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New address …

Please note this blog has now moved to http://www.digitalafrica.co.za

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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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Keep your children safe on social networks

Update: Here is a great article on what NOT to post online. Social networks like facebook, MXit and twitter allow us to talk to all sorts of people all over the world. A lot of the time, people use pseudonyms … Continue reading

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The future of handsets – in Africa

The postscript – in Africa – is the most important part of this title. Many places you go, people are quick to talk Apple and Android (and at a push, Blackberry) when talking of the future. But really, do they … Continue reading

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Obama talks to his people – via twitter town hall

America’s President Obama had a townhall meeting on twitter yesterday. See more here – http://askobama.twitter.com/ More presidents, more governments who are interested in communicating with citizens and encouraging accountability should try these strategies. I’m pretty sure it was a tightly controlled … Continue reading

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Mobile Media Mindblast – be there!

Mobile Media Mindblast is happening on Friday 3rd June – a collaborative event that includes the big players – Vodacom, Google, MXit plus Joseph Jaffe as keynote speaker. Are you wondering how you should be using the explosive growth of … Continue reading

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Social Media World Africa Forum this week! #SMWF

On Wednesday, I’ll be at the Social Media World Africa Forum for their exciting line up. See the full agenda here and the speakers here. Track highlights include: • Integrating social media into your marketing plan, and building your social media … Continue reading

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