko vrs Hearts-A football rivalry like no other
The Heart vrs Kotoko match is almost here for all those following the Ghana Premier league. The first round of games is set to come to an end on Sunday, February 20, at the Accra Sports
Stadium, when Hearts of Oak take on Asante Kotoko matchday 7 outstanding game. Here is a Tweet by AsanteKotoko_SC on the upcoming game. Get all the updates on the match by
We are working!!💪🏋️♂️#AKSC #HeartsKotoko pic.twitter.com/sWdZrrHqs8
— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) February 16, 2022