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Twitter for small business in SA

– By Duncan Edwards – Twitter has launched an advertising platform targeted at South African small businesses so they can take advantage of the globally popular social network.Ā The US-based company launched the service to help small businesses extend their reach … Continue reading

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SA safe to express political anger on social media

– Duncan Alfreds, News24 – Cape Town – Social media in South Africa offers a way for the public to increase engagement with politicians, and the legal framework adds protection, a social media expert says. A YouTube user recently created … Continue reading

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Are political parties on social media winning?

– Duncan Alfreds, News24 – As the national general elections draw closer, it remains unclear whether the effort political parties are putting into social media marketing will make a difference. “Parties have definitely accelerated their social media use in the … Continue reading

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What if we held elections using social media?

By Duncan Alfreds If the national election were to be conducted online, the Democratic Alliance would top the polls, a survey has found. Compiled by Strategy Worx, the Online Presence Effectiveness Survey found that the DA had the most comprehensive … Continue reading

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What is appropriate online? Be aware of being public

– from – By Duncan Alfreds Cape Town – New research has found that adult content consumption is growing rapidly on mobile devices. According to Juniper Research, 250 million people will use their mobile phones or tablets to access … Continue reading

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