Oct 14, 2015

Social media apps are first choice for SA

For the second year in a row, social media apps dominate free downloads on all three major app stores in SA.

Oct 1, 2015

Ad-blockers hurt multibillion-dollar industry

As the use of the software grows, ad-blockers eat into global online and mobile advertising revenue, with SA facing a similar threat.

Sep 18, 2015

Trevor Noah is SA's social media darling

The comedian's rising international fame after being named the new host of the US's Daily Show sees him move up the social media ranks.

Sep 16, 2015

Facebook, Instagram surge continues in SA

There are now 13 million South Africans on Facebook, while Instagram doubled users to 2.68 million in 2015, says World Wide Worx.

Sep 17, 2014

SA set for shift in online use

The country is at the beginning of joining the global revolution in online use, driven largely by mobile.

Sep 17, 2014

SA's social media heavyweights

The latest research by World Wide Worx and Fuseware includes lists of the top Facebook and Twitter profiles.


Google Plus 'stronger' in emerging markets

But the social media site still lags in comparison to the likes of Facebook and Twitter, says GlobalWebIndex.

May 14, 2014

Twitter unveils SME ad products

The social network aims to encourage local adoption of its advertising platform for SMEs.


IEC Web site falls over

The results site is unavailable as SA's 20-year freedom celebration sets Twitter abuzz.

May 2, 2014

Mobile set to influence election interaction

Apps and portals that enable immediacy, personalisation and interaction between political parties and voters change pre-election dynamics.

Apr 15, 2014

Twitter is 'bigger than we think'

An apparent drop-off in users does not mean Twitter's star is fading.

Mar 17, 2014

#IPutItToYou: Roux becomes social media hit

Murder accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' defence attorney is generating his own social media hype.

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