Theatre Review | Tobacco, And The Harmful Effects Thereof
Feb17

Theatre Review | Tobacco, And The Harmful Effects Thereof

By: Ayabonga Ngoma Last week I attended the #Tobacco Twitter night held by the Market Theatre and director Sylvaine Strike for the Joburg season of the critically acclaimed play, ‘Tobacco, And The Harmful Effects Thereof’. What is a Twitter night you ask? I would like to think of it as a trendy marketing event to get guests (most importantly those in media) to create an online buzz and awareness for that specific event via Twitter. In...

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Influence Online is NOT About How Many Followers You Have
Mar25

Influence Online is NOT About How Many Followers You Have

By: Jacqui Mackway-Wilson I’m not going to be popular for saying it and there will be those who disagree, but contrary to what the naysayers might have you believe, online influence is not directly correlated to the number of followers or friends you have.  Here’s why: Many ‘influencers’ have a large number of fake followers and friends. These can usually be attributed to them purchasing friends or followers, which, apart from being a...

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3 Tools To Help Put You On Top Of Your Twitter Game
Dec03

3 Tools To Help Put You On Top Of Your Twitter Game

By: Jacqui Mackway-Wilson I don’t know about you, but when it comes to managing what often feels like a never-ending, all-consuming assortment of social media related activities, anything that’s going to make my life easier and give me more of that oh-so-rare and elusive substance commonly known as ‘spare time’,  is welcome. That being said, I am, however, also not a fan of robotic social accounts, automated to the nth degree without...

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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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