Putting Kaizer Chiefs #OperationVatAlles to the test – on social media

Kaizer Chiefs ended their 8-year long wait for the most prized Soccer Premiership glory in the 2012/2013 season, and revived the quest for "Operation Vat Alles (aka Thatha Zonke)" with the addition of Nedbank and Carling Black Label Cups in the 2013 trophy cabinet. You can include the Gauteng Cup, if numbers are everything to you. "Vat Alles" is…

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#Digital goes platinum

Jay Z’s latest album Magna Carter Holy Grail went platinum literally before it hit the store shelves, this is all due to the power of #digital downloads.  There have been many critical reviews about this digital campaign. Here is how the digital campaign worked – the summed up version. Samsung gave away 1 million free copies of Magna…

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#SocialMediaAddiction

I recently attended a conference where Ray Keller was speaking. He made a very interesting observation:  everywhere he goes, be it a meeting or a seminar, people are always busy on their phone with every minute that passes. This made me think that social media has taken over our lives. Most people have a fear of…

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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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Here is a list of #Twitter newsmakers from #Zuma’s 2013 cabinet reshuffle

Chops, additions and musical chairs There were newsmakers on Twitter, following the cabinet reshuffle announcement by South Africa's first citizen, President Jacob Zuma, on 9 July 2013. For more on the cabinet reshuffle news, click here. The initial newsmaker list was compiled based on the names of outgoing (Tokyo Sexwale, Dina Pule and Richard Baloyi),…

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