Tag: Social Media

Study reveals most people really don’t click through articles posted on Twitter

Reading articles online is not a new thing and we have been doing it for years on the desktop or on mobile. For a...

Algeria Temporarily Blocked Social Media Access Due to Exam Leaks

  Social networks have been with us for over a decade and they have become a part of our daily lives. People end up sharing...
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Facebook User Now Famous for “Predicting” Clinton win Outed by Technology

A lot of people were fooled today by what this guy posted on Facebook.
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How a Monkey Took Over Kenyan Social Media

Yesterday, a rare thing happened in Kenya. We are usually accustomed to the planned power outages for maintenance and localized outages when there is...

The Curious Case of How Kenyans Turn Negatives into Humour

As a country, we experience a lot of downsides every week and despite these unfortunate outcomes, we find a way of creating humour out...

The Eiffel Tower will be Linked to Social Media Posts During Euro 2016 Tournament

Football matches usually generate a lot of interest on social media and specifically on Twitter due to the fact that the platform is perfect...

Research reveals Facebook is still crucial for publishers who are targeting readers on mobile

Social media is where people spend most of their time on the internet and this is a huge audience. Facebook for example has over...
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The Making of Brian Mbunde into a Social Media Pro – Interview

The rise of digital marketing has introduced a relatively new set of careers for people out there and one of the careers is being...

This lady has an interesting hobby of making very realistic cakes and body art

We all engage in different hobbies during our leisure time away from our normal routine. Some engage in leisure, others decide to read articles...

Banking Snafu takes Social Media Casualty in Kenya

This week has been quite the ride on social media and it was centered around the banking industry, specifically towards Chase Bank. The bank...
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North Korea is reportedly blocking access to social media websites

Social media has brought together people from a certain society together and even made the world more connected than ever. This is power on...
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Kenyan MP’s Photo Quickly Turned to Meme after Parliament Gaffe

Yesterday, the President delivered the State of the Nation Address in Parliament and this event had its share of debacle on the floor of...

KFCB wants to regulate social media and people are not too happy about it

The Kenya Film Classification Board has been using social media of late to express the regulator's opinions on certain issues that are apparently within...
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Is Your Kid Safe on Facebook? Stay In the Know with Parental Monitoring Apps

Today, most of the parents are struggling with what they can do when their young kids aspire to join Facebook. There are no clear-cut...
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Zambia might follow Tanzania in Banning Social Media in Government Offices

In June 2015 during the World Social Media day, Senior Director Digital Media for the Kenya government, Dennis Itumbi said the government has an elaborate...
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Grandpa made burgers for his 6 grandchildren, 5 didn’t show up so Twitter reacted

Going viral is a random thing that happens on social media. It could be basically a random nondescript post done by some random person...
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Samsung has a new social network named after a type of pastry

The good thing about modern day social networks is the variety. They are all formed with the intention to solve a certain aspect of...
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Turkey bans Social Media Networks over an Explosion

Yesterday, there was an unfortunate incident where there was an explosion in Turkey's capital, Ankara. It led to over 30 people being killed and...
Instagram ban on certain words is rather futile

Instagram’s Quest to ban Certain Words is Futile – Study

Instagram has been moderating the use of some words, hashtags or emojis for a while now and was once even rumoured to be working...
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Scholar Says Social Media is Shrinking our Brains, no cause for Worry Though

Social media is addictive, no doubt about that and since humans are social beings, you may find yourself spending an awful amount of time...

This year’s Oscars broke the record for the most tweets sent in a minute for the award show

Twitter is a great place to follow a live event or talk about it and the company knows that fact very well. They have...

Debunking Digital Marketing: Interview with Ahmed Salim

Digital marketing has taken prominence over the last couple of years and it is thanks to more and more people using the internet. Brands...
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This social network gives you the opportunity to be surveilled in an artistic way

In most social networks like Instagram or Twitter, you end up acquiring followers as you interact with people on the network. These followers could...

COFEK criticizes Durex on Twitter, Uproar Ensues

COFEK (Consumers Federation of Kenya) is an organization that fights for consumer rights in the country. They have a Twitter account @ConsumersKenya and they have...
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Self Confessed Avocado Fanatic Creates Website to net Valentine’s Date

You know, it is that time of the year when love is in the air  and cupid is busy randomly shooting his laced arrows...

To Be a Social Media Manager in Kenya: Interview with Naomi Mutua

The rise of social networking sites has brought about a new industry where official accounts of brands need to cater to their customers, promote...

LIVELUVO: On Making A Digital Village

Village. Sounds old fashioned right? Something only our parents and a number of us know all too well from experience. However people like me,...

What to Expect In The Social Media Front In 2016

Disruption of how you read articles online Facebook shook the industry by introducing Instant Articles, a platform that aims to revolutionize how we read articles...

Jimmy Gait’s “Hello” Cover Causes Social Media Uproar

Adele's Hello has been a smash hit all over the world and as expected, other musicians have released several covers to the song. Our...

Brazilian Racist’s Messages Posted on Neighbourhood Billboards

Cyberbullying is one of the biggest problems on social media and although there are several ways to counteract this, it still rears its ugly...

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