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It’s not surprising that WhatsApp is bigger than Facebook in South Africa

I heard on SAFM radio this morning that a recently released social media report shows that WhatsApp is bigger than Facebook in South Africa. What surprised me was the mention by the gentleman who was interviewed by Stephen Grootes that this finding is astonishing. Well,...

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Continent Africa, digital innovator or digital adopter?

Up until just recently, I had no idea that continent Africa was the youngest continent in the world. Yes, Africa's internet adoption may be on the rise, but it is still fairly new. Fascinating isn't it? And also quite ironic, considering that we are one...

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#infographic: WhatsApp for business?

$19 billion, that's how much Facebook bought WhatsApp for. It is arguably the world’s fastest growing communication app developed thus far. Mark Zuckerberg in his letter officially announcing the purchase, partly wrote "Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. We do...

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What’s up with whatsapp? #Whatsappdown

Over the past weekend the hashtag #whatsappdown trended on twitter after whatsapp had a “blackout” when over 450 million of whatsapp users could not send or receive message for several hours worldwide on the 22 February 2014. The whatsapp black-out gave an app called Telegram messenger a boost, as...

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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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