It seems the only people sending text messages these days are banks and the TV license department. With WhatsApp completely dominating SA, it seems the digital messaging darling does have its limitations. OurHood provides a digital notice board for users to post to their real neighbours. This could be anything from a crime issue or general […]
I have no doubt you’ve heard your fair share of Bok chatter these past few weeks, and of course your advice is the way forward. Time to get the word out there.
‘Come on, join the revolution’ they said, ‘it will be fun’ they said. Now they, the friends who punted Google+ like it was the bee’s knees, are watching the site die a slow death.
In light of the launch of new social network Ello, Jimmy weighs the good and bad of joining the anonymous Facebook.
Thousands of businesses use platforms like Facebook – and the more thumbs up they get, the better. Unfortunately, many of these “likes” are not real likes.
Here is another social network for you to join. Come on. Do it. Then you will have over ten different ways to communicate with your friends and family.
With registration growth rates of over 1,000%, OurHood is connecting neighbours and strengthening communities throughout South Africa and beyond. If you missed ENCA news feature here it is.
WeChat has seen significant growth in the past 12 months, going up against the likes of Whatsapp and Facebook Messenger, putting the Chinese-based instant messenger on the map.
South Africa’s first Afrikaans social network launches, and it’s a weird mash-up of Facebook’s news features and Twitter’s posting options.
This isn’t what we wanted, is it? Instead of making a dislike button, or a middle-finger button, Facebook have decided to fix something that wasn’t broken. They seem to like doing that.
Justin Bieber may sing well enough to capture the hearts and minds of millions of teens, but we wouldn’t trust him to make sound business deals. He’s reportedly led an R11 million round of funding for RockLive – a San Francisco tech company that plans to launch a new social network this week.
Facebook wants to take on television advertising, hard. The social networking platform wants to sell advertising space on the site in the form of a “TV-style commercial”. Advertising in this format could set you back as much as R25 million a day for a 15 second spot.
That’s right folks, just when you thought you the social networking market was saturated, Lady Gaga goes launches her own one, forcing you plunge once more into the pool of superficial social integration. However LittleMonsters.com, which is a little bit Facebook and little bit Pinterest with a dash of Reddit, claims to be more than just another glorified sharing app. Click for the full breakdown.
This year Facebook will go public and start to sell shares on the stock exchange. Thanks to all of us, the social network is now worth $100 billion – more than giants such as Google, Disney, Amazon, and McDonald’s. But who is going to pocket all this money? Check out this infographic, detailing which Facebook friends will be getting pieces of the pie, as well as some other interesting facts:
An annual report from comScore on what happens online has shown that 1 in every 5 minutes of time online this year was spent on social networking sites – as compared to the 6% of internet time that went to social networking in 2007. By all accounts that sort of growth is expected to continue, and speed up, in 2012.
I am heading off to London on Thursday to interview Daniel Craig about his new movie, the American adaptation of the Swedish hit film with the same name. I should mention that the director of this adaptation is none other than David Fincher. You love David Fincher. He did films like Zodiac, Seven and The […]
After a brief leaked appearance on Tuesday, the trailer for “”The Amazing Spider-Man” is back online for eager movie-goers to see. If you thought the crappy version of the franchise should never have been made, like I do, you’re in for some well-deserved relief: it looks quite good.
Wow. Alright. Apple gave the the green light to a mobile app that promises to connect rich old dudes with young women. Sugar daddies with gold diggers. Seriously. They call themselves SugarSugar, “the world’s most effective and discreet place for finding Sugar Daddy and Sugar Baby relationships.”
The Social Network is a timely story about the founders of Facebook and their legal disputes on the back of unprecedented viral Internet growth and accidental billionaires. Whatever your take on the social online platform, The Social Network movie seems to have everyone hitting ‘Like’…