Infographic: Tweeting2Mangaung – 27 August to 9 September 2012

In this infographic I analyse tweet mentions forming part of the ANC Centenary Conference’s road to Mangaung on a bi-monthly basis.

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Infographic: Tweeting2Mangaung – 13 to 26 August 2012

In this infographic, developments relating to the road to Mangaung are being tracked based on Twitter mentions.

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Infographic: brands that leveraged #TeamSA’s #London2012 success on Twitter

This post showcases an infographic that captures results of my recent Twitter analysis, which focused on brands that leveraged #TeamSA’s #London2012 success.

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Should advertisers worry about Facebook’s recent 83 million “dubious” accounts announcement?

Should advertisers worry about Facebook’s recently announced 83 million dubious accounts? This is an important question, because advertiser are driven by numbers, ahead of all else. However, it is key to note that fictitious and dormant accounts are a common characteristic of ALL social network sites. They are not avoidable. Thus, the question should be: what is the tolerable level of these accounts that advertisers are happy to live with?

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Eskom a top 3 desired employer, according to #TopBrands2012

Eskom gave many people a surprise showing in #TopBrands2012. South Africa’s electricity supplier was voted 2nd most desired company to work for in 2012. At the top spot was Coca-Cola, and 3rd was Telkom.

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The 3 main social networks are putting software developers out of business

81% of the world’s social networking population is found on Facebook, Youtube and Twitter combined. The quest (or more likely pressure) by these social networks to turn netizens’ content, provided freely on their sites, into money-making machines is turning them into ugly monsters. Implications for 3rd party software developers are dire.

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