Instagram follows Twitter

Picture sharing site Instagram has followed in the foot steps of twitter to create a trending page that recognises trends that are more local to the user. The 'explore' page on Instagram shows users that are trending on the social network based on a high number of 'likes.' It is similar to Twitter's trending topics…

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DIGITAL #SANGOMAS PREDICT THE NEXT SOCIAL NETWORKS.

Curators are predicting the next social media channels.  On The business of #ContentCuratorahip I mentioned that Mark Zuckerberg is predicting virtual reality as the next chapter after mobile domination as we are experiencing.  Here is what the digital sangomas bones are predicting with their virtual bones. Zerply will replace LinkedIn. This social network is meant for…

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The business of #ContentCuratorship

 One of the buzzwords of the moments is Content Curatorship. Question is what is in this term? The general definition of  content curatorship is the process of  collecting,  organizing and presenting (representing) information on a particular subject.  In this digital age, information consumption is the lifeblood of society.  Therefore only those who  package commonly  available content in…

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Things people do with their smartphones when they wake up

A 2013 survey found that almost all smartphones owners do the same things with their gadgets in the morning. The top 3 activities are: The finding about checking of emails is especially interesting, given that obituary has already been written in some digital marketing circles for this form of communication.    

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How far can we go with technology and Religion? #TweetingInTongues

Some of the most sensitized topics that we constantly have to tip toe around include Sex, race and RELIGION. So how do we make it work for us in a social space? Last year, the sensational, South African singer and actress Kelly Khumalo tweeted praying in tongues, and unapologetically justified her actions. This occurred after…

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Impact of digital technology on religion

The Easter weekend is  a sacrosanct period for christian religion. This period is used to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ that took place during the 1st century AD. There are going to be pilgrimages across the world to various holy places, and South Africa will be joining in. ZCC Easter Pilgrimage - Moria…

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