Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Netflix to be 'exclusive US pay TV home' for Disney, Marvel and more

Netflix to be 'exclusive US pay TV home' for Disney, Marvel and more
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[Hadlee Simons] Netflix has announced an exclusive partnership with Disney, Marvel, Pixar and LucasFilm in the United States...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Snapchat acquires 3D photo app Seene, expect 3D selfies

Snapchat acquires 3D photo app Seene, expect 3D selfies
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[Hadlee Simons] Snapchat is growing at a stellar rate, having surpassed Twitter in user numbers according to a new report, for one...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Snapchat-inspired Stickers coming to Twitter photos

Snapchat-inspired Stickers coming to Twitter photos
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[Hadlee Simons] Between longer videos, Twitter Engage and targeted advertising for emojis, Twitter has been very busy over the past few weeks...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Snapchat Memories lets users save, back up and repost previous snaps

Snapchat Memories lets users save, back up and repost previous snaps
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[Hadlee Simons] Snapchat's latest update is decidedly, well, unlike Snapchat...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Pokemon Go more popular than Tinder in US, on track to beat Twitter

Pokemon Go more popular than Tinder in US, on track to beat Twitter
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[Hadlee Simons] Say what you will about the game, but Pokemon Go has become an almost unprecedented phenomenon in recent days...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Don't share it! Spot fake news and images with these tips

Don't share it! Spot fake news and images with these tips
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[Hadlee Simons] The internet has largely delivered on its promise to revolutionise the way we access information and news in general. Unfortunately, we've also seen the rise of fake news websites, as people share these stories without question...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Huffington Post, Media24 team up for HuffPost SA

Huffington Post, Media24 team up for HuffPost SA
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[Hadlee Simons] A South African edition of the Huffington Post will be coming later this year, courtesy of a deal between the publisher and Media24...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
South Africa's media landscape: what will 2020 hold?

South Africa's media landscape: what will 2020 hold?
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[Hadlee Simons] A new PwC report has laid out predictions for the South African media and entertainment landscape by 2020...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Fake news in South Africa: Five websites you should definitely avoid

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[Hadlee Simons] Whether it's to simply hoodwink people or to generate ad revenue, fake news websites have received mainstream attention in recent months...

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Hadlee Simons
SOUTH AFRICA
Webfluential: influencer firm to shutter agency operations

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[Hadlee Simons] Influencer marketing company Webfluential has confirmed that it will be shutting down its local agency operations, Memeburn has learnt...

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Beverley Klein
SOUTH AFRICA
#Newsmaker: Tamsyn Friedman from CBR Marketing

#Newsmaker: Tamsyn Friedman from CBR Marketing[Beverley Klein] Tamsyn Friedman has been with CBR Marketing for the past five years and is now the group marketing manager. Her goal in her role is to make the presence of the brand stronger...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
April Fools' 2015: the best stories from the date we hate

April Fools' 2015: the best stories from the date we hate[Andy Walker] Although media houses (we'll turn a blushing cheek here) love to publish hoaxes for the sake of good fun and spikes in traffic on April Fool's Day...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
AP Style guide strips the 'internet' of its proper noun status

AP Style guide strips the 'internet' of its proper noun status
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[Andy Walker] The AP Stylebook - an influential media style guide that shaped online writing styles the world over - has announced on Twitter that it will no longer refer to the internet as a proper noun, using a lower case I instead...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
15+ cats and kittens you should be following on Instagram

15+ cats and kittens you should be following on Instagram
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[Andy Walker] Say what you want about business to business, the internet of things or the mysterious force in data recovery dubbed "the cloud". The internet exists for one reason and one reason alone: cats...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
Messenger Lite for Android hits Kenya, Tunisia

Messenger Lite for Android hits Kenya, Tunisia[Andy Walker] In its valiant attempt to connect the entire world using its software and infrastructure, Facebook has announced a new lite version of one of its most popular apps - Messenger Lite...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
The art of Facebook: 30 of its biggest brands analysed

The art of Facebook: 30 of its biggest brands analysed
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[Andy Walker] For personal use, Facebook is an excellent way to communicate with friends, keep up to date with event lists, and of course, sneak around others' personal lives. But how do some of the world's biggest brands use the social network...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
Groupon South Africa is dead: here's what will happen to your orders

Groupon South Africa is dead: here's what will happen to your orders
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[Andy Walker] Back in September 2015, Memeburn reported that ecommerce platform Groupon began shedding global offices in an effort to "make the business more efficient". And while South Africa wasn't a country affected back then, it is now...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
Congrats #SaltBae, you're 2017's first awesome meme

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[Andy Walker] There were some huge stories this week on the internet. If people weren't talking about Barack Obama and Joe Biden's adorable bromance, or Donald Trump and Mike Acosta's verbal ping-pong, they were probably talking about this Turkish chef...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Effective Measure on the future of SA's digital advertising landscape

Greg Mason
Greg Mason
[Leigh Andrews] Greg Mason took on the reigns as regional lead for sub-Saharan Africa at Effective Measure on 3 January. With two weeks in the role under his belt, I checked in to find out his plans over the coming months as well as a few digital and programmatic trends to expect from 2017.

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Anne Dolinschek
SOUTH AFRICA
Snapchat vs Instagram stories

Snapchat vs Instagram stories[Anne Dolinschek] The debate surrounding Snapchat and Instagram Stories started when Instagram launched their stories in August last year. As expected, social media users were confused...

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