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SOUTH AFRICANS URGED TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO COMBAT RACISM

Angie Makwetla, Bongani Majola and Justice Albie Sachs at the SAHRC hearing on racism and social media on 15 February 2017. Picture: Masa Kekana/EWN. SAHRC South African Human Rights Commission SAHRC Racist behaviour Facebook posts racism Albie Sachs Online racism Email Print Masa Kekana | one hour ago JOHANNESBURG – The South African Human Rights Commission has completed its hearings into online ... Read More »

Dubai Police for banning social media in schools

Dubai: Dubai Police will launch an awareness campaign in schools urging pupils to avoid surfing and chatting on social media sites when they are in school following complaints from parents about the practice. They would also coordinate with the Ministry of Education to address the issue and recommend banning online engagement by pupils while at schools. Brigadier Dr Mohammad Al ... Read More »

Six Predictions For The Biggest Social Media Trends Of 2017 — And How Marketers Can Take Advantage

POST WRITTEN BY Forbes Communication Council Communications, PR, public affairs & media relations executives from Forbes Communications Council share firsthand insights. Social media is constantly evolving, and 2017 has already seen many new trends on the rise. So which of these trends should marketers be paying attention to in the coming months to keep their accounts on the cutting edge ... Read More »

Periscope Introduces Live 360 Video

Both Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Periscope are taking live video broadcasting to another level by introducing 360-degrees live video streams. You can now watch 360-degree live video on both platforms, but only select partners can currently broadcast 360-degree videos. How can you distinguish 360-degree video from the other broadcasts? Well, all 360-degree live videos are marked with a special “Live 360” ... Read More »

Top 10 LinkedIn Errors You Can Easily Avoid (Video)

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) is the social media site to be on whether you’re selling B2B, raising funds for your startup, or looking for your next job. And, while it may take a bit of time to learn how to use all of LinkedIn and it’s many tools, it’s easy to set up a basic profile so you can start networking with others in your ... Read More »

So Long, Twitter Dashboard — We Hardly Knew You

TweetDeck it wasn’t and now, Twitter Dashboard is toast. The social media site says it’s now ditching Twitter Dashboard — an app specifically designed for businesses — on Feb. 3. That’s only six months after Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) introduced Dashboard. And this is just the latest anti-development for Twitter. The social media site continues to appear to lag behind the others, ... Read More »

Business Users Trial New Facebook Live Streaming Video – We Have Examples

Since Facebook announced its new live streaming feature last year, and then opened it up to all users in December, the feature hasn’t exactly caught fire as some expected it would. But Facebook Live does have some potential benefits for business users. And a few business users have been able to try out the new feature and use it to interact with ... Read More »

33 Logo Design Services You Can Use Today

As you build your company and website, you probably want to present something unique, something that is memorable about your company image. Many companies choose to create a logo to identify their brand and company. But often, creating an original logo when you are first starting out is too expensive. So here are 33 logo creation applications or services that ... Read More »

Google Surpasses Apple to Become the Most Valuable Brand in the World: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple loses its throne after five years Google gave the top spot to Apple in 2012 Apple’s lack of innovation is being blamed Breaking Apple’s five-year record, Google has taken the top spot as the most valuable brand in the world. In the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report, Apple comes in second, followed by Amazon, AT&T, Microsoft, Samsung, ... Read More »

Norway Accuses Russia of Cyber-Attack

 Norway’s foreign ministry, army and other institutions were targeted in a recent cyber-attack by a group suspected of ties to Russian authorities, Norwegian intelligence – which was among the targets – said Friday. Known as APT 29, the group singled out by Oslo has already been accused of hacking interference in the US election last year. “Nine different email accounts ... Read More »