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Social media: One man’s meat is another man’s poison: Part 2

When the idiom 'One man's meat is another man's poison' was first recorded in 1576, I doubt the author thought that there would ever be something called 'social media' 5 centuries later. On Friday the 20th of December 2013, I came across a tweet 'Going to Africa. I hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding…

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#MandelaStory

Social media mentions about the late #NelsonMandela have done epic stats numbers since his death. See the numbers here >>> @PrezenceDigital created a video about how #Madiba would be best represented if he was a "born free". The video combines all the social media platforms of this day in telling the story of all the…

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#16Days of Activism

RAPE, ABUSE AND MURDER – are the headlines that surface daily in the news. These words are associated with the injustices and violent behaviours affecting women and children every day. So now that the President has launched the “16 Days of activism” NOW WHAT? I feel like each one of these days should have an…

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#Digital world – We need new rules?

The Digital world provides infinite possibilities.  As Jay-Z said "The Internet is like the wild, wild west. We need to write the new rules.“ The ability to receive and share data is limitless. Recently, Drake "Drizzy" new album titled “Nothing was the same” was leaked about 9 days before the scheduled date of 24 Sept.…

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How would the top 10 overall favourite brands perform if #TopBrands2013 included social media elements?

The annual Sunday Times Top Brands 2013 Survey was published yesterday. If social media presence, engagement and influence elements were included in this survey, results of the top 10 overall favourite brands would have been different.

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#Mandela’s record-breaking Twitter mentions add to his many firsts

To quote Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela is one of a few individuals whose lives are/were celebrated while still alive. Let me use Twitter stats to illustrate how big Nelson Mandela is, the whole world round. "Mandela" mentions - Last 7 days In just 1 week, there were more than half a million "Mandela" mentions on Twitter. On his…

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