2011/2012 British Premier League to be remembered for many reasons

Many people would agree that the 2011/2012 British Premier League will not be remembered only for the fact that Manchester City won it after 44 years, but this season will also be remembered for how it ended. The Twitterverse captured the nail-biting moments best.

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Can social media and reverse psychology be bedfellows?

I cannot not help but wonder whether some form of reverse psychology would work on employees with access to company computers and Internet, where they are actively encouraged to be on social networks, with the proviso that some of the time is used for work-related activities.

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Social media blurring the line between personal and professional lives

Let us be warned that the line is now blurred. The freedom to say what we want on social networks, has to be balanced with clear understanding of the possible far-reaching consequences involved.

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Jessica Leandra dos Santos has become an example of how not to use social networks

I am certain that Jessica Leandra dos Santos could not imagine what was going to follow from her ill-considered tweet, posted on the 3rd of May, where she used the word “kaffir” in her rant about some Black man who apparently committed an act of sexual harassment against her in an unnamed Spar retail outlet.

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SA Music Awards 2012 yielded positive sentiment on social networks

The MTN South African Music Awards 2012 was a huge success all round, judging by associated social network mentions during live TV broadcast of Mzansi’s biggest entertainment awards ceremony, on the night of April 30th.

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Usage of social integration tools

It feels like social integration tools have been around for as long as social media. But, there are netizens who do not use them, or do understand how to best leverage them. In my inaugural #InformUrSelf Twitterview, I address this topic.

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