Underscoring the importance of social media to South African smartphone users, Telkom has unveiled a series of new “social bundles”, offering access from as little as R1.
When my digital media students are sitting, waiting for class to start and staring at their phones, they are not checking Facebook. They’re not checking Instagram, or Pinterest or even Twitter. No, they’re catching up on the news of the day by checking out their friends’ stories
On Tuesday, technology market research firm World Wide Worx and online media monitoring company Fuseware released their annual report on the South African social media landscape. Their findings reveal that visual content is the biggest driving factor behind the uptake and
Described by its founder, Gerhard van der Westhuizen, as a “social publishing network”, Pretoria-based Internet start-up Snaglur has managed more than 50 000 sign-ups and generates about 15 000 unique visits a day just two months since launch. Similar to US social platforms Tumblr and Posterous
To pin or not to pin: that is not the question on Pinterest . In fact, according to data gathered by e-commerce analytics platform RJMetrics, Pinterest retains a remarkably high percentage of new users who go on to use the site at high rates and stay active on the site long after they’ve joined. Pinterest is the digital