In some industries change happens as slowly as a sloth climbing a reasonably small tree, in others… well, sometimes, as soon as you get the hang of something, it changes. This is what life is like on the internet. It’s all, “Uh uh, honey, no. You don’t own me!” Basically, the internet changes so fast […]
We’ve heard of #neknominations, #raknominations and #nomakeupselfies, but the latest craze in viral charity drives is #ALSicebucketchallenge. Most of our news feeds are clogged up with posts by celebrities dousing themselves in icy water in the name of a charity to create awareness for different serious afflictions suffered by millions. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is the latest […]
Hot off of the heels of a publicity photo blunder, the cast and crew of Downton Abbey did something amazing to promote the efforts of WaterAid. The blunder: A photo of the The Earl and Lady Edith was released for the launch of the latest season of Downton Abbey. However, a similar, uncropped version of […]
We woke up to the news that comedic legend, Robin Williams, had passed away due to apparent suicide. We were shocked for a while, then we watched a serious amount of YouTube videos and then we stood in silence while trying to process the reality of the situation: depression had most likely claimed another victim. […]
The 9th of August marks National Women’s Day in South Africa and we’d like to give a special shout out to all of those remarkable women doing it for themselves! Entrepeneur.com‘s nifty infographic shows that the majority of active users on social media are women. Females are playing increasingly bigger roles on the majority of popular […]
Using less than impeccable grammar and language on social media leaves every brand open to scrutiny. It can be the difference between a user following or unfollowing a brand on digital platforms. Also, you don’t want to become one of these memes: Here are our tips for making sure you don’t fall prey to the Grammar […]
Often we find that brands are updating their social media platforms with information that we simply scroll right past. The posts are either too long winded or simply don’t interest us, and sometimes the posts are clearly not in line with said brands. Our question is: was it worth it? More often than not, once […]
There are few things as difficult as managing our own moods. Bad days happen, but how do we keep ourselves in check and maintain the standard set for our digital portfolios?
Could social media solve world hunger? We don’t know, but what Virgin Mobile Australia and OzHarvest are doing is definitely a step in the right direction. Watch the video below to see what we’re on about. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwLMW2Ii-G0] “I’m very proud to be helping launch #mealforameal, a wonderful new initiative from Virgin Mobile Australia’s partnership with […]
Users, on any social media platform, go through highs and lows regarding their activity on said platforms. The latter, the slump, can be seen as social media fatigue.