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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2012 State of the Nation Address (#SONA) had a gr8 theme, but that’s where the first part of it ended

When I heard that the theme for the 2012 SONA is “The Knowledge Economy and Development Opportunities”, I was naturally excited by the first part thereof. Suffice to say I was highly disappointed when the moment of truth arrived at 19H00 (South African time) on the 9th of February 2012, when JZ took the podium. Alas, there was zilch mention of the theme in his speech!

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Western Cape: RLabs initiates a Free Mobile Counselling Portal”

With the growth of social media tradition in South Africa we are now introduced to a very useful and handy tool called “Free Mobile Counselling Portal.” A company called RLabs in partnership with Vodacom Foundation and  JamiiX are offering 100 Non-Governmental Organizations, non-profits, educational organisations, schools, community organizations and social groups the opportunity to leverage…

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How will digital freedom transform businesses in South Africa?

Over the past years with the preamble of social networks to be specific Facebook, I witnessed that more persons were becoming responsive to social networks, yet not fully aware of how Digital/Social media can breed both pessimistic and optimistic feedback to help them enhance their businesses.                  …

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The social media under-utilisation debate rages on

As old as the word “social media” sounds to some of us now, treatment of these media as an afterthought that inevitably results in their underutilisation is still prevalent in a fair number of companies.

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