Tag: Social Media

Facebook

Here are Kenya’s Most Engaging Pages on Facebook

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When it comes to social media usage, the trend has moved from just person to person interaction but brands have also found a haven...
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Egypt Approves Law To Regulate People With Over 5000 Followers on Social Media

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Governments around the world have been grappling with the problem of handling social media, which has been a relatively new development in a country's...
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Premier League Will Block Illegal Streams Next Season

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The English Premier League is one of the most watched spectacles in the world. Thanks to its popularity, media houses pay a huge sum...
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Twitter Erupted After England Was Knocked From the World Cup

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The World Cup is about to end and it has not disappointed at all. There has been drama since the group stages upto the...
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Zambia Mulls New Laws That Regulate Social Media Use

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Zambia is the latest African country that is contemplating social media clampdown
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Instagram is Rolling Out 4 Way Group Video Chat That Has a Nice Trick

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Today, Instagram has launched group video calls on Instagram Direct as reported by the tech publication TechCrunch. This feature was officially launched during this year's F8 and it...
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Building The Perfect Phone For Social Media Use

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Phones started out as a great mobile alternative to the landline phones, but after the introduction of the iPhone, smartphones were a thing and...
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WhatsApp Images and Videos Will No Longer Appear in Your Gallery

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The biggest downside about using WhatsApp is that your gallery will have an Everest of terrible memes, images and videos you never watched from...
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Is it Laurel or Yanny? This Video is Dividing the Internet

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This is the latest trend that is dividing the Internet.
Allo

Google Suspends Allo Which Has Been a Ghost Town Since Launch

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Bad news to the few Allo users out there
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This is How Social Networking Sites Would Look Like If They Were Locations

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We have had social networking sites for over a decade now and they have shaped how we communicate with each other. In the past,...
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Uganda Wants To Tax Social Media Users Kshs 3 daily

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Almost two weeks ago, Uganda's President, Yoweri Museveni said he was planning to introduce taxes on social media platforms, apparently since people use them...
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Reddit is Rolling Out its New Redesign in Over a Decade

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Reddit is one of those social networks that have largely stuck with their classic user interface since  the mid 2000s. When other networks moved...
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BAKE’s State of the Internet Report 2017: WhatsApp Still The Most Popular Network in Kenya

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Internet use in the country has seen tremendous growth and this is thanks to the wide adoption of mobile phones, 3G and 4G network...
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Raila Odinga’s Twitter Bio Gaffe was the Highlight During His ‘Swearing In’

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In today's world, you cannot escape the political talk on social networks, which is natural since people use this platforms to talk about their...
YouTube

YouTube Has Made it Quite Hard For Smaller Channels to Monetize

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YouTube has grown immensely since its roots as a video repository before being acquired by Google. It now has 1.5 billion monthly active users...
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Social Media Possesses Immense Opportunities for Kenyan Startup Funding

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Social media has had an unparalleled impact on the world. While the jury is still out on whether the general impact has been positive...
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Uganda Wants To Launch its Own Social Media Platforms This Year

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Uganda wants to have its own Facebook or Twitter
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Reasons Why You Should Monitor Your Child on Instagram

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Monitoring children activity on social media moved from a want to a need, especially on Instagram where children will be influenced easily.
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CA and NCIC Urge Kenyans To Use Social Media Responsibly During The Elections Or Be Held Accountable

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CA and NCIC issue stern warnings against Kenyans regarding use of social media during the repeat election or face consequences

Styrofoam Said to Contain Essential Nutrients for Humans – Research

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In a research done while you wait, styrofoam has been found to be indeed healthy to eat by humans who have lost their mind....

Guy Requests For a Simple Photoshop Job, Didn’t Go As Planned

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This is why we signed up for Twitter

Deviant Behaviour on Social Media Should be Recognized as a Disorder – Expert

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Social networking sites might have made it easier for people to communicate with their friends or connect with random strangers from around the world. However,...
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Using Social Media for Good- Interview With RescueBnB’s Sallinder Nyawira

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This is a great example of how social media can be used for humanitarian work effectively
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This Lady Wants to Buy Twitter so She can Ban Donald Trump

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People are sick of Trump's tweets
solar eclipse

10 Amazing Photos of The Solar Eclipse That Hit the Internet in the Right Spot

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The total solar eclipse Americans were fortunate to experience was quite the spectacle and people took photos of it
online gaming

How has the Popularity of Online Gaming Affected the Internet Sector?

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Having a faster Internet speed has nowadays become an absolute necessity due to the incredible growth of gaming industry. One of the main reasons...
Privacy and convenience

The Thin Line Between Convenience and Privacy – Opinion

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When it comes to the choice between convenience and privacy, very few people can honestly pick one over the other. Most of us want...
social media

New Media a Bubble? Burst That Thought

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A recent study by Kenya Audience Research Foundation (KARF) on media consumption in Kenya has elicited a battle between Traditional and New Media. Dubbed...
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Celebrities And Influencers Are Making A Ton Of Money Per Post On Instagram

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They can just live entirely on their sponsored posts on Instagram

58% of Kenyan Youth Agree The Government Should Regulate Social Media – GeoPoll

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Social media tends to be used by the youth more than the older generation and they use these platforms to share content or to...

WhatsApp Is Testing Business Chat Tools – Report

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Most social networks are free to use but they cost money to run them. This means eventually, you will get to see them implementing...

South Africa Is Contemplating Regulating Social Media And Tackling Fake News

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The rise of social media usage in the last decade has caught governments all over the world unawares since it has made communication easier...

Kenyans Feel Shortchanged as Kenya Railway Shares Visuals of New Trains Interior

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  One of the biggest projects Kenya has ever undertaken is the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project which involved building a new railway line and...

5 Products Acquired by Facebook that Immensely Shaped Social Media as we Know it Today

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Facebook, as we know it today, is a very large public company. It is also the undisputed king of social media. But it has...

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