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    How To Bypass and Unblock Social Media During 2016 Elections.

    Blocking of the internet and denying citizens access to social media has become a tactic some African leaders and their government have adopted before and during their country’s elections. Social media has become one of the most significant threats to both authoritarian governments and some liberal democracies. In order to...
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    All You Need To Know About Instagram Live Video and Ephemeral Features

    Instagram has today released two major updates to their product: Instagram live video and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct. Instagram Live lets you broadcast video to your followers in real-time as part of Instagram Stories — a feature that launched in August and...
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    Social Media Analysis: Zimbabwe’s #ThisFlag & #OurFlag Campaigns

    On 20 April 2016, Evans Mwarire, a Zimbabwean Pastor posted a spoken-word video on Facebook titled This Flag in which he describes his disillusionment with the Zimbabwean government using the meanings behind the colours of the Flag to question if the flag still held its meaning to Zimbabweans. The...
  • Please Vote For My Blog To Win At The Ghana’s Blogging & Social Media Awards

    Ghana’s Blogging and Social Media Awards will take place during BloggingGhana‘s Blogcamp 2014 event scheduled for April 12, 2014 at the AITI-KACE under the theme: The New phase of Social Media. As you already know, my blog – www.macjordangh.com and myself has been shortlisted by the jury for the...
  • Hangout: Facebook’s 10th Anniversary & Social Media in Africa.

    Every month, BloggingGhana organizes a Google Hangout to discuss on topics very important to bloggers and the online community in Ghana and Africa. For the month of February, 2014 the hangout was on topic: Facebook's decade of existence and How Social Media has affected the African continent....
  • Ato Ulzen-Appiah as Social Media Week 2014 #55FORWARD Ambassador

    #55FORWARD Ghana: Ato Ulzen-Appiah on building a grass-root movement via social media GhanaThink Foundation and Barcamp Ghana’s Co-founder: Ato Ulzen-Appiah is selected as the 55FORWARD Ambassador for the Social Media Week 2014 – Lagos, Nigeria from Feb 17 – 21, 2014. According the Social Media Week Lagos portal: Social...
  • Social Media Week 2014 – Lagos, Nigeria.

    Social Media Week Lagos 2014 organized by Dragon Africa and AFRIKA21, is a whole week long event that is part of the Social Media Week global platform and is taking place in Lagos, Nigeria from February 17 – 21, 2014. Social Media Week is built on the belief that we...
  • BloggingGhana Launches Indiegogo Campaign for its Social Media Hub.

    BloggingGhana is pleased to launch an Indiegogo campaign towards the creation of a Social Media Hub in Ghana for bloggers and citizen journalists to be trained in Social Media and increase local content creation. BloggingGhana – Ghana’s largest community/network of bloggers, citizen journalists and social media enthusiasts is reaching...
  • Listen Up: @MutomboDaPoet Out With #SociallyYou!

    Spoken Word; a form of poetry that is often word based and sometimes uses punchlines to send a clear meaning to passages is clearly catching with Ghana’s urban community. Mutombo Da Poet – arguably Ghana’s spoken word artist currently pushing this new form of storytelling into a difference dimension...
  • US Ambassador Gene Cretz’s Remarks at Blogcamp Ghana 2013

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Bloggers & Social Media Enthusiasts, friends in the Media, Thank you for inviting me to Ghana’s first ever Social Media Awards ceremony. I agree with Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy Tara Sonenshine that: “social media has evolved into the most powerful, galvanizing catalyst of our time...
  • #Blogcamp13 – Ghana Social Media Award Winners

    On March 23, 2013 – bloggers and Social Media enthusiast in Ghana were awarded for promoting local content online and also contributing to using Social Media for Social Good in Ghana at the just ended Blogcamp Ghana 2013 event by Blogging Ghana. We were privileged and honoured to have the United...
  • IFF2013: The Internet in Africa – What’s at Stake?

    I’m very honoured and privilege to be part of the 2013 Internet Freedom Fellowship program by the Office of Public Affairs at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. The fellowship follows up on the US Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council – Amb. Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe’s pledge to find innovative ways to promote the use...
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