Jenny is talking about SAA crew arrested at Heathrow for drugs.— 702 (@Radio702) January 22, 2009
2020 (Twenty plenty) marks exactly 10 years since 702 took to Twitter streets.
Then Talk Radio 702 programme manager Alastair Teeling-Smith decided to join the bandwagon and created the station's Twitter account @Radio702.
With just under 350 followers, the Twitter account was able to update social media users on what is happening on the radio as well as breaking news.
Tweets about Carl Niehaus's fall-from-grace story, helped the station gain more followers on Twitter.
The ANC's Carl Niehaus has offered his resignation as ANC spin doctor this morning following the M&G story.— 702 (@Radio702) February 13, 2009
The ANC's Carl Niehaus tells John he'll resign ... in a very emotional interview. The podcast: http://tinyurl.com/az2wth— 702 (@Radio702) February 13, 2009
Fast forward to this year, the account has more than 730,000 followers and it is still growing with social media users being updated on breaking news, latest podcasts and what they might have missed on the radio.
Not only is 702 now tweeting about news, but the account also updates its followers on the weather and the recent white butterflies migration that had many people amazed.
[PICS] Have you spotted the white butterflies migrating from Gauteng?— 702 (@Radio702) January 28, 2020
Do you know where they are going?
Drop us a comment below if you have any insights. #WhiteButterflies
Pics Credit : @Sthezu pic.twitter.com/i8OPtIByvw