YouTube Introduces the #YouTubeBlack Voices Class of 2021

YouTube has announced the first round of its Black Voices Class of 2021 winners. 132 creators from the US, UK, Kenya, Brazil, Australia, South Africa and Nigeria have been chosen to take part in the initiative, which focuses on investment in narratives that ‘emphasise the intellectual power, authenticity, dignity, and joy of Black voices’ on YouTube. The […]

Converse Cleans the Air in Cities Across the Globe Through Sustainable Street Art

Street art has previously been an act of rebellion but has since become a celebration of creatives and an artistic medium for social progress. Converse has launched a campaign in cities across the globe, including South Africa, painting sustainable murals and bringing new meaning to street art. Members of the global Converse All Stars community […]

A Glimpse of the Latest Nike Tech Pack Collection

A glimpse of the latest Nike Tech Pack Collection reveals the familiar (jackets and sweatpants that provide warmth via a modern take on fleece and knit) and the unfamiliar (layering pieces including sports bras, crop tops, tights and more). Evolving beloved running and training silhouettes within the collection nods to the future of apparel design […]

Instagram Rolls Out Verified Badges

The app is finally making the process a lot more transparent, but whether or not it will be more generous with its verifications remains unclear. Any Instagram user can now apply to be verified, although the setting seems to only be available in the iOS app at present. There is a prerequisite to receiving the blue check, however. […]

Trace Launches its Own Mobile Network in SA

TRACE, the global multi-platform digital and media company dedicated to premium afro urban music and entertainment launches TRACE Mobile, as a fully-fledged Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) in South Africa. TRACE Mobile pre-paid offer comes with a distinctive proposition as the Next Generation Cellular Network which offers all subscribers data that never expire, a unique music proposition, audiovisual entertainment content […]