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Global acclaim skyrockets for SA's Five Fingers for Marseilles
Global acclaim skyrockets for SA's Five Fingers for Marseilles

South African film, Five Fingers for Marseilles, has been receiving rave reviews at festivals around the world.

4 hours ago

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Facebook news feed changes - What now for brands?

Facebook Inc recently put brands and publishers in a tailspin by announcing that it is updating its news feed algorithm. What this latest update means is that its users will see less and less of brand posts and stories from media outlets on their feeds.

By Joseph Neusu 4 hours ago

Social media erupts for Zim The Voice UK contestant
Social media erupts for Zim The Voice UK contestant

Zimbabwe-raised, 16-year old Donel Mangena is the talk of The Voice UK, along with his dancing grandmother who owned social media after the performance of her grandson, when she danced for joy on stage alongside him.

5 hours ago

Real secrets of effective influencer marketing campaigns
Real secrets of effective influencer marketing campaigns

Stephane Rogovsky, CEO of R-Squared Digital, has been announced as one of the speakers at the Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) Conference 2018 to be held at Vodaworld on 8 February. He shares his insights on real secrets of effective influencer marketing campaigns.

Issued by IMC Conference 5 hours ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: Men are more of a risk - true story. Windhoek Lager ad - untrue story.

First for Women has always been a company focused on its product - providing insurance packages tailored especially for women. This acknowledges that there are gender differences when it comes to underwriting risks. Some men might not like that, but it is the reality: Men are more of a risk, when it comes to insurance, because, generally, they are less cautious than women.

By Brendan Seery 5 hours ago

Hijab model pulls out of L'Oreal campaign over Israel tweets
Hijab model pulls out of L'Oreal campaign over Israel tweets

PARIS - British model Amena Khan, who had been chosen by L'Oreal to appear in an advertising campaign in Britain, has pulled out over accusations she made anti-Israeli comments in a series of old tweets.

7 hours ago

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Little relief in sight for Novus as woes keep piling up

Twelve months ago, it looked as though 2017 was going to be a tough year for print and publishing company Novus.

7 hours ago

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Warc report shows global adspend growth to accelerate to +4.7%

Warc, the international marketing intelligence service, has released its latest monthly Global Ad Trends report digesting up-to-date insights and evidenced thinking from the worldwide advertising industry.

7 hours ago

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Here's how to upload photos to Instagram from your PC

From multiple account support to Stories, Instagram's team has been hard at work over the years. In saying so, there is one big feature they haven't implemented yet - and I'm not talking about the return of a chronological timeline.

By Hadlee Simons 8 hours ago

Body positive movement a significant trend for ladieswear in 2018
Body positive movement a significant trend for ladieswear in 2018

We recently saw a global clothing retailer unwittingly become the target of consumer fury locally, as a result of their sizing. A disgruntled customer pointed out on social media the visible disparity between the store's sizing compared to other local retailers' size equivalent, with the retailer in question responding that their sizing was in line with EU standards.

18 Jan 2018

Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator
Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

Kenyan incubator, Nailab, has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs' skills for scaling their businesses.

By Tom Jackson 18 Jan 2018

#BehindtheSelfie with... Nkanyezi Masango
#BehindtheSelfie with... Nkanyezi Masango

This week, we go behind the selfie with Nkanyezi Masango, creative director at King James Group.

By Leigh Andrews 17 Jan 2018

Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer in SA
Boo-Yah! founder Carmen Murray launches The Connected Marketer in SA

In the age of technology, the digital marketing and media industry continues to evolve at breakneck speed and consumers are becoming more and more technologically advanced.

Issued by Boo-Yah! 16 Jan 2018