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Jessica Leandra dos Santos has become an example of how not to use social networks

I am certain that Jessica Leandra dos Santos could not imagine what was going to follow from her ill-considered tweet, posted on the 3rd of May, where she used the word "kaffir" in her rant about some Black man who apparently committed an act of...

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Time has come for ALL companies to put a social media policy in place

2 years ago, a social media policy was still an optional item on South African and all other companies' still-to-do list. However, this is no more the case....

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Here’s a list of South Africa’s Top 10 Twitterers

Bruce Attridge tops the list of South Africa's top 10 Twitterers by number of followers, as at the 8th of April 2012. The list, compiled from Twitter Counter, has a good mix of personalities....

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Value of a smartphone goes up another notch with PayPal Here™

PayPal mobile payment solution, the world's first of its kind, is Here™. ...

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2012 State of the Nation Address (#SONA) had a gr8 theme, but that’s where the first part of it ended

When I heard that the theme for the 2012 SONA is "The Knowledge Economy and Development Opportunities", I was naturally excited by the first part thereof. Suffice to say I was highly disappointed when the moment of truth arrived at 19H00 (South African time) on...

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Mobile data usage to ramp up in South Africa in 2012… with provisos

Dearth of South African mobile market statistics is fast becoming a thing of the past, as this post will show with abundant quotation of sources that offer rich insights. All signs are pointing in the right direction for this market, but there are things that...

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