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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5 South African Instagramers To Follow

By: Sandy Nene What is Instagram? Instagram is an online photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, apply digitalfilters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr read more… You are never excited to log onto Instagram? Your timeline is dull, boring, not exciting or inspiring at all? Well, I...

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