We all live in the same world but we often see it very differently. The whole world experienced the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 but that does not mean our outlook on 2021 or the way we talk about it is the same and sometimes that is for cultural reasons. Apart […]
The latest episode of a Swahili podcast I’ve been listening to, ‘Things to do to succeed financially’ is called ‘Announce your war on debt’. In it, life coach Luphurise Mawere gives some advice about how to use social media. She warns that your Instagram or Facebook ought not to show […]
Twitter is pretty straightforward: it’s a sort of public billboard where people display things. And it’s not hard to learn, with only a handful of conventions like the retweet (RT) and the hashtag (#), maybe with some evolutions thrown in. So: you get on Twitter, you make a witty observation, […]
A couple of Christmas videos have just been doing the rounds on Facebook, cashing in on the spread of social media and connectivity. A friend was wondering which one he should use at his church this Christmas. Here are a few reflections.