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Earlier this week, YouTube introduced the next chapter in rewarding creativity on the platform. At its inaugural Made on YouTube event, YouTube shared that it’s expanding the platform’s monetization system, the YouTube Partner Program (YPP), to allow more creators to join the program, introducing new ways for creators to earn...
Over the years, video advertising has become one of the most effective ways to engage the audience. It is evident from the fact that there are about 3.1 billion digital video viewers worldwide, and online video ad spending across the globe has reached 61.6bn USD. This value is projected...
Technology companies striving to grow their market share are always looking for creative ways to promote their products and services. As more people get their news from online publications and interact on social media platforms, sponsored content is becoming an increasingly popular method of advertising. Sponsored content refers to promotional...
TeleGeography, a global telecommunications market research and consulting firm, has found that global internet bandwidth rose by 28% in 2022, now standing at 997 Tbps with a four-year CAGR of 29%. The firm forecasts that the Pbps era will soon be underway. TeleGeography’s latest Global Internet Geography research tracks the continued return to "normal"...
From virtual meetings to immersive 3D customer experiences or even property tours, the Metaverse will transform the way that companies operate. Gartner predicts that by 2026, a quarter of us will spend at least one hour a day in the Metaverse for work, shopping, education, social media and/or entertainment. Some...
Research released Tuesday, conducted by World Wide Worx on behalf of PayPal and FNB, shows that South African SMEs went online in response to the pandemic, extended the number of payment methods they offer and started looking to international customers. SA SMEs' digital response to the pandemic, and the role...
Every student is eventually faced with a difficult assignment where critical resources and advanced skills and knowledge are necessary. As the life of the present-day student does not allow for productivity academically, they, therefore, turn for help to other people who write essays as a profession. The online community...
Technology has always enabled people to connect and express themselves. As communication became faster, the video became a richer way to share experiences. We’ve gone from desktop to web to mobile; from text to photos to video. But this wave of innovation isn’t slowing down, so what is the metaverse...
Google Trends has released the top searched items by South Africans on its search engine for July 2022. South Africans eager to find out more information on everything from current affairs to the latest celebrity news and their favorite sports teams turned to Google Search this July to satisfy their...
WhatsApp on Tuesday announced a series of new privacy changes coming to the chatting service, including a way for users to check their messages without appearing online to other contacts. The new features are set to roll out to all users by the end of this month, both on...
The Twitter social network has more than 390 million active users and is one of the most used social networks by people of all ages. This one works as a microblogging platform since 2006 and its algorithm works in a very similar way to the others. Increasing the number...
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the company is expanding its NFT and digital collectable support on the Instagram social media platform to countries in Africa and other continents. The international expansion follows the initial test launch of the product in May. Now users in more than 100 countries...
Meta, the company that owns Facebook, has reported a drop in revenue for the second quarter. According to The Verge, the giant tech company's revenue dropped by 1% to $28.8 billion, adding that in the third quarter these results could be worse. Although the company witnessed a decline in its revenue,...
US-based cryptocurrency trader Yellow Card Financial says that its Brand Ambassador (BA) program has given the opportunity to hundreds of African youths to learn about crypto, "build career skills", educate their communities, and most importantly, earn money as an influencer for its brand and products. The program, launched first in...
Facebook says that it will make changes to News Feeds on the platform, adding a Feeds tab that will only show users content from friends and pages that they follow, without suggested content. “One of the most requested features for Facebook is to make sure people don’t miss friends’ posts,”...
Twitter, the giant social media platform, announced that Spaces will now allow users to share clips, a feature it has been testing since March 2022. According to The Verge, anyone who is in a Space will be able to make a clip that expires after 30 days. This includes both...
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