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Social Media

Overrating The Hashtag

In our social media age, it’s easy to forget that a movement does not rise and fall on the basis of a hashtag alone – @saiidat (in Nigeria Won’t Bring Back The Missing Girls) I couldn’t agree more. The hashtag is overrated. The success of your / a hashtag doesn’t necessarily mean success of your […]

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Blogging Leadership Social Media

One Of The Ways To Brand Yourself On The Internet And Why | Part 2

In an earlier post, I covered one of the best ways to bran yourself and some reasons why. This is a follow-up to that post. Blogging, regardless of the media or platform you use for it is one of the best ways to manage your brand on the Internet. Your blog should be one of […]

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Social Media

Stop Complaining About Ads & Privacy Changes On Social Networks

Google+ is now introducing ads. Also, unless you tell them not to they are going to use your face to endorse some stuff. That sound familiar? And, in the other corner, all content on Facebook is now searchable. Oh, did I mention Instagram serving ads. Awesome. Yes, awesome, for them that is. Once I was […]

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Ideas Leadership Social Media

Ditch The Superfluous

I mean, seriously?! I have lamented about how stupid “poke” is in Facebook. What I find more absurd is that it still lives on. One day someone poked me and I was shocked that the “poke” feature still existed. But why? Did I mention, after expressing my shock that “poke” still existed I start getting […]

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Social Media

@BlackBerryZA’s #Fail and @Twitter’s Next Frontier

Of all the promoted tweets I’ve seen in my feed I’ve never felt sorry for BlackBerry (or is it) one of South Africa’s campaigns. #BlackBerry #Z10 #Q10 or #Q5? Which one do you have your eye on? http://t.co/hXokQ4zlis — BlackBerry SA (@BlackBerry_ZA) September 13, 2013   For the most part there isn’t a problem with […]