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2017 BRIT Awards live on YouTube
For the 4th year running, you can watch the BRIT Awards live in fabulous, star-studded, rock ’n’ rolling glory if you’re based outside of Great Britain.
And South Africa's very own YouTube funnyman +Caspar will also be bringing you top gossip from the event on the official BRITs channel
So, tune in to the official BRITs channel on February 22 at 7.30 p.m. GMT and enjoy yourselves a Britpop bonanza.


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Tip Monday- Save & Share your favorite places using Google Maps!

You can now use Google Maps to keep track of your favorite places and share them with friends. Check out the steps in this video.

And be sure to share with your pals :-).

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Incase you missed it
Last week we announced the roll out of our new mobile live streaming feature to creators with more than 10,000 subscribers (everybody else will have it soon :-)).
It’s a launch that’ll put the power of live streaming in the hands of hundreds of thousands of talented creators, giving them a more intimate and spontaneous way to share their thoughts, lives, and creativity.
You can read more about it here- https://youtube.googleblog.com/2017/02/mobile-live-streaming-super-chat-live.html



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Are you up for the challenge? Team up to solve a real life engineering problem from Google ...#Hashcode
Deadline 23 Feb 2017

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Very proud of the first African winner in Google's annual coding competition, 17-year-old Nji Collins Gbah....+BBC Africa +BBC News, thank you!

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SSA YouTube creators have been hard at work and come November 11 we will be celebrating their hard work with a very glitzy awards show in Johannesburg, South Africa. We are also excited to announce our hosts for the night! Watch this space for more.
#YouTubeSSA

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In celebration of the Rio 2016 Olympics, we are bringing some some useful, informative and fun features across Search. From learning about the Games’ events, to finding schedule of events and information on medal races, athletes, we are bringing the best our products have to offer to everyone in Africa and around the world.

We hope this makes it easier for you to find the info you need around this summer’s big event.

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Applications are now open for the 1st Progressive Web Apps event series in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Join experts from around the world in talks and hands-on codelabs on the future of the web with Progressive Web Apps, why they are important and how to build and deploy them effectively. Applications close on 5th August 2016.
For more information, go to the Progressive Web Apps Sub-Saharan Africa Website at http://goo.gl/bck65R

#PWAroadshow  
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Did you know? You can download areas in Google Maps. This way you will never be lost, even without network: https://goo.gl/ea5yHD!

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Le saviez-vous ? Vous pouvez télécharger une carte dans Google Maps pour ne plus être perdu, même sans réseau : https://goo.gl/oKRgXp
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