Technology gives us a broader platform of thinking

Man’s personal necessity is the sole driving force behind his mental ingenuity. Inventions and technological discoveries are a result of each conscious need that faces man. Without a doubt technology has reached its climax in the role it plays in human existence and no man alive can escape the benefits and trials that come with…

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Is the excitement with Bafana Bafana’s gutsy AFCON 2013 performances replicated on social media?

AFCON 2013, Africa’s premier continental soccer tournament that kicked off on the 19th of January, wrapped up the group stage last night, and will now enter the knock-out stage this coming weekend. The question that lead me to put this post together was whether the growing excitement about Bafana Bafana’s gutsy performances, especially in the last 2 group stage games of AFCON2013, was being replicated on social media.

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

Civilization is the goal of every generation that takes center stage in life, but like a double-edged sword the enhancement of one aspect of life due to technological advances often leads to the downfall of another factor of life, it’s not always the act of innovation that threatens human life, social or moral standards but…

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Can Big Data transform a business?

Big Data is a topical trend. It offers new opportunities and challenges. Global big data projects will offer high value and return on investment (ROI) for businesses. It will also increase the demand for information management and security.

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Top 4 South African fan pages have a share of Facebook’s largest market – the US

The latest Socialbakers stats show that South Africa’s top 5 Facebook fan pages are a mix of entertainment and sport. My first reaction about Trevor Noah (top 2 position) was that his successful foray into the highly competitive US comedy circuit has a lot to do with his brand performance on Facebook. The next logical question to test this was: are the top 5 South African fan pages having any fans in the US, Facebook’s largest market? Thankfully, I found my answer on Socialbakers – one of my main sources of Facebook insights.

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