Social Media for Teens

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen some of our young people coming to the Impact Centre on a Friday afternoon for Social Media and Life skills training. This idea was the brain child of Craig Ross, Clinton Liederman and Brent Williams who saw the need in the community where young people are being lured […]

Youth Marketing using Technology Champions

With the increased number of organisations especially non-profits looking at how they can engage with young people the video below, by Graham Brown of Mobile Youth, gives an insightful overview of what these organisations can do to reach their youth target market. The Reconstructed Project also featured in this video as we continue spreading the […]

Popularity of Micro-Blogging

With the increased number of users who connect to the web via mobile devices the adoption of Micro-Blogging platforms or status updating like on Social networks like FaceBook and Twitter has become a popular activity amongst internet users. A study by Pew found that mobile users will Micro-Blog more frequent and the more connectivity devices […]

Mom 2.0: Social Media for Women with a purpose

Today we had our first session with mothers and women from the Cape Flats. For many its a new experience to be engaging with technology but they are very excited about the possibilities. More than 20 women were present and we know that this is the beginning of greater things in our communities. The topic […]

Introduction to Social Media 2012

Course Outline The RLabs Academy Introduction to Social Media will give learners an overview and experience in the use of popular Social Media tools. This 20 week course will cover the following topics: – Background to social media and tools such as blogs, ¬†micro-blogs and multimedia file-sharing sites – Practical opportunities for participants to engage […]