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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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Some vital advice for first-years from two of SA’s top vloggers

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 26 January 2017

Some vital advice for first-years from two of SA’s top vloggers

University is a strange place for a first-year, and completely different to high school. Popular YouTube vlogger Sibu Mpanza recently teamed up with fellow vlogger and founder of the YouTube series Broke Niggaz, Menzi Anarchadium, to give some advice to first-years. Some of his tips include, “Don’t allow anyone to bully you in varsity” and...

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Are you the next digital wonderkid?

by: Live Staff - 17 May 2016

Are you the next digital wonderkid?

Turn your love for digital marketing into a hot career with DigifyPRO; Digify’s three-month boot camp offering intensive training in digital marketing, social media and content creation for 18 to 30-year-olds. Since the program’s launch, Digify post-graduates have contributed campaign ideas for some of the biggest brands in South Africa, including Red Bull, Kit Kat,...

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Moshe Ndiki’s rise from unemployment to YouTube fame

by: Kamaria Balkisson - 17 November 2015

Moshe Ndiki’s rise from unemployment to YouTube fame

Have you ever been so broke that all you could afford was a few loose cigarettes and a cheap bottle of Autumn Harvest to drown your sorrows? Moshe Ndiki understands your pain. Two years ago, after accidentally depositing money into the wrong account, his rant on his YouTube video “#Woozementation” attracted thousands of views on...

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Voice of youth on eNCA: Clinic Culture

by: Lee Molefi - 29 May 2015

Voice of youth on eNCA: Clinic Culture

Ever watched the news and wondered – what about the youth perspective on that story?  Well, we at LiveSA – young reporters from around the country – are busy making just that: news for a national audience – from a fresh angle. We’re creating stories about issues that affect us: from cyber bullying to how...

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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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Top YouTube tips from @danthedirector

by: Digify ZA - 10 December 2014

Top YouTube tips from @danthedirector

Written by: Keelan Joshua Online video has moved from niche to the mainstream and has become  part of our regular media consumption. In fact, YouTube is now the second largest search engine on the internet – after Google. Given its enormous reach and penetration into our daily lives, it is a great idea to think...

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Leading UK youth digital channel gives awesome tips

by: Digify ZA - 13 October 2014

Leading UK youth digital channel gives awesome tips

Words and Photography by Owethu Makhathini  Last month the Livity Africa office got the opportunity to meet, share and collaborate with some of the enthusiastic team from SB TV. We were joined by Theo Grace and Lewis Knaggs- who gave some illuminating insights on the goings on “behind the scenes” of SBTV.   ‘Find Your Channel. Find...

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Citizen Journalism – A 21st Century Phenomenon

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 9 May 2014

Citizen Journalism – A 21st Century Phenomenon

Jay Rosen, a Professor of Journalism at New York University, has described Citizen Journalism as “when the people formerly known as the audience employ the press tools they have in their possession to inform one another” but what is citizen journalism really? Our good friend Wikipedia says: “The concept of citizen journalism (also known as “public”, “participatory”, “democratic”),[1]“guerrilla”[2] or “street” journalism[3] is based upon...

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Rihanna shines bright at FNB stadium

by: Aluwani Ratshiungo - 15 October 2013

Rihanna shines bright at FNB stadium

International pop sensation Rihanna filled up FNB stadium with thousands of fans. Rihanna Navy – as she affectionately calls her fans – which consisted of all races, genders and ages, sat through the ridiculous traffic and queued outside the venue in anticipation of the Barbados born superstar. The opening act, incredible US duo GTA who...

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