'Fake news' didn't change US election outcome: study
'Fake news' didn't change US election outcome: study

WASHINGTON: "Fake news" probably did not change the outcome of the US presidential election, according to a study of news consumption by voters.

1 day ago

News24 2016 Matric Results Hub smashes 2015 stats
News24 2016 Matric Results Hub smashes 2015 stats

The National Senior Certificate matric results were released nationally from 5 January and millions of anxious matriculants used News24's Matric Results Hub to find out how they did.

Issued by 24.com 17 Jan 2017

Project Rise: Challenging the status quo
Project Rise: Challenging the status quo

News24, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of Project Rise - a new online platform dedicated to facilitating a nationwide debate on what South Africa should look like post-#FeesMustFall.

Issued by 24.com 16 Jan 2017

Greg Mason
Effective Measure on the future of SA's digital advertising landscape

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.

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jan 2017

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Being brave and controversial in your content marketing

Content marketing differs from traditional PR in that it is educational and informative entertainment – but importantly, it is entertainment.

By Chemory Gunko 13 Jan 2017

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What is happening to Western democracy, and is it all the media's fault?

It is a massive understatement to say that it is an interesting time for Western democracy.

By Jim Egan 12 Jan 2017

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New Facebook project aims to fight the spread of 'fake news'

WASHINGTON: Facebook announced Wednesday the creation of a Journalism Project aimed at fostering "a healthy news ecosystem" and curbing the spread of fake news.

12 Jan 2017

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer to leave company board after Verizon sale
Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer to leave company board after Verizon sale

SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo confirmed on Monday that chief executive Marissa Mayer will quit the company's board after its merger with Verizon.

10 Jan 2017

IMA open for submissions until 15 January
IMA open for submissions until 15 January

The Interactive Media Awards (IMA), an annual international awards programme recognising excellence in web design, development, marketing and innovation, is open for entries until 15 January 2017. Entrants may submit website, app, blog, microsite, video, ad, game or social media campaigns on mobile, tablet or desktop.

9 Jan 2017

Five ways to attract more buying customers to your business websites
Five ways to attract more buying customers to your business websites

Businesses are competing with each other online in order to attract more customers to their official websites. However, it is not just enough for companies to attract targeted traffic to their websites, by different online marketing methods like search engine optimisation and social media marketing.

Issued by Docs.Zone 6 Jan 2017

Indonesia to set up agency to combat fake news
Indonesia to set up agency to combat fake news

JAKARTA: Indonesia is setting up an agency that will tackle fake news after a flood of untrue stories on social media, an official said on Thursday, including claims China was waging biological warfare against the country using contaminated chilli seeds.

6 Jan 2017

Five steps to turn your SaaS blog readers into loyal customers
Five steps to turn your SaaS blog readers into loyal customers

If software solutions are your field of work, you might be having an unusual problem. Though used on a daily bases by both digital natives and digital immigrants, software systems are usually not something they want to be bothered with. The problem, as announced, is that your main product doesn't translate well into easily readable content that anyone would be attracted to.

By Robin Singh 30 Dec 2016