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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Can broadcasting companies lay a claim on Twitter followers of their personalities?

Is there a way to prove that an employee’s Twitter profile is growing owing directly or indirectly to their employment, and thus entitling the employer to lay claim on the employee’s followers when the two part ways? Available social analytics tools provide clues.

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What does #earthhour mean to the average netizen?

Is the Earth Hour a waste of time as a crowdsourcing initiative? Or can something be done to increase its appeal to the average netizen? Comparison with other events that became hits on Twitter and other social networks indicates there is hope.

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