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Like, so what?

Posted by on the 1st of November 2018 | Comments

If you follow social media news, you would have seen that it is rumoured that Twitter will be removing the Like button. The overall sentiment has been predominantly negative with most people voicing their disagreement about the decision. For most, ‘liking’ is a form of bookmarking posts as a ‘save for later’ function. Early 2018, […]

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Spur Sees Flames

Posted by on the 22nd of March 2017 | Comments

Human Rights Day this year saw South African social media erupt with conversation about yet another disturbing video. Cellphone footage captured an aggressive argument between a man and a woman at a Spur Steak Ranch in The Glen, Johannesburg, on 19 March. The restaurant chain reacted quickly with a press release condemning the altercation, but the news […]

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YouTube Gets Social

Posted by on the 18th of October 2016 | Comments

Google recently launched the testing phase of the new YouTube Community tab. The intention of this feature is to make YouTube more like a traditional social network, allowing creators to share videos, text updates, photos and GIFs with their subscribers without having to leave the platform. In turn, this will encourage interaction between YouTubers and […]

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