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Logan Paul pulled from Google's Preferred Ads, with YouTube Red projects put on hold

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 January 2018

The divisive YouTuber is facing severe consequences following his video from the Japanese suicide forest. FULL STORY >

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Facebook's 2017 Year In Review

By Press Release 6 December 2017

Facebook today announced its 2017 Year in Review, highlighting the top ways people came together on Facebook to support one another. FULL STORY >

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Facebook deploys new suicide prevention AI

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 November 2017

The social media platform has released a new set of AI tools designed to detect and assist users contemplating suicide. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat adds object recognising filters ahead of app's design overhaul

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 November 2017

It's now common knowledge that Snapchat is set for an extensive redesign soon, but that has not stopped the app from releasing new filters that recognise animals and food. FULL STORY >

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Overcoming the Digital Skills Gap with Social Media Education

By Press Release 8 November 2017

With 13 million South Africans on Facebook, 2.68 million on Instagram and 7.4 million users on Twitter, social media marketing is a key tool for reaching new audiences and boosting sales for any business. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat said to have significant app overhaul on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 November 2017

In an earnings letter to investors, Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel says a significant overhaul to the app is on the way. FULL STORY >

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Twitter's new 280 character limit now official

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 November 2017

The microblogging platform is a little less micro, doubling the character limit for tweets to 280 characters. FULL STORY >

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To succeed with youth on social media, let them be part of the brand’s story

By Opinion 1 November 2017

We know about marketing to Generation Z – but what about marketing to Generation Z? Do marketers need to relook tactics? Ernst Wittmann from Alcatel shares his insight into the market’s dilemma. FULL STORY >

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Twitter details forthcoming measures to fight harassment on its platform

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 October 2017

Following the recent sexual harassment saga on Twitter, the company has outlined what measures it will be taking in coming months. FULL STORY >

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Facebook Live adds real-time screen sharing

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 October 2017

The native functionality now replaces what third party software was once required for. FULL STORY >

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Twitter promises new anti-abuse rules following recent boycott

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 October 2017

Following last week Friday's #WomenBoycottTwitter protest, Twitter has said that anti-abuse rules are on the way. FULL STORY >

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#WomenBoycottTwitter gains momentum following Rose McGowan's suspension

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 October 2017

In light of recent sexual harassment claims sweeping through Hollywood, Rose McGowan's account suspension by Twitter has prompted an initiative to send a message to the company. FULL STORY >

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Twitter adds tool to better find sports-related tweets

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 October 2017

Part of Twitter mobile's new Happening Now tab, users will be able to better find tweets relating to sport events. FULL STORY >

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Twitter is reportedly working on tweetstorm feature

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 September 2017

The feature remains hidden for now, but could be headed for public testing soon. FULL STORY >

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Best practices for customer service on social media

By Staff Writer 13 July 2017

Find out what you should be doing and what you should avoid with customer service via social media. FULL STORY >

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Bitcoin's surge (27 votes)
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