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Online friends: Don’t be catfished

by: admin - 17 May 2018

Online friends: Don’t be catfished

Ever been catfished? So “catfish” is the term used to refer to someone who pretends to be someone else, especially on the internet. A catfish use fake pictures to disguise who they truly are and recreate or impersonate an identity. The term catfish comes from a television and documentary about the topic. In 2012, MTV...

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Top 5 questions you should ask yourself before you share online

by: - 9 May 2018

Top 5 questions you should ask yourself before you share online

Social media seems to take up quite a lot of space in our lives. Not only are we scrolling through our timelines and seeing what everyone else is sharing, we are also sharing and creating an online image of ourselves. It is easy to get consumed by this culture of sharing so it is important...

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Top 5 things you didn’t know about reporting

by: admin - 7 May 2018

Top 5 things you didn’t know about reporting

Facebook is a massive world of information, from breaking news, upcoming events and updates from family and friends. In the past few years, it has also become a powerful platform for debate and conversations that reflects the diversity of a community of more than two billion people. In between all of the debate, people post...

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Meet Ilizwe Lams Top 5 digital hustlers

by: admin - 29 April 2018

Meet Ilizwe Lams Top 5 digital hustlers

Is it difficult to imagine spending just one day without being online? You’re not alone.  Whether it is updating our family and friends about what is on our minds or catching up on the news,  the internet has become an ordinary part of our day-to-day. Instead of using the internet just for socialising, there are...

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3 ways to look after your digital footprint

by: admin - 19 April 2018

3 ways to look after your digital footprint

Your digital footprint is the mark you leave online, and unless you are careful, things can get messy. So as the ever-wise DJ Khaled told us, don’t play yourself.  Next time you start to type that Facebook rant or angry response in the family WhatsApp group ask yourself, do I really want to post this? Facebook...

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Take your business to the next level with Digify PRO Start UP

by: admin - 14 September 2017

Take your business to the next level with Digify PRO Start UP

Facebook Africa and Livity Africa are on a mission to digify businesses owned by young people through Digify PRO StartUp. The programme is aimed at helping youth-enterprises become competitive – through digital skills, in particular understanding Facebook and Instagram as business tools. With over 14 million users in South Africa, Facebook is the biggest online...

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[Video] This is why sharing the #Sesethu video and making fun of her is wrong

by: Live Staff - 23 March 2017

[Video] This is why sharing the #Sesethu video and making fun of her is wrong

An inappropriate video of a young girl, named Sesethu, is currently doing the rounds on social media. A lot of jokes have been made. Sharing the video and passing crass comments about the young girl is social media shaming. While you might be having fun with your peeps on Twitter and Facebook, you might not...

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Here’s why your social media check-ins are such a bad idea

by: Neo Maditla - 15 March 2017

Here’s why your social media check-ins are such a bad idea

 You know that feeling. That mild panic you get when you log onto Facebook, and see that you have dozens of notifications. If you’re anything like me, that panic soon turns to annoyance when it turns out that this is a result of someone having tagged you while checking into a place. Worse still, if...

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Apply now for Digify Pro Start Up supported by Facebook

by: Morwesi Ndlovu - 9 March 2017

Apply now for Digify Pro Start Up supported by Facebook

Calling All Digital Hustlers We are looking for young entrepreneurs between the age of 20 – 30 who have an established grind and want to take their start up to the next level. Digify Pro Start Up is a FREE six-week boot camp that is designed not only to upgrade your hustle by using online...

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If you witnessed and survived these 10 things in 2016 then surely you will thrive in 2017

by: Aseza Pupuma - 29 November 2016

If you witnessed and survived these 10 things in 2016 then surely you will thrive in 2017

From The Prophet of Doom, to #FeesMustFall, to the blesser fever, and everything in between, 2016 has been a difficult year to make sense of. Let’s help you understand why you went through the most this year, and what every moment was preparing you for. Blesser fever First on the list is the blesser/blessee fever. Almost...

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