#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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