Tag Archives: Social Media
14
Feb

Infographic: South Africa’s Social Media Landscape in 2019 by the numbers

Social media is growing rapidly in South Africa, with users constantly finding ways to use each platform effectively and brands finding better ways to engage. Have a look at this infographic for snippets of some of the findings.

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06
Feb

Social media blackouts on the rise in Africa

Africa has seen increased communication blackouts in recent times, especially during times of elections, protests and political unrest. Shutting down social media has greater repercussions than the temporary limitation of communication which governments have imposed.

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31
Jan

The state of our reporting and newsrooms in the age of social media

Social media transformed how we receive and consume news. With over 30-million internet users in South Africa, over 53% of the country’s population, this trend is set to grow.

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17
Jan

South Africa’s 2019 National Elections and the role of social media

Digital platforms have become an extension of our daily lives, especially in South Africa where there has been a significant growth in the use of social media. It makes sense then that for political parties to win constituencies at the polls, they need to win the social media race first.

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