#SocialMedia penetration by platform in South Africa

StatCounter's penetration stats for key social networks in South Africa - as at January 2014 - show interesting skews: Notice that Facebook - the king of social networks - and Twitter have higher penetration on mobile devices, while Pinterest, Youtube and linkedIn have higher penetration on desktop? The 2 of the possible reasons for the…

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#Blogging101 Lessons

This is my first post since our new site went live over 24 hours ago, which eNitiaters are overly excited about. Amazing how the new site has reignited the enthusiasm in the team. This morning we revisited how we want to improve the quality of blogging, to ensure that we take this site to new heights,…

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You can be a #digital dj

Impossible possibilities is a mantra that @BraWilly_unLTD lives by. Often some individuals never get what he means exactly. But to me I've come to understand that he means in the digital context. With access to technology and the internet you can be anything! You can  simulate flying a plane, you can rent the runway , you…

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Hashtag (#) phenomena

The power of the hashtag (#) has proven to be a tremendously convenient and effective tool. Not only can you join or follow a conversation, but if used strategically it can build campaigns, promote products/ideas or incite a movement. Most companies have even adopted hashtags for online and offline marketing campaigns e.g. television, billboards, vehicle…

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Flappy Bird crashes after first flight

  Flappy Bird is a 2013 mobile game notorious for its difficulty level. It was developed in Hanoi by Vietnam-based developer Dong Nguyen and published by .GEARS Studios, a small, independent game developer also based in Vietnam. The game, which was released on May 24, 2013, was removed from both Apple's App Store and Google Play by its creator on February 10, 2014. Flappy bird drove…

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The power of Google Glass

So while fiddling and trying to find some very much needed inspiration on what to blog about this week,I 'accidentally' stumbled on this .After reading it and of cause considering the fact that I hated those field trips,I immediately thought to myself 'Damn, now why couldn't we have had these babies when I was in kindergarten?'…

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