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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Top 5 African cities on Facebook

I found SocialBakers’ ranking of Top 5 African Cities interesting. However, I also found that the ranking was not accurate, and support my argument with stats using the same tool (SocialBkers) and other reputable online sources.

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Time has come for ALL companies to put a social media policy in place

2 years ago, a social media policy was still an optional item on South African and all other companies’ still-to-do list. However, this is no more the case.

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Here’s a list of South Africa’s Top 10 Twitterers

Bruce Attridge tops the list of South Africa’s top 10 Twitterers by number of followers, as at the 8th of April 2012. The list, compiled from Twitter Counter, has a good mix of personalities.

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