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App store is the new Google, says Naspers CEO
App store is the new Google, says Naspers CEO

In a world where the smartphone is becoming ever more dominant, the app store is becoming key to success for an e-commerce business, according to Naspers [JSE:NPN] CEO Bob van Dijk.

By Matthew le Cordeur 1 Jul 2015 14:52

Top five Instagram trends for 2015
Top five Instagram trends for 2015

Since the trail-blazing millennials and too-cool-for-Facebook hipsters started the migration to Instagram five years ago, we've seen a visual content explosion...

By Desiree Gullan 1 Jul 2015 14:09

[Behind the Selfie] with... Lani Carstens
[Behind the Selfie] with... Lani Carstens

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Lani Carstens, Managing and Executive Director at John Brown Media, South Africa ...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jul 2015 14:00

NBA'S first game on African soil attracts big players
NBA'S first game on African soil attracts big players

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today named Econet Global Limited, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa, NIKE Inc., South African Airways (SAA), SuperSport, and 947 as partners for NBA Africa Game 2015. The first NBA game in Africa will take place on 1 August 2015 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1 Jul 2015 13:58

One for the books - the SA Book Fair 2015
One for the books - the SA Book Fair 2015

Taking place in Johannesburg from 31 July to 2 August, over 100 authors, writers, poets, publishers and playwrights will be sharing their experience, talents and knowledge in a three-day book-inspired escapade at the SA Book Fair 2015...

1 Jul 2015 13:55

Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office
Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Based in Melrose Arch, Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa.

30 Jun 2015 07:22

Communication perception and how it takes place
Communication perception and how it takes place

There are a number of steps that our minds go through between, say, an advertising message and the purchase of a product...

By Chris Brewer 29 Jun 2015 14:00

Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app
Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip.

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

Nothing fishy about Cannes Lions' Product Design Grand Prix winner, 'Lucky Iron Fish'
Nothing fishy about Cannes Lions' Product Design Grand Prix winner, 'Lucky Iron Fish'

Cannes Lions organisers have issued an official statement on the validity of this year's Product Design Grand Prix Winner, "Lucky Iron Fish" from Geometry Global Dubai and Memac Ogilvy MENA...

26 Jun 2015 20:37

When does a blogger become an influencer?
When does a blogger become an influencer?

Blogging on a significant scale, certainly in South Africa, is relatively new, generally poorly understood, ignored by many and definitely underrated in terms of its actual and potential influence in the world of mass communication.

By Kerry Botha 26 Jun 2015 13:33

[TrendTalk] Cannes, sex and Donald Trump
[TrendTalk] Cannes, sex and Donald Trump

What did we laugh at before internet cats and other memes? For a fun month-end, school holidays Friday, here's what went viral this week: no cats, but there is sex and Donald Trump, although not in the same room...

By Louise Marsland 26 Jun 2015 11:34

Shattering the glass ceiling with Glass Lions and more
Shattering the glass ceiling with Glass Lions and more

There's no denying a glass ceiling exists in when it comes to creative directors globally, with many no longer batting an eyelid when the '3% stat' is bandies about. Katherine Glover copywriter at Joe Public agency and the only South African female as part of this year's 'See it, Be it' initiative', gives us an insider's view on what's being done to make amends...

By Ann Nurock 26 Jun 2015 08:26

Minister welcomes court ruling on set-top boxes
Minister welcomes court ruling on set-top boxes

WALVIS BAY: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has welcomed the North Gauteng High Court's ruling to dismiss an application by etv over set-top box (STB) encryption...

25 Jun 2015 16:25