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How to nail that faded Kim K family photo filter

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 22 March 2017

How to nail that faded Kim K family photo filter

Kim Kardashian’s return to the interwebs in January, after being involved in an armed robbery in her Paris hotel suite last October, came with a retro filter that we are all dying to recreate on our own pages. The pictures displayed her, Kanye and their two bambinos, North and Saint in a seemingly middle class...

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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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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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Gamers take on Overwatch

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 13 June 2016

Gamers take on Overwatch

The beginning of May marked an exploratory time for me as an inexperienced video gamer. Overwatch had their Open Beta period that allowed gamers’ to download and play the game for free, so I went ahead and joined the animated world of people, robots and celestial beings, hell bent on destroying one another. I experienced fresh and innovative...

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The bad bitch, the rapper, the woke and other entertaining characters you meet on campus

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 21 April 2016

The bad bitch, the rapper, the woke and other entertaining characters you meet on campus

A university campus is a melting pot of all kinds of characters from different places who each bring something unique to campus life. Here are six entertaining characters you will likely meet at varsity. The rapper Straight outta Data File Host Records, Mr Mrapper thinks that he is the best thing to happen to hip-hop...

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10 funny reactions to Instagram’s changes

by: Tatum-lee Louw - 29 March 2016

10 funny reactions to Instagram’s changes

Instagram users are pissed off  about  the app’s recent changes, which come with a few restrictions. These include; not being able to log out, overbearing advertisements and a disorderly newsfeed. Many users expressed their dissatisfaction in hilarious ways, on Facebook and Twitter. Here are 10 of our favourites.   1. #RIPInstagram is coming. Let’s pray...

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Apply now for our Google-backed digital bootcamp, Digify ZA

by: Live Events - 28 April 2015

Apply now for our Google-backed digital bootcamp, Digify ZA

We are now taking applications for round four of Digify ZA! 3-month digital marketing bootcamp backed by Google and IAB SA Application deadline Friday 1 May 2015 Digital marketers and social media ninjas are ruling the world! The digital industry is looking for young people like you to rise up and tame the beasts of the...

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The Stay Prep Instagram takeover

by: Johannesburg Contributor - 16 December 2014

The Stay Prep Instagram takeover

This past weekend we had our JHB Team Manager and Photography Mentor took over our Instagram, he promised to show us some “nice things”, we thought to give you a recap of the images he posted and let you be the judge on whether he delivered on his promise or not. Let’s go folks!!! Firstly...

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#EVERYTHING: A beginner’s guide to instagramography

by: Digify ZA - 11 December 2014

#EVERYTHING: A beginner’s guide to instagramography

Written by: Gugu Kheswa In the age of #everything- selfies and booty shots, Instagram has fast become the drug of choice for smart phone owners everywhere. Apparently, it’s dangerously addictive. As an (un)fashionably objective outsider looking in, Instagram seems to be the greatest invention since Whatsapp: a gift from the Cyber Gods to make crush...

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