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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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When your online looks are wololo but your real life looks are dololo: 3 peeps talk about their experiences

by: Ringo Sikani - 2 November 2016

When your online looks are wololo but your real life looks are dololo: 3 peeps talk about their experiences

On social media avatars, most of us have gone from uBabes Wamalahle, to uBabes Wodumo. Then things get awkward when you meet your online friends in person and they look nothing like their pictures on social media. Here are a few Cape Town peeps on some of their experiences: “I am much bigger than I appear online” ...

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Young online entrepreneurs killing it in SA

by: Lerato Motsiri - 7 September 2016

Young online entrepreneurs killing it in SA

South Africa has 13 million Facebook users, 7.4 million users on Twitter, 8.28 million Youtube subscribers and 2.68 million users on Instagram. To some these are just numbers, but to the five young people below, they hold power. This is how they’re using social media and the Internet to run businesses virtually.   1. Instagram Tasmiyah Haffejee is a...

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5 funny Facebook vloggers you should watch

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 21 June 2016

5 funny Facebook vloggers you should watch

Social media has made it easier for young people trying to break into the entertainment industry. With recent calls for people to #OpenUpTheIndustry, young South Africans have started looking for new avenues to market themselves. Here is a list of young entertainers using Facebook to showcase their talent. Zikhona Nongqiza Msuthu Zikhona is a good...

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4 online movements celebrating #BlackGirlMagic

by: Kamaria Balkisson - 1 March 2016

4 online movements celebrating #BlackGirlMagic

The internet has become a hotbed for social activism. Whether, it’s video series about sexuality or blogs about  how to take care of black hair, there are plenty of blogs and online campaigns currently serving up #BlackGirlMagic. Below are a few that we’re loving right now. Feminist Stokvel If you were at the #ForBlackGirlsOnly event...

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Beginner’s Guide To Facebook Pages

by: Gugu Kheswa - 2 December 2015

Beginner’s Guide To Facebook Pages

These days, everybody knows about Facebook, but not everybody truly understands how to make the most of their Facebook accounts. With over 11.8 million people on Facebook in South Africa, using social media for marketing your business or brand is an obvious choice to reach your target market. So, how do you use Facebook for...

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“Hands off our internet”

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 28 August 2015

“Hands off our internet”

Recently, the Film and Publications Board successfully submitted their draft Online Regulation Policy for consideration by Parliament. The proposed policy aims to regulate content published on the internet to make sure it does not contain hate speech or child pornography. Content uploaded on the net would have to be pre-approved before being uploaded. This has...

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