Narcissism And Social Media
Feb06

Narcissism And Social Media

By: Andiswa Machanyana Attention everyone here is an obvious announcement in case you have missed it. There’s a new superhero in town he doesn’t look anything like Spiderman nor does he wear a cape but he has some visible super powers. He came so he could save us from the realities of our own lives. No don’t be silly I am not talking about some saviour. This one is super skilled, totally perfect to the T, leading us to our perfect...

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Johannesburg Social Media Workshop With Lerato Bambo
Apr24

Johannesburg Social Media Workshop With Lerato Bambo

By: Sandy Nene I can not begin to explain how much proud and excited I am about this amazing event hosted by a good friend of mine, Lerato Bambo. Though Lerato and I have never met in person but there’s nothing that we don’t discuss, from our social media related jobs, to blogging and life in general. I am not sure if I will be able to attend because I am based in Durban, but our JHB reporter will definitely be there to...

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Oops! Did I Just Tweet That Out Loud?

By: Yethu Mtshali Like many, I’m still trying to figure out what I should and should not share with people on the internet. Initially, I figured that I should only tweet what I would be comfortable having my Mother read. That was before she confidently belted out the words: “Hashtag-retweet” as she laughed at a joke I was telling her. I then realised that I didn’t have to worry about my Mother joining Twitter...

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Subtweeting Is So 5 Years Ago…

By: Yethu Mtshali I’m pretty annoyed that I found it necessary to add my two cents on a topic which should actually be dead. But, alas, here we are observing archaic social networking behaviour which some people still practise. [You score 5 points for getting the irony]. The Urban Dictionary, one of the most useful sites on the net, defines subtweeting as: “Indirectly tweeting something about someone without mentioning...

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The Anti-aging Gamble
Jan25

The Anti-aging Gamble

By: Silindile Mbali Ndlovu I was watching TV a few days ago and a commercial came on (as they do). This exquisite black woman appears on my screen. “Who Is That? And why is she so exquisite?” I screamed to myself. Surely she is between the ages 25-35. What is she meant to be selling? The commercial ended and it was an anti-aging cream from one of the most renowned cosmetic houses. Do I even know the first thing about what I should be...

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