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Four social networks that will rival Facebook and Twitter in 2015
Four social networks that will rival Facebook and Twitter in 2015

After years of domination by a few big names, social media is now expected to undergo some significant shifts and changes in the new year. Trends in this landscape come and go quickly, and major networks like Facebook and Twitter can have a difficult time meeting the ever-changing demands of their clients.

By Owen Andrew 27 Jan 2015 06:20

Ad Talent Salary Survey 2015 - Ad Talent
Ad Talent Salary Survey 2015

Do you know where you stand?

Issued by Ad Talent 22 Jan 2015 09:41

'Zelda: Don't tug on Superman's cape', and other social media lessons
'Zelda: Don't tug on Superman's cape', and other social media lessons

Zelda la Grange has done remarkably well in her career, but from writing a best-selling book about her job as Nelson Mandela's personal assistant, she must have thought she was Superwoman when she changed her Twitter profile name to Zelda van Riebeeck and started sounding off...

By Walter Pike 20 Jan 2015 08:18

The twar that wasn't: how Zelda and Redi showed that Twitter can be sane
The twar that wasn't: how Zelda and Redi showed that Twitter can be sane

On Saturday, the South African Twittersphere was set into a fresh rage spiral following comments from Nelson Mandela's former PA and confidant Zelda la Grange that president Jacob Zuma made white people feel unwelcome in the country...

By Stuart Thomas 19 Jan 2015 09:18

Bradley Maseko
[Trends 2015] SA youth lifestyle and culture

From personal brand differentiation, spending and media behaviour, to the trend of visual domination, 2015 will be an impactful year for the youth of South Africa.

By Bradley Maseko 19 Jan 2015 08:40

[Trends 2015] Your 2015: The consumer, content and collaboration
[Trends 2015] Your 2015: The consumer, content and collaboration

It's all about me, you and what we want. Now. No waiting around. This is the year the consumer and content will dominate and brands learn the meaning of true collaboration.

By Louise Marsland 16 Jan 2015 15:05

Dion Chang
[Trends 2015] Business and consumer trends for 2015

"All rise for standing boardrooms."

By Dion Chang 16 Jan 2015 13:00

Displeased Du Preez dumps Indy
Displeased Du Preez dumps Indy

NEWSWATCH: Max du Preez has terminated his association with Independent Media...

15 Jan 2015 13:14

SABC: Khumalo's resignation 'tip of the iceberg'
SABC: Khumalo's resignation 'tip of the iceberg'

NEWSWATCH: Bekezela Phakathi, writing in BD Live, says the resignation of Professor Bongani Khumalo from the SABC board is just the 'tip of the iceberg', and DA Shadow Minister of Communications Gavin Davis wants answers from Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi on allegations that she is interfering unlawfully in the SABC board's business.

14 Jan 2015 07:39

2015: Mobile is key
2015: Mobile is key

As holiday memories fade and the reality of 2015 begins, members of the local ad industry should strap themselves in for another bumpy year...

By Jeremy Maggs 13 Jan 2015 05:45

Resignation hits SABC board... More to follow?
Resignation hits SABC board... More to follow?

NEWSWATCH: Professor Bongani Khumalo has resigned from the SABC board, and more resignations could follow, reports News24, referring to Sunday Independent...

12 Jan 2015 07:17

[Trends 2015] 15 global trends for 2015
[Trends 2015] 15 global trends for 2015

From the Sharing Economy to Virtual Reality Marketing, a Tactile Internet and Thought Control, these are some of the trends which will influence business and brands for years to come.

By Curated by Louise Marsland 8 Jan 2015 16:03

Allegations of racism against Azure colour social media blue
Allegations of racism against Azure colour social media blue

Nothing gets social media users more hackled than allegations of racism - especially when it's a top-class restaurant allegedly dishing it out...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jan 2015 08:07