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Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program
Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator ProgramArticle

Facebook is inviting community leaders from South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria to apply for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program...

4 May 2021

Facebook launches online city guide for Johannesburg
Facebook launches online city guide for JohannesburgArticle

Facebook has launched its "JoziPlug Community Guide", making Johannesburg the first city in Africa to join the global community guides initiative...

Wiehahn Diederichs 28 Dec 2020

Agency Scope Insights: Trends on the path to new world agility
Agency Scope Insights: Trends on the path to new world agilityArticle

As preparations get underway for the fourth Agency Scope study to begin in May 2021, Johanna McDowell, Scopen partner and director for the UK and South Africa notes that some of the trends seen in the global research will be a barometer for the pressures, proficiencies and pandemic recovery in South Africa...

Johanna McDowell 24 Nov 2020

Sustainability lessons from a pandemic
Sustainability lessons from a pandemicArticle

In 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic changed the global landscape into alien territory. On 26 March 2020, South Africa initiated lockdown and the last six months have created both opportunities and challenges for NGOs in South Africa...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 2 Nov 2020

#ImStaying Entrepreneur Movement launched
#ImStaying Entrepreneur Movement launchedArticle

#ImStaying NPC together with The Lions Den launched the #ImStaying Entrepreneur Movement...

24 Mar 2020

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Facebook expands fact-checking to further countries in AfricaArticle

Facebook expands its third-party fact-checking programme to 10 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa...

8 Oct 2019

Being at the top of your game - Tips for estate agents
Being at the top of your game - Tips for estate agentsArticle

Rising property tax rates, water restrictions and increases in the cost of water and electricity, combined with high unemployment rates and uncertainty over land expropriation all make for a challenging sell for real estate agents...

Issued by LexisNexis 14 Aug 2019

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Africa's digital potentialArticle

Africa's young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging as a result of declining birth rates...

Ime Archibong 14 Aug 2019

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Supporting digital entrepreneurs in NigeriaArticle

Facebook celebrates one year of NG_Hub, its flagship hub space in the heart of Yaba, in partnership with CcHub...

23 May 2019

Brett Morris, group CEO of FCB Africa.
#BizTrends2019: Creativity is the currency of the futureArticle

I never like to weigh in on trends or predictions because, among many other reasons I've given before, human beings are generally awful at predicting the future...

Brett Morris 18 Dec 2018

Emilar Gandhi
Facebook Africa launches third-party fact-checking w/ Africa Check, AFPArticle

Facebook Africa has launched third-party fact-checking in partnership with Africa Check and AFP to help assess the accuracy of news in South Africa and reduce the spread of misinformation...

4 Oct 2018

Facebook rewards community leaders
Facebook rewards community leadersArticle

Facebook introduces Community Leadership Programme winners for Africa...

25 Sep 2018

Facebook sponsors TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa
Facebook sponsors TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield AfricaArticle

Facebook gets behind African entrepreneurs in a 'celebration of tech' week as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa...

9 Oct 2017

Fastjet Facebook community larger than any other airline brand in Africa
Fastjet Facebook community larger than any other airline brand in AfricaArticle

Fastjet has become the airline with the largest Facebook community in Africa. The airline's Facebook pages for Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia collectively passed the 1.1 million followers mark...

25 Aug 2017

Facebook's new professional video service called Watch is touted as a new platform for creators.
Facebook rolls out video shows, in new challengeArticle

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is rolling out a new video service offering professionally produced shows in a challenge to rivals such as YouTube, and potentially to streaming providers like Netflix...

11 Aug 2017

African developers celebrated at F8 developer conference
African developers celebrated at F8 developer conferenceArticle

At the annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world...

21 Apr 2017

Lucian Milasan © –
F8 2017: Camera effects platform and more from day oneArticle

Facebook annual event attracts thousands as new tech revealed...

20 Apr 2017

Lancewood adds original flavour to Ultimate Braai Master cooking with Emoji Meals
Lancewood adds original flavour to Ultimate Braai Master cooking with Emoji MealsArticle

Lancewood Cheese is a key ingredient in that most revered of local pastimes: the braai. It was a natural step, therefore, for Lancewood to sponsor the popular reality TV series, Ultimate Braai Master...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 12 Apr 2017

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Facebook adds tool for helping in times of crisisArticle

A new 'Community Help' feature provides a forum at the leading social network where assistance can be offered to victims of floods, earthquakes, fires or other kinds of natural or accidental tragedy, according to Facebook vice president of social good Naomi Gleit...

9 Feb 2017

Alex Stamos
Using social media to keep communities safeArticle

Facebook worked with partners in Nigeria and Kenya to bring its safety resources to life and promote online safety and bullying prevention...

8 Nov 2016

Daily Dispatch's website redesigned, optimised for mobile devices
Daily Dispatch's website redesigned, optimised for mobile devicesArticle

The website of Times Media's East London-based Daily Dispatch newspaper, DispatchLIVE, has a bold new look, following an extensive redesign...

