If we had a Bill of rights for #SocialMedia

A Bill, in lay man terms is, "a formal declaration of the legal and civil rights of the citizens of any state, country, federation, etc". Now that that's out-of-the-way, let's just imagine a bill was passed to make certain that every human being had access to the internet and had the right to use it…

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Does Bill Cosby wish there was no growth of his Twitter followers right now?

Bill Cosby's current sex assault allegations lead me to analyse his Twitter follower growth, and  got me wondering whether there are times when brands wished they did not get anymore followers during times of scandals. In the case of Bill Cosby, did he wish the follower growth away between November and December, when his accusers…

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Do we really have Social Media Privacy?

We all use social media for different reasons, some for business and others for just personal reasons. Since the birth of social media, we have come to discover that this new media channel is a potent tool not only for personal use (connecting with old friends) but also to reach consumers who you might have not…

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South Africa: 4 Social Business 2015 predictions

  Our review of South Africa's social media 2014 trends clearly shows that the country was on a high. This phenomenal performance sets the tone for social business in 2015; given that many socially connected brands are commercial brands, and they track and analyse online mentions that are translated into strategic insights. Here are our 4 predictions for…

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South Africa: 2014 Social Media Review

  2014 in review South Africa experienced the busiest year on social media yet, as shown by growths of top 20 brands on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube in the last 12 months. Sourced: SocialBakers Using the 20:80 principle, growth of the top 20 brands on main social networks is a good indication of South Africa's performance…

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#Africa’s top 10 facebook junkies

As 2014 comes to an end, here are top 10 African countries with highest social network numbers. We anticipate that Africa's social network growths are going to be higher in 2015, assisted by increased access to smart phone devices, cheaper mobile data and faster bandwidth speed. To locate the countries simply place your curser on…

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