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    26 yr old Cape Town resident’s racist Facebook post goes viral [pic]
    Posted by on May 3rd, 2016

    UPDATE: see below. 26 year old Noordhoek resident, Matthew Theunissen, is the new Penny Sparrow after his racist Facebook post went viral yesterday. Theunissen, who is originally from Durban, posted the message in response to… Read More »

    KFC’s spicy Twitter ad offended a whole bunch of people [pic]
    Posted by on Apr 18th, 2016

    Oh dear. Social media ad fail of the day comes courtesy of the KFC Twitter account in Australia who recently thought it would be a great idea to post a rather suggestive picture that offended… Read More »

    Somebody owned Capitec bank and their April Fool’s twitter prank [pics]
    Posted by on Apr 5th, 2016

    We all know that a clever April Fool’s prank can bring a brand some extra exposure especially if it goes viral, but it doesn’t always go according to plan hey. I’m not sure if you… Read More »

    Instagram finally allows one user to manage multiple accounts – here’s how
    Posted by on Feb 9th, 2016

    Social media manager rejoice. From this week on you will be allowed to manage multiple Instagram accounts that are linked to one user. The updated Instagram app will allow five accounts to be linked and… Read More »

    Facebook is expanding the like button to include love, haha, wow, sad and angry options [pic]
    Posted by on Jan 28th, 2016

    It’s been in the pipeline for ages and most people have at some point wished they could express more than just hitting the ‘like’ button on Facebook. Many have suggested that Facebook add a ‘dislike’… Read More »

    Social media fail of the day goes to Crocs for trying to use David Bowie’s death as a brand opportunity – PIC
    Posted by on Jan 13th, 2016

    Your social media marketing lesson of the day comes courtesy of Crocs, the shoes everyone loves to hate. No matter how comfortable people claim them to be, Crocs already have a reputation as possibly the… Read More »

    Twitter is planning on allowing 10 000 character limit tweets soon
    Posted by on Jan 7th, 2016

    Mixed reactions yesterday to news that social media giant Twitter is planning on increasing its 140 character tweet limit to allow users to post tweets with up to 10 000 characters. You can already send… Read More »

    Your Twitter timeline may not show tweets in chronological order anymore
    Posted by on Dec 10th, 2015

    In a move that is sure to result in irate Twitter users, the social media giant is testing a new timeline where Tweets no longer appear in chronological order. Kinda like your Facebook newsfeed where… Read More »

    H&M South Africa slammed for social media response [screenshots]
    Posted by on Nov 6th, 2015

    How not to social media lesson for the day comes courtesy of whoever is in charge of the H&M South Africa Twitter account. The international retail giant recently open stores in Cape Town and yesterday… Read More »

    Woolworths social media team goes viral with witty Eminem rap response [pic]
    Posted by on Sep 29th, 2015

    Not often we seen a brand post go viral for positive reasons hey, but the how-to-win-at-social-media lesson of the day goes to Woolworths in Australia for their witty response to a customer who sent them… Read More »