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This is Social Media. Just not the conventional type of coverage of it.

Less than a month after WhatsApp introduced free voice calls to users of its Android app, so the Facebook-owned company has begun rolling the feature out to its iOS customers. The feature will however not be available to all Apple device owners at once. The company said it “is rolling out slowly over...
As always, the world united this year in moments of triumph, activism, support, and fascination, and Twitter is where we gathered for all of it. Whether people were making a hashtag into a global movement or expressing wonder over the color of a dress, we all used Twitter this...
The hack4ag Uganda hackthon was concluded last week in Jinj which saw three groups being awarded for coming up with the best applications. Kuangalia, an app that helps farmers verify seeds quality emerged winners. According to a senior economist at the World Bank, they were the clear cut winners,...
Facebook could be about to release its own search engine, letting users find articles to share with their friends alongside their status updates. At the moment, users must paste in the URL of a page if they want to share it. But some iOS users are seeing a version of...
God bless Twitter. It's there for us in our times of boredom and, more importantly, during our times of excitement. And none more so than during the Premier League season when all manner of exciting things happen...and we all take to Twitter to talk about it. But what have been the...
Your Facebook News Feed will soon become much more animated. Facebook has decided to begin supporting animated GIF images. An animated GIF is a graphic image that moves in a loop — which is created by combining a batch of consecutive images. Facebook will let you post animated GIFs to the...
June 27, marks the date for this year's Social Media Day celebration taking place in Kampala — bringing together influencers and innovators to talk about social media, Kampala, and technology’s ultimate role in a resurging city’s success - organized by VirtualTrends. Mashable, the leading source for news, information, and resources for the...
The world is going mobile, yes and we all agree because everyone wants to buy a smartphone. We have previously been using WhatsApp on our phones and it was working out really well but in the work environment we have really been distracted a lot from our computers(which still...
Ever wondered what our brain is doing while we take a break? During those quiet moments, our brain prepares to "see the world through a social lens", reveals a new study. The findings explain why Facebook or Twitter are such popular diversions for people who feel like taking a break. "The...
According to some Facebookers, the king of social networks is beginning to provide “Suggested Topics” hashtags at the bottom of the box where you write out a Status update. From what we’ve seen in the provided screenshots, the teed-up topics given are all holidays so far. In similar fashion, Facebook...