7 Jul 2016

Observe Safer Internet Day with Facebook tips
Observe Safer Internet Day with Facebook tipsArticle

Today, 9 February 2016, is 'Safer Internet Day, which has the theme 'Play Your Part for a Better Internet'...

9 Feb 2016

Facebook announces 16 million people come to Facebook every month on mobile
Facebook announces 16 million people come to Facebook every month on mobileArticle

Facebook announced 16 million people in Nigeria visit Facebook every month with 100% of them coming on mobile. Each day, 7.2 million people visit Facebook with 7 million on mobile...

8 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: The high-design life of doggy app development
#DesignMonth: The high-design life of doggy app developmentArticle

Started on a shoestring budget, the local DoggyDo app shows that if there's a will, there's a way - a strong design-centric way, if you're anything like Shani Judes, who founded and developed the app...

Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2016

EdTech Europe donates $10k to GMin with launch of global Foundation
EdTech Europe donates $10k to GMin with launch of global FoundationArticle

The financial assistance provided by the EdTech Global Foundation will be the first in a series of philanthropic partnerships moving forward...

10 Apr 2015

SA's favourite Facebook page...
SA's favourite Facebook page...Article

Which brand in South Africa holds the enviable position as having the best Facebook page in the country? HaveYouHeard's joint managing director, Jason Stewart, takes you through his thinking when he's asked the same question by a client...

Jason Stewart 22 Dec 2014

Craig Steyn
Are social media community managers for Facebook still relevant?Article

Since Facebook has implemented the changes to its algorithm feed limiting the organic reach available for pages, people, and more, businesses have been...

Craig Steyn 1 Aug 2014

The Great Facebook Swindle
The Great Facebook SwindleArticle

South African brands are being swindled into spending money, time and effort on Facebook because of the hype and encouragement spread by 'social media gurus' as well as the world's infatuation with this sexy medium.

Jason Stewart 21 May 2014

Why brand activations in Africa are evolving
Why brand activations in Africa are evolvingArticle

Stephan Botha of PMG division ProActive explains that, in Africa, to rise above the clutter a fully integrated approach is key and this includes the ever-growing use of social media.

Stephan Botha, Issued by Provantage Media Group 14 May 2014

Full DJ line-up for We Are One Colour Festivals announced
Full DJ line-up for We Are One Colour Festivals announcedArticle

The full line-up for the forthcoming fairytale carnival-themed We Are One Colour Festivals in Cape Town and Joburg this March has been announced and it contains some of South Africa's most cutting-edge and talented DJs.

14 Mar 2014

Mindshare wins the Roger Garlick Grand Prix
Mindshare wins the Roger Garlick Grand PrixArticle

The AMASA Roger Garlick Awards, sponsored by DStv Media Sales, announced Mindshare as the overall victor of this year's Roger Garlick Awards at the MOST Awards. Also impressing the judges was Gloo, being awarded an AMASA Gold.

Issued by Amasa 5 Sep 2013

Spur "Sign Writing" ad tops Adtrack survey
Spur "Sign Writing" ad tops Adtrack surveyArticle

The recent Spur TVC, made by the Haas Communication Collective of Cape Town, was ranked the best-liked across all TVCs broadcast last year, by Adtrack, Millward Brown's proprietary advertising testing system that evaluates the impact and liking of all brand advertising in South Africa amongst the public. The survey evaluated 1500 ads. [video]

11 Mar 2013

New Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand campaign for L&P
New Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand campaign for L&PArticle

Trying to describe what L&P tastes like is tackled in a distinctly kiwi way this week in the new Saatchi & Saatchi campaign for L&P. The kiwi brand has launched four new 15-second TV spots with the 'Bit Different Aye' campaign, which follows an online competition on its Facebook page.

19 Oct 2012

Case Study: 5X Mutant Gum
Case Study: 5X Mutant GumArticle

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Wrigley's 5 Gum partnered with the film release of X-men First Class to launch a new flavour and online game.

7 May 2012

trigger/isobar goes to SxSW
[SxSW 2012] Part VII: Demystifying storytellingBlog post

Karin Botta: Another prevalent theme at SXSW was content marketing - something that we are all talking about and including in most 2012 digital strategies. I went to two panels that addressed this topic in different ways: ‘brands as patterns’ - from a design point of view, and ‘multiplatform storytelling’ from a film, entertainment and marketing point of view.

trigger/isobar goes to SxSW 19 Mar 2012

Profmed interacts with young professionals using social media
Profmed interacts with young professionals using social mediaArticle

A website upgrade and an active and interactive presence on Facebook and LinkedIn has Profmed, the medical scheme for graduate professionals, talking to young, internet-savvy professionals.

19 Oct 2011

Make time for your teeth
Make time for your teethArticle

Dental care is one of the most often neglected aspects of healthcare, simply because people don't like to go to the dentist and because looking after their teeth just never seems like a medical emergency. Make an effort to maintain your good dental health - it's worth it.

Graham Anderson 8 Sep 2011

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