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Twitter Lite.
Twitter Lite now available in over 45 countries

Twitter announced this week that it has expanded Twitter Lite to 21 more countries, including five countries in Africa...

2 days ago

Toussaint Alain, African Daily Voice CEO.
New pan-African news agency launched

African Daily Voice (ADV) will provide comprehensive coverage in text, photo, video and computer graphics of African news...

14 Aug 2018

How mobile marketing software will improve your promotions business
How mobile marketing software will improve your promotions business

You know how it is, Monday comes around - you have been on and off the phone all weekend with your brand ambassadors with your "WhatsApp" groups trying to make sense of all the queries flooding in from your activation...

Issued by Surveway 7 Aug 2018

FNB lets South Africans pay for groceries with their watch
FNB lets South Africans pay for groceries with their watch

Fitbit Pay is now available in South Africa. The wireless payments service which works through Fitbit's range of wearable devices is now compatible with FNB and RMB VISA bank cards.

By Andy Walker 7 Aug 2018

#MobileCommerce: The rise of mobile shopping and its impact on business
#MobileCommerce: The rise of mobile shopping and its impact on business

With smartphone usage in SA as high as an estimated 29.2 million (51% of the population), more and more shoppers are making purchases on their mobile phones...

By Sven Schoof 30 Jul 2018

Is your site mobile-friendly?
Is your site mobile-friendly?

The popularity of smartphones means that they are the preferred way for users to get access to the information they want when they want it...

By JG Bezuidenhout 27 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: E-commerce starts to connect with South African consumers
#MobileCommerce: E-commerce starts to connect with South African consumers

With the rise of e-commerce in South Africa taking some bold steps during the last few weeks with the merger of Superbalist and Spree, it seems that mobile e-commerce may finally be on a path to reaching its full potential...

By Gareth Paterson 24 Jul 2018

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#Mandela100: Using the spirit of Ubuntu to address knowledge gaps on Wikipedia

Wikimania 2018, held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time from 18 to 22 July 2018, highlighted clear links to Nelson Mandela's legacy and how we can all help put African knowledge on top as Wikipedia aims to create greater knowledge equity into 2030...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jul 2018

#DigitalMarketing: How to get your business found online in local search
#DigitalMarketing: How to get your business found online in local search

Mobile takes the lead in local store marketing (LSM) and for this reason, investing in quality local SEO is key. Here are seven quick steps for getting your store found online in local search...

By Graham van der Merwe 20 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: From search to checkout, the top 5 features likely to make your user tap "buy now"
#MobileCommerce: From search to checkout, the top 5 features likely to make your user tap "buy now"

Mobile, and increasingly apps, are core to the success of any retailer's strategy through all stages of the path to purchase or shopping customer's experience...

By Lynette Hundermark 20 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The right product, to the right customer, at the right time
#MobileCommerce: The right product, to the right customer, at the right time

As Cape Union Mart Group's director of e-commerce, Amanda Herson has the mammoth task of ensuring a seamless online experience for some of South Africa's most loved retail brands...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Jul 2018

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 16 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa
#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa

E-commerce is going from strength to strength in South Africa, more and more consumers are gaining confidence in making online purchases that are not solely limited to the likes of books, CDs, electronics, airline tickets and the like...

By Graham Du Plessis 13 Jul 2018

South Africa's biggest cellular networks take over ATM Media
South Africa's biggest cellular networks take over ATM Media

Guerrilla IMC'S ATM Media has seen some serious momentum building over the last few months. Two recent success stories have been campaigns for MTN and Telkom...

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 11 Jul 2018

'Click and mortar' success for local store marketers
'Click and mortar' success for local store marketers

Without true location targeting you're not local store marketing...

Issued by Vicinity Media 11 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand
#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand

It's no secret, in the digital age shoppers want what we want when we want it...

By Bronwyn Williams 10 Jul 2018

Does your location-based mobile partner know the location of your ads?
Does your location-based mobile partner know the location of your ads?

The digital media industry's latest obsessions are brand safety and viewability - two closely linked topics born out of the controversial practice of programmatic advertising...

Issued by Vicinity Media 10 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: Step into the future with mobile
#MobileCommerce: Step into the future with mobile

When mobile phones hit the market in South Africa around 1994, there was a sentiment by many that, having lived life quite effectively without these devices, they simply did not need one...

By Dave Nemeth 4 Jul 2018

Move over Musk: meet the 25-year-old SA tech billionaire in the making
Move over Musk: meet the 25-year-old SA tech billionaire in the making

South Africa is making room for a new tech entrepreneur - Jesse Casanova, a former student at Vega whose "next-generation social media app" idea recently gained international attention...

Issued by Vega School 28 Jun 2018

MMA Smarties entrants must highlight business results in 2018 submissions to win
MMA Smarties entrants must highlight business results in 2018 submissions to win

The deadline looms for South African hopefuls: closing date set for 29 June...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 22 Jun 2018

No power? Download and watch your shows offline
No power? Download and watch your shows offline

Eskom has warned South Africans that load shedding will continue as the strike affecting coal supply to key power stations is ongoing...

Issued by Showmax 19 Jun 2018

The 2018 Cannes Mobile Lions Grand Prix winner: Grey Brazil for Reclame Aqui's 'Corruption Detector'.
#CannesLions2018: Mobile Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 19 June with the 2018 Cannes Mobile Lions announced during the Communication award ceremony...

19 Jun 2018

Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space
Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space

Sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest growing mobile market, by 2020 the region will have more than half a billion mobile subscribers to date...

19 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Mobile Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Mobile Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Mobile Lions shortlist has been released...

18 Jun 2018

More money should be invested in African mobile - MMA SA workshop's key message
More money should be invested in African mobile - MMA SA workshop's key message

While mobile has been around for more than a decade, it's only now being included as part of the broader communications strategy and not added as an afterthought to the creative process...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 14 Jun 2018

Find, book and rate SA restaurants with Eat Out's new free app
Find, book and rate SA restaurants with Eat Out's new free app

South African food guide Eat Out has launched a new free app. The app will provide users with the ability to book and review more than 6,000 restaurants across the country.

13 Jun 2018

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#YouthMonth: Tips to avoid working overtime, enhance your creative flow

Young workers often struggle with work-life balance. You're looking to prove yourself as you're literally the new kid on the block at work, but that doesn't have to result in endless overtime - even in the creative industries...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2018

Can you use your address data with confidence?
Can you use your address data with confidence?

South African addresses differ from the rest of the world, mainly because of our country's history and the variety of address formats we have: formal and informal, rural and urban, service delivery, the so-called 'friendly' addresses for parcel deliveries and more...

Issued by AfriGIS 5 Jun 2018

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Mobility to rule video in 2018

Video production and viewing become more challenging as goldfish attention span proves longer than a human's...

By Priscilla Kennedy 1 Jun 2018

Image source: Gilles Lambert on Unsplash
Gartner report: smartphones yield sales growth

According to a report by Gartner, global sales for smartphones returned to growth in the first quarter of 2018. The report shows a 1,3% increase over the same period in 2017...

31 May 2018

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