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Fresh new ad campaign for Doctors Without Borders lets actions speak through clever wordplay
Fresh new ad campaign for Doctors Without Borders lets actions speak through clever wordplay

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has embarked on a campaign to remind South Africans of their work, focused on HIV and TB, and medical emergencies such as sexual and gender-based violence...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 1 day ago

Image credit: DESIGNECOLOGIST on Unsplash.
The don'ts of social media marketing

Ah, social media marketing - the buzz words of today...

By Jessica Barrella 2 days ago

5 Common mistakes we all make on social media
5 Common mistakes we all make on social media

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are among the top 10 of the world's most visited websites...

2 days ago

Jesper Doub, the director of news partnerships EMEA at Facebook.
How data is changing journalism and the role Facebook plays in the news industry

Jesper Doub, director of news partnerships EMEA at Facebook, spoke to us about how journalism and publishing are changing, how data is changing journalism and the role that Facebook plays in the news industry...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

Image source: Gallo/Getty Images.
Of foxes and paradoxes in the media henhouse

Future historians may well scramble to understand what was going on at the Media Freedom Conference in London and the simultaneous Social Media summit at the White House (held earlier this year in July). They will surely be confounded by media policy in the post-broadcast era by looking at these two events. And they will struggle to reconcile what is claimed to be policy against what is actually practised on the ground...

By Derek Abdinor 3 days ago

5 skills brand managers need to survive the 4th industrial revolution
5 skills brand managers need to survive the 4th industrial revolution

There have been plenty of predictions surrounding the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and how it will impact various industries and the future of work...

Issued by Vega School 13 Sep 2019

RebelRebel announced as exclusive sales partner for social intelligence tool, Humanz
RebelRebel announced as exclusive sales partner for social intelligence tool, Humanz

South Africa's newest digital media player unveils it's first partnership, a tool that helps agencies and brands plan and manage effective influencer campaigns...

Issued by RebelRebel 13 Sep 2019

For the culture or from the culture?
For the culture or from the culture?

Every marketer's dream is to be able to influence pop culture or ride the wave and turn it into a thriving social campaign...

By Jabulani Sigege, Issued by Irvine Partners 13 Sep 2019

Nando's has hilarious response to Pick n Pay's new 'iNkukhu' advert
Nando's has hilarious response to Pick n Pay's new 'iNkukhu' advert

Nando's brings the burn when they respond to Pick n Pay's new 'iNkukhu' ad on Twitter...

11 Sep 2019

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Truecaller now has 150m daily active users across the world

Truecaller now has over 150-million daily active users, the company announced last week...

By Andy Walker 11 Sep 2019

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How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media

Activists who use digital media are protected by international law and protocols that guarantee freedom of expression...

By Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala 10 Sep 2019

#MYPROMISE
#MYPROMISE

Independent Media launches powerful and moving manifesto for men to speak aloud a promise to the women and children of South Africa that they will work together to make it a better place - for everyone...

Issued by Independent Media 10 Sep 2019

Encounters Film Festival launches Augmented Reality Cinema
Encounters Film Festival launches Augmented Reality Cinema

The Encounters Augmented Reality Festival, the first of its kind, is showcasing seven shorts over seven days, directly from their social media platforms...

Issued by Overlay XR 10 Sep 2019

SA's top CEOs prefer LinkedIn, MTN's Rob Shuter leads on Twitter
SA's top CEOs prefer LinkedIn, MTN's Rob Shuter leads on Twitter

The ECCO International Communication recently conducted a study to determine which social media platforms the CEOs of the world prefer: LinkedIn or Twitter...

10 Sep 2019

Trending images relating to the #AmINext hashtag and the much-shared pic of the protest march outside Parliament on 5 September 2019: .
#FairnessFirst: Stepping up to keep SA's females safe

Local media covered the general sense of unrest and discomfort in the country last week, following the spate of femicide cases that spurred the nation to say #Enoughisenough and ask #AmInext? In addition to marches, a number of platforms have been voicing their support...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Sep 2019

Oracle Media has done it yet again! This time they are finalists in the New Generation National Awards 2019
Oracle Media has done it yet again! This time they are finalists in the New Generation National Awards 2019

With over 40 categories, Oracle Media has been positioned in the top 5 in category: The New Gen Small Business of the Year Award, in the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards...

Issued by Oracle Media 6 Sep 2019

2019 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards finalists announced
2019 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards finalists announced

The finalists of the 2019 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards have been announced.

5 Sep 2019

Don't share everything on social media
Don't share everything on social media

According to research from We Are Social and Hootsuite, South Africans on average spend more than eight hours a day online...

4 Sep 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Image credit: SA Government News.
#DearMrPresident: SA calls for Cyril Ramaphosa's response against gender-based violence

South Africa's outrage following the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana continued into Tuesday morning with several more hashtags calling for action against gender-based violence in the country...

By Shereesa Moodley 4 Sep 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: Pet advice in smart packaging

Ford's video/ad featuring a cute dachshund gets an Orchid, while North West University shows big-city campuses are not the be-all and end-all of the creative world...

By Brendan Seery 3 Sep 2019

Image credit: Matthew Henry on Unsplash.
#AmINext is not a hashtag, it's the reality of life as a woman in South Africa

Late last week, South Africa was harbouring hope of finding missing 18-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana...

By Andy Walker 3 Sep 2019

#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative
#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative

One of the most interesting sessions of the DStv Seminar of Creativity at #Loeries2019 creative week touched on the difference between inherent and acquired diversity. But many gloss over these terms as business jargon and don't even know which is which, and why both are valuable to your creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2019

All the panellists. Picture © Goethe-Institut South Africa.
Future of Journalism: A sector in crisis

The future of journalism is about the future of democracy, but all over the world journalism is in a crisis - a crisis that threatens not only the journalism sector but democracy itself...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Aug 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: The myth of influencers

OUTsurance gets an Orchid for its 'reality advertising' success, while using 'influencers' without any solid data to go on gets an influential Onion...

By Brendan Seery 29 Aug 2019

BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible
BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible

Your invitation to the first Trend Report of the new decade!..

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Aug 2019

Image credit: Thijs Slootjes on Unsplash.
Give the people what they want: How influencer marketing is changing

Babalwa Nyembezi on authenticity, influencer marketing and co-creation...

By Babalwa Nyembezi 29 Aug 2019

Empowering news organisations through technological innovation
Empowering news organisations through technological innovation

Google launched the Google News Initiative, followed by the GNI Innovation Challenge to aid publishers in Africa transition to digital. We speak to Google's Mich Atagana about the initiative...

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2019

#BehindtheSelfie with... Mishka Patel
#BehindtheSelfie with... Mishka Patel

This #WomensMonth, we go behind the selfie with Mishka Patel, now news and traffic presenter at Good Hope FM as well as TV presenter, life coach, social media lifestyle and health influencer, voice-over artist and event MC...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Aug 2019

Image credit: Erik Lucatero on Unsplash.
How to avoid online campaign disasters

Here are five tips on how brands can avoid digital and overall campaign blunders...

By Madelain Roscher 28 Aug 2019

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