goodbye blessingmpofu.com. hello…?

It doesn’t feel like I’ve been blogging for long until I look at dates. By “blogging” I mean publishing consistently. I’ve always had a desire to write. I remember messing around on WordPerfect after accessing it from MS-DOS. I remember scribbling in notebooks I bought to write on subjects that consumed my early teen mind. …

Product: Brand Reputation Lines Of Offence And Defence

The reputation of brands matters now more than ever. Users of products or services are not only more aware of the power they have but have the tools to easily publish and broadcast their experience or impressions with ease. We’re in an era where people now care not only about products they use but how they …

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 …

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 …

@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 …